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JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY


Contact Info



JFK Library Hours
Fall Semester

Mon-Thur: 7:30 am - 9:00 pm

Friday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: 5:00 - 9:00 pm

 

Schedule of Days Closed

Library Resources & Services

John F. Kennedy Library provides resources and services to support the curricular and, to a lesser degree, recreational interests of students, faculty, and staff.  Community users, visitors, and other stakeholders are welcome to enjoy most library services.

Through Dragon Zone, students and employees enjoy access to a more robust library website that provides services including remote database and ebook access, library account management, the submission of interlibrary loan and purchase requests, the submission of reviews for materials, and the ability to place holds on materials.


Services

Circulation Policies

  • A formal photo identification is required for checkout.
  • Check out periods vary: books 3 weeks, circulating video and audio materials 1 week, and reserves 2 hours to 1 week.
  • Periodicals and reference books are in-house use only.  Reference videos may only be checked out by HCC faculty and staff.
  • A one-time renewal per item is available by phone or in person.
  • Overdue fines are 10 cents a day for books, 25 cents a day for audios, and 25 cents an hour for reserves.

Photocopy & Fax Services

Copies are free for students.

Copies for our community members are .10 cents per page.

Sending a fax is $1.00 per page.

Interlibrary Loan

If you cannot find material you need at JFK library, but another library carries it, you can ask for it to be sent to JFK Library through interlibrary loan. This process normally takes 7 to 10 days.  There is no charge unless the lending library charges JFK Library.


Resources

John F. Kennedy Library houses over 44,000 books and audio-visual resources, with thousands more resources available electronically. These materials can be accessed using the links below:

  • HutchCC Student and Staff Portal (via DragonZone):
    Students, faculty, and staff have access more options and features when searching for items, such as placing holds, creating lists, and managing their library account. After logging in to DragonZone, go to the Resources tab and select Library Services.
  • Online Databases and Descriptions:
    JFK Library subscribes to many online databases to support student research. If you are on campus, you may use this link to get to the databases quickly. If you are off-campus, please use the HutchCC Student and Staff Portal link to access the databases.
  • Open Resource Links:
    These open educational resources are freely available on the internet. We are continually adding new resources, so keep checking back!

Other Resources:

Computer Lab: This open lab has fifteen computers, a print release station, and a photocopier/scanner. All computers are equipped with multiple browsers, Microsoft Office Suite, Acrobat Reader, and several math assistance programs and can be used for internet browsing, research, and course work.

Study Spaces: From a community area, to group study tables, to individual desks, JFK Library has a space that fits your study needs.

Research Assistance: All library staff have been trained to help you find the information you need for high-quality research papers, speeches, and other projects. Find us at the circulation desk!


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