Oesterle Library News

Exciting News!

August 9th, 2018 by mlproulx

In the coming weeks, Oesterle Library will be getting a much-needed new website!

Our web address will continue to be Library.noctrl.edu and you will continue to have access to all the same resources and services.

Bear with us as we all get accustomed to the new platform. It should be an exciting change!



Closed July 4

July 3rd, 2018 by mlproulx

Oesterle Library will be closed Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

We will reopen Thursday, July 5th at 7:45am.

Have a safe and festive holiday!

Summer Term Hours

June 12th, 2018 by mlproulx

Welcome to Summer Term 2018!

Our hours through August 3 are as follows:

      Monday – Thursday – 7:45 am to 9:30 pm
      Friday – 7:45 am to 8:00 pm
      Saturday – 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
      Sunday – 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

End of Term Reminder

June 4th, 2018 by mlproulx

Congratulations on making it through another exciting year, Cardinals!

This is a friendly reminder that all materials you have checked out from Oesterle, IShare, or InterLibrary Loan are due back by Wednesday, June 6th by 4:00pm. Remember to bring everything back before you move out for the summer!



Spring Workshops

April 26th, 2018 by mlproulx

The Spring Term Digital Tools Workshops are here!

All sessions are open to anyone interested in dropping by. Bring your questions and your projects for us to work through.


Weeks 6, 7, & 8

Wednesdays (5/2, 5/9, 5/16) – 1:00 pm

Thursdays (5/3, 5/10, 5/17) – 9:00 am & 3:00 pm


If none of these sessions work for you, contact Melissa Proulx (mlproulx@noctrl.edu) to arrange another time.


Get a first look at some of the tools we’ll discuss here: Digital Tools Guide


National Library Week!

April 10th, 2018 by mlproulx

Happy National Library Week!

Today’s libraries lead their communities and transform lives every day. From education to lifelong learning, we provide access to services you need to reach your potential and grow as a leader. National Library Week is a celebration of all that we here at Oesterle and librarians around the country do!

Check out the display on the lower level for a few books and movies that celebrate libraries!





David Bowies Favorite Books

April 2nd, 2018 by mlproulx

Did you know that David Bowie made a list of his 100 favorite books?

Check out the display in the library lobby of his favorite books that you can check out to read for yourself! On display through this week.

Here is the list if you want to save it for later:




Spring Break!

March 14th, 2018 by mlproulx

Congratulations, Cardinals!

You’ve made it through another Winter Term! The snow is melting, and spring is on the way!

If you are getting a jump on your Spring Term readings and I-Share requests, we will be here for you during spring break.

Our Hours are:

Monday – Friday – 7:45 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday – Closed



Digital Tools Workshops

February 15th, 2018 by mlproulx

Still more Digital Tools Mini-Workshops will be coming up in the next few weeks! Drop in any time with your assignments, questions, and visions – let’s create the best final projects! Get a preview of the kinds of tools here: Digital Tools Guide

Week 7 – Thursday (2/15) 12:00pm

Week 8 – Wednesday (2/21) 1:30pm, Thursday (2/22) 12:00pm

If you are interested but these times do not work for you, please contact Melissa Proulx (mlproulx@noctrl.edu) to arrange another time to meet!




OPEN February 10

February 9th, 2018 by mlproulx

We hope you all enjoyed your snow day!

Oesterle Library and North Central College will return to regularly planned activities on Saturday February 10th.

Oesterle Library will be open 9:00am to 5:30pm on Saturday and 12:00pm to 12:00am on Sunday.