February is African American History Month

  • Check on the shelf in the Main stacks, Media and Reference Collection: 305.896 and 973.049.

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How to use the Library from Home/Off-Campus

To access the library‘s many resources (including e-books, streaming videos, and library databases) from home, you need to log-in.

  • USERNAME:   This is the first initial of your first name followed by your entire last name, then add “@my.ghc.edu”
    EXAMPLE: John Smith, SID 123456789
    Username is: jsmith@my.ghc.edu

Please note: this is the same login that is used on the campus computers and in Canvas!

  • PASSWORD:   This is the initials of your first and last name, immediately followed by your entire SID.
    EXAMPLE: John Smith, SID 123456789
    Password: js123456789

If you encounter any problems, please contact us.

For more information on using the library from home, please visit our Off Campus page or ask a librarian!


Posted by Adrienne

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Tutoring Services

The Learning Center is a comfortable place to do your homework, meet with your study group, or use a computer. 

Location and Hours: The Learning Center is located in the Academic Success Center (library building), room 1519 on the main (Aberdeen) campus. We are open Monday – Friday, 8 am to 4 pm.

For more information visit the Tutoring Services Page.


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Student Success Conference

Wednesday, January 23 9am-2pm BLDG 1500, Spellman Academic Support Center (Library). Drop in any time!

Free worshops begin every half hour. No registration necessary. Everyone is invited.

Workshops include:

  • Effective use of your syllabus
  • Writing Skills Panel Discussion
  • Library Resources
  • Scholarships
  • Time Management
  • Study skills
  • Goal Setting
  • Online Registration, Transcripts, Add/Drop, etc.
  • Active Shooter Response
  • Emergency Preparedness

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Closed for MLK Jr. Day

The library is closed on Monday January 21st in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

We will resume normal hours on Tuesday morning at 7:30am.

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ProQuest Downtime

On Saturday, January 19, ProQuest will be down from 7pm through 3am
Sunday morning for maintenance. During this time we will not have access to the following databases:

  • ABI/Inform Trade and Industry
  • Criminal Justice Database
  • eLibrary
  • Family Health Database
  • Nursing & Allied Health Database
  • PTSDpubs
  • Research Library
  • US Newsstream

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Come see Works by Helmi up until February 2nd!

Helmi Dagmar Juvonen (1903-1985), known simply as Helmi, was a Pacific Northwest Artist well known for her work recording Native American culture and art. She worked with many mediums during her career and she is associated with the Northwest School American art movement. Helmi was well known for her art at a time when women rarely made a career as an artist. Her work was especially recognized in the last decade of her life.

Helmi spent the last 25 years of her life in an Elma convalescence home where she met Grays Harbor College English instructor Brent Goeres. The works on display were gifted to Grays Harbor College by Brent Goeres’ Estate.

Come learn more about this artist by visiting the Art Gallery in the John Spellman Library during open hours!

Submit by Amy.

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Welcome to Winter Quarter 2019!

Welcome new and returning students!

In addition to the books, magazines, journals and DVDs available in the library there are thousands more available online through our web site.

Don’t hesitate to contact us with questions! We’re here to help!

Library hours are:

Monday – Wednesday

  •  7:30 am- 8:00 pm


  •  7:30 am- 6:00 pm


  • 7:30 am- 4:30pm


  • 10:00 am- 3:00 pm



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Winter break closure

The library will be closing at 4:30pm on Thursday Dec. 6th (the last day of finals) and will be open Friday Dec. 7th from 7:30am-4:30pm.

The library is closed during winter break, December 8-January 1st.

Regular hours resume on January 2nd, 2019.

Have a great break!


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Download Microsoft Office- for free!

Grays Harbor College students have the ability to download a copy of Microsoft Office 360 at no charge. Click here to get your free copy.


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