Category Archives: General News

2nd Summer Session Library Service Hours

2nd summer calendarDuring the 2nd Summer Session (Tuesday June 30 – Tuesday August 18) Library service hours are:

  • Library Services (General inquiries, Circulation, RaiderLoan)
    • MON-FRI: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Reference Services (Ask-a-Librarian, OneSearch Chat, Reference Phone 616-234-3868), or, Text 616-201-4842)
    • MON-THU 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Watch our Virtual Services page for forthcoming services like Curbside Pickup!

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New York Times Online

GRCC’s Library provides FREE access to the New York Times Online; it’s a $110 value. NYTimes  is used in all sorts of classes, including: Business; Culinary Arts; Economics; History; Political Science; Theater; and more!

If you’re new to GRCC, then follow the directions to create your account on our NYT Subject Guide to activate your logon today.  If you’ve already created your logon (it’s good for one year) – take time to stay on top of national and world news.

New York TImes Online platforms

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Happy Belated HVAC Day!

HVAC – Heating, Ventilation, and, Air Conditioning – you may not think about it until you don’t have it!  Maybe that’s why I’m a day late in highlighting the HVAC industry?  The Bureau of Labor Statistics has identified  HVAC to have a 14% industry growth in employment rates of technicians is expected by 2024, so you will want to consider GRCC’s certificate and degree programs as being a great career option. See what HVAC professionals do by viewing Residential Energy Efficiency Projects  from Films on Demand.  Logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.

GRCC boiler plant

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Need to Return Library Books?

Overdues – no worries! If you checked out GRCC Library materials due anytime this year, the due date has been extended (again) and materials are now due Tuesday, August 18 2020.  Any GRCC overdue fines have been waived.

Library Book Drop

If you would prefer to return library materials earlier, you may place them into the book drop outside the Library Lobby plaza entrance on Ransom Ave. 

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RaiderLoan Article Ordering Re-Opens!

Article Borrowing through RaiderLoan has re-opened! We’re doing our very best to obtain the digital articles you need, and get them delivered to your GRCC email. See the RaiderLoan Document Delivery & Interlibrary Loan Subject Guide to place your article requests. Remember, if you need help finding great resources for your assignments, Ask-a-Librarian!

  • Borrowing books and videos through RaiderLoan and all MeL Michigan eLibrary borrowing is still suspended due to library closures. We’ll let you know as soon as you can start ordering those again.
  • If you currently have any interlibrary loan titles checked out, return them to us when the Library re-opens. Overdue fines from lending libraries will be waived.

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