SCCC library presents ‘Grimm for Grownups’

LIBERAL, Kan. – The Seward County Community College Library is proud to host “Grimm for Grownups,” a presentation and discussion by Priscilla Howe on Wednesday, October 16. The Brothers Grimm traveled across Europe in the 1800s collecting folktales that eventually became the classic fairy tales children read today. However, most were never intended for children….

10th annual Poetry Coffeehouse April 12 with Rebecca Aronson

Award-winning Albuquerque poet Rebecca Aronson will read her work in library, and at coffee house event Folks will have two opportunities to hear award-winning Albuquerque poet Rebecca Aronson on April 12 at Seward County Community College. Aronson will read her poetry and answer questions from the audience at a noon-1 p.m. session in the SCCC…

Chavez exhibit opens Hispanic Heritage Month at SCCC

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Seward County Community College Library and Student Services will present the exhibit “In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez” beginning Monday, September 17 through October 15. Throughout his youth and into young adulthood, Chávez experienced the hardships of being a migrant farm worker and…

SCCC library extends hours for finals

The Seward County Community College Library will be open until midnight during finals week. The Library is extending its hours from 7:45 a.m. to midnight from Monday, May 7 to Thursday, May 10. According to SCCC Library Director Lindsay Tuman, students have long requested extended hours at the library. “Students have asked for extended hours…

SCCC notes passing of founding librarian, Mary Anna Brown

Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future.     –Ray Bradbury The first library director of Seward County Community College, Mary Anna (Lane) Brown, died Nov. 19, in her hometown of Shawnee, Okla. Brown, who served as the Director of Libraries at SCCC when it opened in 1969, served in that…

Presentation explores history of the humble tortilla

Seward County Community College Library will host “Flour Power,” a presentation and discussion by Gene T. Chávez for its October Lunch in the Library program at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 4.  The program will be held at the SCCC Library in the Hobble Academic Building, 1801 N Kansas Ave.  The library will offer guests a…