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Free Little Libraries foster community book exchanges during pandemic

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Roselle Lagmay, Reporter

June 10, 2020

With many local libraries forced to close in ordinance with COVID-19 mandates, Little Free Libraries have replaced the experience of a normal library. Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that has built a community of fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world. The process is...

Library displays controversial literature

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

In honor of Banned Book Week, an annual event by the American Library Association (ALA), De Anza has set up a display of controversially banned books in the campus library, organized by faculty members and librarian Pauline Yeckley. “It’s a functioning display, meaning any student is free to go...

Banning books threatens First Amendment rights

Steven Hall, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015

“To Kill a Mocking Bird,” “The Call of the Wild” and “The Lord of the Rings” may seem like very different books, but all three have something in common. They have been banned at one point or another. De Anza students and faculty find the idea of banned books strange in the land of freedom....

Measure C bond program funds $6.2 million library renovations

Nang Hlaing, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

De Anza College’s library closed for renovations Aug. 7 and is expected to reopen until July 2015. During the closure, all library services will be temporary relocated to the Learning Center West on the second floor. The entrance to the LCW is behind the Library. Enter through the west side of...

Library changes group study room policy

Katie Phan, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013

The De Anza College library has instated a new occupancy policy for its private study rooms this year, requiring a minimum of three students. The previous policy allowed two students to check out a study room. The primary motivation behind the policy change was to use the limited number of study...

Library construction in 2014

Genie Lu, Staff Writer

May 22, 2013

Architects met with library administrators at De Anza College on May 14 to discuss a planned renovation that will ultimately lead to partial closures of the building between August 2014 and July 2015. Noll & Tam Architects is in the design phase of the $6.2 million project, according to an email...