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Plant City Library: Information & Services: PC Library Services


Checking Out Materials

  • You must present your HCC library card to check out materials.
  • Patrons are fully responsible for all materials borrowed with the card.
  • Magazines, journals and newspapers may be used in the library only. 
  • Circulating books may be renewed if no request has been made to borrow the book. You can check your library account online at My Account.
  • Overdue notices will be sent via Hawkmail. You will be responsible for the cost of unreturned library materials.
  • Students who fail to return overdue materials will have a hold placed on their academic records for the full value of non-returned items
  • Reference Books may be used in the library only.
  • Items placed on reserve may be used in the library only.

Student Library Services

Reference Desk
Feel free to ask a librarian for reference and research assistance.

Reference Appointments
Contact a reference librarian to make an appointment for reference and research assistance.

Ask a Librarian
Chat & Email Reference Service.

InterLibrary Loans
If HCC Plant City Library doesn't have what you are looking for, let us help you find your requested book or article title. 

Reciprocal Borrowing
With a current HCC ID/Library card, students and faculty will be allowed to check out books from USF or any other state university system library. 

Leisure Collections
The library has collections of bestsellers and paperbacks, DVDs, & CDs for your enjoyment. These collections are funded by the Student Government Association.


Faculty Library Services

Reference Assistance
Librarians are available to assist with research help.

Reserve Materials
Faculty may reserve items for their classes at the circulation desk in Library. Reserve items may be used by students in the library only.

Campus Guide to Copyright Compliance

Library Accessibility

Plant City Library Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible computer station (#9)
    • Large 24" flatscreen monitor
    • Keys-U-See® Large Print Keyboard
    • Zoom Text Software version v9.1
    • JAWS version v14
    • Rollerball Mouse
    • Windows 7 & Microsoft Office 2013
  • Optelec ClearView 500 Full Color Electronic Low Vision Magnifier
  • Staff available to assist with retrieval of materials and use of photocopiers, etc.

Other helpful information

Please contact us with any questions or comments concerning Library accessibility.