Category Archives: Event

Mindfulness Meditation Mondays Continue

Meditation image colorfulMindfulness Meditation Mondays, facilitated by Counselor Emily Nisely, continue in the Learning Resource Center. This semester, there is a new – and quieter –  location – Room 137 (enter off the Library Lobby) – at the usual time – 12-12:30 pm.  Emily notes that “meditation can reduce stress, improve attention and concentration, increase feelings of connectedness, and may strengthen the immune system and improve stress-related physical and mental health conditions.” Learn how to meditate or build on previous meditation experience. Our practice will be non-religious, and topics vary:

  • 1/20 Fostering connectedness through loving-kindness meditation in honor of  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • 2/10 Focusing & quieting the mind with mindful breathing meditation
  • 2/24 Body awareness & relaxation with body-scan meditation
  • 3/9 Mindful eating meditation
  • 3/23 Soothing distress with self-compassion meditation
  • 4/6 Meditation for cultivating gratitude
  • 4/20 Lake Meditation: A guided visualization to promote stillness and calm

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Before MLK Book Display

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 20), librarian Sophia Brewer has curated a book display entitled “Before MLK there was….” Featured are images of famous African Americans with selected books on their lives and works.  Come on over, grab a cup of free coffee, and take a look at the display found near the Library & Learning Commons New Books Shelving.  Titles may be checked out!

Before MLK Book Display

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Winter Semester Library Hours Announced

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The Library & Learning Commons has re-opened with regular library hours on Monday January 13.  Winter Semester Hours are:

  • Mon: 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.
  • Tue: 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.
  • Wed: 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.
  • Thu: 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 p.m.
  • Fri: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sat: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Sun: CLOSED

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Last Call – for Cookbooks!

It’s the last week for you to select FREE cookbooks. You’ll find them on the 1st floor of GRCC’s Library & Learning Commons.  The books are FREE – and we have bags and boxes to make it easy for you to take what you want!Cookbook giveaway

 

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Library Exam & Holiday Break Hours

The Library & Learning Commons  Exam & Holiday Break Hours are:

  • OPEN 8:00am – 5:00 pm;  Monday Dec. 16 –  Friday Dec. 20 (No Reference Service)
  • CLOSED Weekends: until January 18
  • CAMPUS CLOSED: Monday Dec. 23 – Wed. January 1
  • OPEN 8:00am – 5:00 pm: January 2-3 & 6-10 (No Reference Service)

The Library will re-open with regular library hours on Monday January 13.

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