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National Library Week Giveaway Winners

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Congratulations to the winners of our National Library Week Survey giveaway.

$20 Amazon Gift Card – Tina

$10 Amazon Gift Card – Ivey

$5 Fuzzy Peach Gift Card – Kansas


Thanks to all of you who responded to our Natioanl Library Week survey.

Lend a Hand On Earth Day

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Join CFCC in celebrating Earth Day!

In honor of Earth Day Monday April 22, 2013 CFCC Green Committee is hosting a day of activity and community service.


Downtown Campus:

10 AM – 2 PM Tabitha’s Courtyard

  • Enjoy games & prizes while learning how you can become involved with CFCC’s efforts to go green.
  • Local environmental organizations as well as campus organizations will be on hand to talk and share information.

2 – 4pm Campus Clean Up

  • Grab a few friends, roll up your sleeves, and have fun giving back to our downtown community.
  • Sign up table at Tabitha’s Courtyard. 
  • Keep America Beautiful will provide bags and gloves.
  • Raffle prices from CFCC bookstore.

North Campus:

  • 1:30 PM North Campus Clean -Up 
  • For information about the North Campus clean-up, please contact Pat Hogan or Deb Ward 

National Library Week Survey

Monday, April 15th, 2013

April 14-20 is National Library Week!  First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country.  You can celebrate in many ways.  Show your appreciation for your favorite local library.  Leave a comment on our Inspiration chalk wall.  Thank a library employee who has helped you during this past semester.  Get a library card (if you don’t already have one).  Take our National Library Week Survey.  Answer just a few questions and you might win a prize.  We’re giving away two Amazon gift cards (one for $20 and one for $10) and a Fuzzy Peach gift card ($5) to randomly selected survey takers.

The survey will be open from April 15th through April 30th. You’ll find the link to the survey at the Library’s home page: or you can go directly to the survey at:

The survey is open to all. The gift card giveaway is open only to current CFCC students and employees.

To be included in the giveaway, you must leave your CFCC email address. Gift card winners will be randomly selected and notified by CFCC email on May 1st. Winners will have 1 week to claim their prize or another winner will be selected.

Only one (1) giveaway entry per person, please!

NLW Survey Image

The 50th Anniversary of North Carolina’s Community Colleges

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Did you know that the NC House will recognize the 50th Anniversary of the NC Community College System today at 1 PM?  The NC Senate recognized the 50th Anniversary of the NC Community College System yesterday during their afternoon session.

On May 17, 2013, the NC Community College System Office will celebrate the Golden Anniversary of the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) with a gala and scholarship fundraiser in Raleigh.

For more information on this important milestone, go to:


Have no fear, National Poetry Month is here!

Friday, April 5th, 2013

No need to hide, check out our National Poetry Month guide!

A little learning is a dangerous thing — Alexander Pope


World Autism Awareness Day – April 2, 2013

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

April 2, 2013, is World Autism Awareness Day.  Check out Autism Resources from the CFCC Library

world autism awareness

Book Drive to Benefit Sunset Park Elementary School

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

The CFCC Student Government is joining forces with Sunset Park Elementary School to encourage education through reading.  Please bring your new or gently used children’s books–appropriate for elementary school kids–to one of the campus drop-off boxes between now and April 19th.  Collection boxes are located in the CFCC Campus Libraries, Business Offices, and Student Activities areas.

Kids in the Library

Find out more about Women’s History…

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

You can find out more about Women’s History Month by checking out our guide (lots of great books, DVDs, and websites)!


And the Oscar Goes To…

Monday, February 18th, 2013

…DJANGO UNCHAINED!!!  Here’s how CFCC voted:

Django Unchained: 44 Votes

Argo: 23 Votes

Lincoln: 18 Votes

Life of Pi: 16 Votes

Les Miserables: 11 Votes

Don’t Know/Don’t Care: 11 Votes

Beasts of the Southern Wild: 8 Votes

Silver Lining Playbook: 8 Votes

Zero Dark Thirty: 8 Votes

Amour: 2 Votes

We also had write in votes for “The Master” (1 Vote) and “Best Poster” for Beasts of the Southern Wild.  Thanks for your vote!

Check out a DVD winner from 84 years of Academy Award history!

CFCC Guide to the Oscars

Oscar Wall

Romantic Films

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

CFCC has dozens of Romantic Films.  Check one out tonight and score…some points.


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