General Information

The HCC-LRC contains about 12,000 square feet of floor space, housing our print collection, one computer lab and two student tutorial rooms, and the distance learning office. The ERC (Electronic Resources Center) is the public access lab with 63 computers and Internet connectivity.

Collections: Print and Electronic
The HCC library houses about 28,000 books; 90 periodicals, and an assortment of AV equipment. Our online catalog CCLINC (Community College Libraries in NC) allows patrons to access titles in our collection as well as those in the greater community college collection. Books from other community colleges can be requested at the circulation desk. CCLINC and other data services can be accessed through our web page under Electronic Resources. Some of these sites require passwords (available at the circulation desk) for remote access. Materials are also available through inter-library loan.

Books are circulated for a two-week period. Three renewals may be granted, one by phone. Overdue fines are .05 per book per day. Students must return all materials and pay all fines by the end of each semester before registering for the next semester

The library is expected to be a relatively quiet place. The computer labs are very quiet places. No cell phone usage. No food or drink. Children must be supervised in the library. No children are allowed in the computer labs. High School students require adult supervision in the labs. ID badges or visitor passes must be worn at all times.