About the Library

Introduction to the Asnuntuck Community College Library

Asnuntuck Community College’s Library provides students, faculty, staff and the general public a range of community college library services including reference, reserves, circulation, interlibrary loan, and information literacy instruction. The Library provides access to a variety of information sources including print materials, media products and online bibliographic/full text resources.

The Library is a 9000 sq ft, 50 seat, 8 PCs (including 1 MACs), 1 adaptive technology equipped station, facility, located in the western wing of the ACC campus. The current Library facility was built as an expansion of the original campus building in 1990. The Academic Tutoring Center was relocated to the Library in 2016, along with the addition of the Homework Lab.

The Library provides information/research products  including:

  • 27,000 books
  • 50 print journal/magazine titles (physical access)
  • 1,000s of online full text journals, magazines, and newspapers
  • 1,400 item media collection (CD/ DVD)
  • Homework Lab with 12 PCs and 1 MAC

The Library also provides services including:

  • Adaptive technology for students
  • Library materials loan (books, cd, dvd)
  • Textbooks for library use only
  • Research consultation-on site, by telephone, through email
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Information Literacy Instruction

Library Mission

The Library promotes the development of lifelong information literacy,problem-solving, and critical thinking skills by providing multiple access points to intellectually and culturally appropriate materials for the college and surrounding communities. Library patrons will know that they can find what they are looking for in any library, that a library today is much larger than the space it inhabits, and that it is a friendly place with helpful staff.

Loan Policy

Interlibrary loan service in support of learning, teaching and research is available to all current ACC students, staff and faculty. This service is also extended as a courtesy to retired ACC staff and faculty. All other Library users in need of interlibrary loan service are asked to contact their local public library.

Circulating Materials*

4 weeks

2 weeks

2 days

Reserve Materials
2 hrs in library use only

*Circulating materials are renewable and are subject to recall

Noncirculating Materials

Reference books, Periodicals

Interlibrary Loan Policy

Read the Interlibrary Loan Policy (PDF 92 KB)

Library Annual Report

Library Annual Report 2020-2021

Library Annual Report 2019-2020

Library Annual Report 2018-2019

Library Annual Report 2017 – 2018

Library Annual Report 2016 – 2017

Library Annual Report 2015 – 2016

Library Annual Report 2014 – 2015

Library Annual Report 2013 – 2014

Library Annual Report 2012 – 2013

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