About the Library

Library Hours & Ask a Librarian

Fall/Spring Library Hours

Mon.-Thurs.: 8:00AM – 6:00PM

Fri.: 8:00AM – 4:30PM

Closed Saturday, Sunday & holidays.


Mon.-Thur.: 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Fri: Closed

Closed Saturday, Sunday & holidays.

Library Staff

Mary Jordan, Librarian

Elizabeth Norgren, Library Technician

Jennifer Erickson, Library Supervisor

Loan Periods

  • Fiction, Non-Fiction, Professional Development: 3 weeks (limit 3)
  • Reference: in library use
  • Juvenile: 3 weeks (limit 5)
  • Reserve: in-library use
  • Audiovisual (Videos, DVDs, CDs): 3 days (limit 2) – non-renewable
  • Periodicals: one week (limit 3) – the most current issue must stay in the library

Course reserve materials

  • Course reserves are materials faculty put in the library for their own students to use.  These items are available for in-library-use only.
  • If an item is removed from the library, a hold will be placed on a student's record.  This hold will be equal to the cost of the item, plus a $15 processing fee, and a $25 fine.  All charges are non-refundable. 
  • A hold means students are unable to register for classes or enroll in another Minnesota State institution until it is resolved. 
  • Borrowing privileges will also be suspended if course reserve materials are removed from the library.

Library courtesy

The SCTCC Library provides a quiet space for research and study.  Please be respectful and courteous of others by following these common courtesy guidelines:

  • Be aware of noise levels so others in the area may work undisturbed 
  • Refrain from using cell phonesuse of cell phones is not permitted in the main part of the library
  • Check out all materialscheck out all materials you take from the library
  • Return materials on timeItems are due back on or before the due date
  • Do not re-shelve library materialsplease bring items you use in the library to the Circulation Desk

Overdue and Lost materials

When materials are overdue, the library will take the following steps:

  • A hold is placed on the college records (blocks library use, registration, transcripts, and grades).
  • Borrower will incur the cost of the item plus a $15 processing fee, and a $5 non-refundable fine.
  • If an item is returned in the condition it was borrowed, all fees will be waived except a $5 fine. 
  • Remember – you are responsible for overdue charges if you check items out for another person or you let someone else use your library card.
  • Overdue or lost Interlibrary loan materials will incur a replacement cost determined by the lending library, plus a $15 processing fee, and a $20 non-returnable fine.

Damaged materials

Damaged materials will incur fees equal to the cost of the item, plus a $15 processing fee, and a $5 fine. A hold will also be placed on college records.

An item is considered damaged if it is returned with:

  • Torn or stained cover
  • Turned, marked, or torn pages
  • Broken binding
  • Water damage
  • Broken DVDs or cases

***You are responsible for lost or damaged charges if you check items out for another person or if you let someone else use your library card.

Contact Us

Heartland Building
1520 Whitney Court, St. Cloud, MN 56303