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  • Makerspace in the Library! The first and third Wednesdays of the month, the makerspace returns! From 1-4 pm, come to the AHC Library lobby (Santa Maria campus) and receive assistance with the project. After 4 pm, materials will remain out till closing (10 pm). All supplies will be provided and this is completely free and open to all! The makerspace themes for this fall semester tentatively include make your own poetry, books, sewable electronics, books, painted rocks, and cards.
  • Friends of the Library Book Club: Allan Hancock College Friends of the Library invites all staff and faculty to participate in timely discussions, develop relationships with peers and mentors, gain a fresh perspective, and re-energize as a team, all through a monthly Book Club! We will be reading a variety of genres to include a mix of fiction and non-fiction. Our first meeting will be Oct. 17th from 12-1pm in L-337. This opportunity can earn you Professional Development hours. Please contact Susie Kopecky at ext 3453 or Vickey Smith at ext 3492 for more info. 
  • OER Drop-In Hours: Attention AHC faculty- Do you have questions about OERs? Come by the Santa Maria campus library and we will help. Drop in anytime between 1-3pm on Tuesdays and a librarian will assist you. 
  • Welcome to a new semester, and a brand new offering from your library.  You can now enjoy complimentary access to the New York Times digital content and the Wall Street Journal digital content with unlimited access to articles, news, videos and multimedia*. 

To set up your New York Times account for the first time, you must be on our campus internet network.  Click on the image below, and follow the steps as directed on the webpage


To set up your Wall Street Journal account for the first time, students, faculty and staff can activate their WSJ memberships via this URL:  
wsjIf you are having trouble creating an account, or have any questions—please stop by the library reference desk and we would be happy to help.
*ask the library about restrictions including crosswords and date ranges

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