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Southwestern Oregon Community College Library provides resources to students, faculty, staff, and community members.  We belong to the COASTLINE library system to access books, movies, periodicals, and databases from across Coos and Curry Counties.  Need help finding information? Visit the library and ask, call us at 541.888.7270, or email us at library@socc.edu. We love to help!



Library Event - Documentary Fridays

Please join us for a movie every Friday afternoon to celebrate our extended evening hours!  Each week, we will feature a new documentary from our video streaming database Films on Demand.  Faculty: Please contact Terry Stroh if you are interested in embedding F.o.D. content in MyLakerLink; these links are for on-campus viewing only.  Everybody: Are you interested in using the library's AV resources for meetings or group projects?  Ask us how!

Documentary Fridays Flyer 11-1-19


Campus Event - Diversity Talk with Award-Winning Poet Carlos Robson 

Carlos Robson

Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College welcomes award winning poet Carlos Robson to our Coos campus on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 for an educational talk, in which he incorporates his poetry, on diversity. The talk will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Hales Center for Performing Arts, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. Everyone is invited, students and community members, to this open and free event. Carlos will be on campus throughout the day hosting workshops for students and staff prior to his open lecture that evening.

Carlos Robson is a spoken word poet, playwright, and teaching artist from North Carolina. As a competitive “slam” poet, he has competed in local, regional, national and international competitions, winning the National Poetry Slam championship in 2007 and again in 2008 as a member of the North Carolina-based team, SlamCharlotte. He has performed in all corners of the nation, on Broadway and internationally, and is a co-founder of the Charlotte-based artist collective, the Concrete Generation. Twice-nominated for APCA Spoken Word Artist of the Year, Carlos has performed at over 150 colleges and universities. Carlos is also the official spoken word artist of the Dwayne Wade Foundation and has appeared on TV1’s Verses and Flow.

For more information please contact Kyle Croy, Director of Student Life at Southwestern at kcroy@socc.edu.