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    Textbook Scholarships

    Scholarship drawing for $250 towards your textbooks- deadline to enter is Aug. 12
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    Rancho Cordova Center

    Folsom Lake College ramps up for opening of new site
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    Register Now for Fall

    Open registration is underway. Fall semester starts week of Aug. 22.
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    Looking for open classes?

    Fall classes are available! Semester starts Aug. 22. Click on the photo for info.
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  • Spotlight Night

    Spotlight Night

    Join us for a special open house event on Thurs., Sept. 10 from 6-8pm
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    Community Observatory Invites You

    See the stars at the Community Observatory behind the El Dorado Center!
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Library Mission

The Folsom Lake College Library Program mission is to provide students with the information skills they need to be successful in their educational endeavors, careers, and as information consumers and creators throughout their lives.

As librarians, we enable students to use the library's information resources, whether within or beyond our walls. As instructors, we teach students how to find, evaluate, and use information effectively. As experts in knowledge resources, we support other disciplines by selecting the most accurate, fair, diverse, relevant, comprehensive and current sources available.

As library staff, we assist with the daily library services our students need. We make every effort to keep all library operations running smoothly and efficiently to facilitate student learning.

The library offers a sanctuary in which to study, read, and think, whether alone or with others. As librarians, we seek to instill the value of books and ideas and an appreciation of the rich history of human thought. The library strives to serve as a place of intellectual freedom and educational growth for the Folsom Lake College community.