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Lakeland Library Newsletter: September 2022

Find all of your latest Library news here!


Welcome to the Lakeland Library Newsletter!  Each month, we will showcase classes, events, and other fun and interesting facts about the Library and our staff. We will also keep you informed of new resources and services that are designed to assist you in your course work, and personal and professional lives. 


Maria Armijo

Maria Amijo, Reference & Instruction Librarian

Fun fact: I teach Game Design and Portfolio/Branding Creation at Tri-C East.


Paula Reid-Tucker, Reference & Instruction Librarian

Fun fact: Paula is the new liaison to communication studies, modern languages, ASL, and the Hive.


Nicole Ice Pet Dog

Nicole Ice, Circulation Services Assistant

Fun fact: I have 3 dogs. The one in the pic is my newest baby - she is a pug/chihuaha and is super sweet! 

New Books

New Books

Check out these new books, available in our library!

"This book is a plant: how to grow, learn and radically engage with the natural world"

This Book is a Plant book jacket

"Restorative yoga: power, presence, practice for teachers and trainees" by Anna Ashby

Book jacket: Restorative Yoga

"Star Mentor: Hands-On Projects and Lessons on Observational Astronomy for Beginners" by Daniel E. Barth

Book jacket:  Star Mentor

  • Stop by the Library, on the third floor of C-Building, C-3051, to browse some of our great new resources!
  • Can't make it to the Library? Check out the entire list of new materials.

Digital Book Display

Check out our digital book displays on Information Literacy and Spooky Reads for October (Click the image below)!

Did you know?

Relax at the library lakeland library september 2022


Crafting space Meditation space 

Resting space

It's no mystery! The library's new space is a relaxation zone!

Need a place to relax? Join us in the library's new relaxation zone! Enjoy meditation, yoga, crafts, and games, or sit back and rest. The relaxation zone is open and available to all students during all of the library's business hours. A fun-filled grand opening event, in connection with other relaxation zones on campus in the counseling center and outside, will take place soon. Watch for more details about the grand opening including an awesome scavenger hunt and a grand prize drawing for an apple watch and beats noise canceling headphones!

Generously funded by Lakeland's Rise and Thrive grant

Upcoming Library Events


Book jacket: The Dutch House

Monday Book Club

When:  Monday, October 10 at 2PM

Where:  The Holden University Center

Read:  "The Dutch House" by Ann Patchett

Summary:  "Ann Patchett, the New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth and State of Wonder, returns with her most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go"-- Provided by publisher.

Contact: to participate in the Monday Book Club. Free and open to everyone!

Book Jacket: The Cellist of Sarajevo

Online Book Discussion Group 

When:  Wednesday, October 26 at 12PM

Where: Online

Read:   "The Cellist of Sarajevo" by Steven Galloway 

Summary:  "While a cellist plays at the site of a mortar attack to commemorate the deaths of twenty-two friends and neighbors, two other men set out in search of bread and water to keep themselves alive, and a woman sniper secretly protects the life of the cellist as her army becomes increasingly threatening." ~ Provided by Publisher

Contact: to participate in the online book discussion. Free and open to everyone!

Stress Relief Kits

Squeeze the day sticker with yellow smiley face

Do midterms have you feeling stressed?

Stop by the library, on the third floor of C-building, and pick-up a FREE

Midterm Stress Relief Kit

October 17 - 20, 8AM - 8PM 

The kit includes:

    Squeeze ball, clay dough, bookmarks to color, crayons, chips/pretzels, fruit leather, trail mix, granola bar and sticker   

Kits provided by the Library and Lakeland's Rise and Thrive grant.

Phone 440.525.7424 for more information

Book Displays

Looking for an interesting read?

Banned books display Bee happy display

Check out one of the library's displays, showcasing new books and monthly themes! Displays featured in September include self-care, stop the stress, bee happy, and banned books. Interested in collaborating with us on a display? Email Circulation Coordinator Brian Hanna at

Bowl of Serials


Smile, Lakeland Library has Dental Periodicals

October 2nd is World Smile Day and the library has several dental periodicals for all who work with smiles. Every month the library receives Journal of Dental Education and RDH aka Registered Dental Hygienists. Every other month a new issue of General Dentistry arrives.  For information on these resources and more, contact Reference at 440-525-7425 or email .

Interlibrary Loan Services

Library Delivery for all facuty, staff & Administrators

Faculty, Staff and Administrators can have OhioLINK, SearchOhio, Interlibrary Loan and library materials delivered directly to your on-campus office or mailbox. Email to get started. 

New E-Resources

Our guide to the best internet info

Find trustworthy internet sources here!

Ever wonder how to find credible websites? We have you covered! Check out the library's best internet info guide. The guide is designed to explain common web search tools and offer suggestions about where to find quality information on the web. Need more help online? Contact a reference librarian at

Where Can I Study?

Library Collaboration Space with tables, chairs and white boards

Need a place to study? 

Try Lakeland Library on the third floor of C-Building, C-3051. The library has quiet study areas, group study rooms and collaboration spaces available. 

During the semester, the library is OPEN:

  • Monday - Thursday, 8AM - 8PM, 
  • Friday. 8Am - 12PM
  • Saturday, 8AM - 1PM
  • Sunday, CLOSED

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Fall research help!

Research Help

Need help finding resources for your research paper or project?

Lakeland Librarians provide one-on-one research appointments for students both face-to-face and online via WebEx. To meet with a librarian, sign up using our digital request form and tell us about your assignment and research topic. We will help you search for quality resources! 

Library Contact Information

General Information                                                Fall Semester Hours                                          Web       

Location: Third Floor of C-Building                             M-Th: 8AM-8PM                                           Homepage
(C-3051)                                                                       Fri: 8AM-12PM                                               Youtube
Phone: 440-525-7424                                                  Sat: 8AM-1PM                                               

Email:                   Sun: Closed  


Contributors to the September 2022 newsletter include:  Linda Glasser, Cori Tatulinski, Jennifer Yandle

Editor: Megan Mamolen

Lakeland Community College Library
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