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Ybor City Library: Information & Services: YC Library Services

Services for Students

Reference Desk 
Feel free to ask a librarian for reference and research assistance - or schedule a research consultation.

Ask a Librarian 
Get help from a librarian - by chat, text or email - beyond the library's operating hours!

Your HawkCard (HCC ID) also serves as your Library card with which you can check out materials from the library and access online resources.

Library Accessibility

Ybor City Library Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible computer stations (#21)
    • Large 24" flatscreen monitor
    • Rollerball Mouse
    • Zoom Text Software version v9.1
    • JAWS version v14
    • Windows 7 & Microsoft Office 2013
  • 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.


Borrowing Books & Other Materials

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.
  • 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.

InterLibrary Loans 

If HCC Ybor City Library doesn't have what you are looking for, let us help locate your desired materials. We can often find another library with the book/article and have it sent here.

Reciprocal Borrowing

With a current HCC ID/Library card, students & faculty will be allowed to check out books in-person from USF or any other state college or university library. Note: If you check it out in person you must return the books to that library.