The mission of Lower Columbia College Library and Learning Commons is to provide the instructional support, resources, and environment that students need to become accomplished, independent learners.

Library Vision

Our vision is to be an empowering information hub where users have access to cutting edge academic support services in a single location.

Library Policy & Guidelines

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  • Circulation & Borrowing
  • Collection Development
  • Food & Beverages
  • Public Computer Use

Library Outcomes

Library Services will fulfill this mission by meeting the following outcomes.

  • Employing professionally-qualified faculty librarians and library paraprofessionals who are active educators.
  • Providing maximum access to information resources and services that support and augment the classroom experience and that foster academic excellence through the freedom of inquiry.
  • Encouraging and facilitating intellectual independence and lifelong learning through instructional programs and services that emphasize information literacy and complement classroom instruction.
  • Providing distinctive programs and services designed to meet the intellectual and cultural needs of an information-based society.
  • Providing an atmosphere and environment that supports the use of information in learning and study.
  • Utilizing available and emerging technologies that support and enhance instruction and information retrieval.

Contact the Library

 Alan Thompson Library


Mon - Thur: 7:30 am - 7 pm
Fri: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Sat: 10 am - 2 pm
Sun: closed

Closed between quarters and on holidays.
Closed on Fridays and Saturdays during summer session.

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