Search the catalog to find books in the library.


Discover thousands of E-books through our academic collections:


Search resources which contain the following types of articles:

Academic Search Premier

Journal Finder

Looking for a specific magazine, newspaper or journal?

Search our Journal Finder by title to see if it is available online,
or view a list of our print collection.

Many instructors make textbooks, articles, and other course material available through our reserve collection. To locate, you will need one of the following:

Course title, instructor name, course number, title and/or author


Search the course reserves catalog.

Summer Hours

Our regular summer term hours are:

  • Monday - Thursday:
    8 am - 6:45 pm
  • Friday: 8 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

New Site

Preview the new Library website launching Fall 2017. The new, responsive site is being developed for both desktop and mobile devices. Please let us know any feedback or questions you have!

Metro State

If you are taking courses through Metro State University, you have access to their library resources and services.

Alternative Press

MCTC's Library Information Technology (LIT) Program will equip you with the practical and conceptual skills to work in technology-driven libraries and information agencies.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the library hours?

Our regular Fall & Spring Semester hours are:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.–9:45 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m.–5:45 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m.–3:45 p.m.

View the library calendar for a full listing of our hours.

How do I borrow material from the Library?

To borrow material from the Library, bring the items you would like to check out to our circulation desk. You will need your MCTC ID which also works as your library card

Where do I return items?

Items can be returned at our circulation desk, or at the book drop which is located just outside the main entrance of Wheelock Whitney Hall

How do I access Resources from off campus?

To access Resources from off campus you will need your Library barcode or your student ID number. View instructions for off campus access.

Where can I find research help?

We offer a number of services to assist you. To learn about the types of research help services we offer, check out our research help pages.

How can I donate books to the Library?

Thank you for thinking of the MCTC library, we do appreciate donations of recent books in good condition. Please read our guidelines for information on donating material.