Library Learning Commons

Holiday Hours 2019

December 16 – 20, 2019

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Library/Lab Hours

Library/Lab Hours

Library/Lab Hours

Regular Library/Lab Hours Franklin Suffolk
Monday: 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: Closed Closed
Sunday: Closed Closed

Library schedule during intersession
Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


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Learning Resources Center

Our mission is to support college programs, students, faculty, and the college’s community. Resources and services we offer include:

  • print, electronic and multimedia resources to support the College’s programs
  • access to online databases and the Internet
  • instructional equipment for teaching and learning
  • one-on-one research assistance
  • organized materials for easier use
  • information literacy instruction
  • facilities for instructional and community activities

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Access to Library Materials

Students can access a full range of library services at the Franklin campus, Suffolk campus, and PDCCC Center at Smithfield. Our diverse collection includes:

  • print and electronic books (eBooks),
  • magazine and newspaper subscriptions,
  • multimedia resources,
  • online databases,
  • audiobooks,
  • MS Office software,
  • career resources, and
  • children’s books.

Students can also check out materials from Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education campuses with a consortium card. Applications are available in the libraries. They can also borrow books and articles from other institutions through interlibrary loan services.

Students can identify materials available at other libraries and in electronic databases through the Virginia Community College System Electronic Library Resources and the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA).

Need Help?

The Library staff can help you with:

  • reference and research assistance,
  • information literacy presentations/ workshops,
  • equipment requests and assistance.
  • interlibrary loan requests