Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Word of the Day


[lahy-brer-ee, -bruh-ree, -bree]

noun, plural libraries.

1. a place set apart to contain books, periodicals, and other material
    for reading, viewing, listening, study, or reference, as a room, set
    of rooms, or building where books may be read or borrowed.

2. a public body organizing and maintaining such an establishment.

3. a collection of manuscripts, publications, and other materials for
    reading, viewing, listening, study, or reference.

4. a collection of any materials for study and enjoyment, as films,
    musical recordings, or maps.

5. a commercial establishment lending books for a fixed charge; a
    lending library.

6. a series of books of similar character or alike in size, binding,
    etc., issued by a single publishing house.

7. Biology. a collection of standard materials or formulations by
    which specimens are identified.
The Yocum Library provides books, DVDs, online databases, and more for RACC students, employees and the community.

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