Notice about library services during suspension of in-person classes and campus closure:

The FCC Library is here to support you. 

Return Books

Return Calculators, Laptops, IPads & Hotspots

Technology/Equipment Checkout

Calculators, iPads, laptops, and hotspots are available for checkout in the Library lobby with no appointment necessary during the following days and times:

  • June 1 – July 30 : Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm and Wednesdays: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Visit our Research Off-Campus guide for access to remote research help and information about how to access library resources from off-campus. The Zoom reference desk is available Mon-Thu 9am-11am, 1pm-3pm, 5pm-7pm & Saturdays 11am-3pm beginning June 13.


Visit the Faculty LibGuide for information and resources to assist students with library research.

Happening at the Library

The Library building is closed until further notice, but
our services ARE AVAILABLE online!

Webinars hosted by librarians. Learn about Library resources, how to use EBSCOhost, and Advanced Search in Google.

Textbooks on Reserve


Research help at the Zoom reference desk. Summer hours: Mon-Thu 9am-11am, 1pm-3pm, 5pm-7pm & Saturdays 11am-3pm beginning June 13.

Phone: 559.442.8204

Quick Answers: Chat, Text, Email, & FAQs

Request a RAP session RAPS are one-hour one-on-one appointments with a librarian to help with your specific research project.

24/7 Chat with a Librarian



OneSearch Book Catalog

Search the Catalog

Find books/eBooks, DVDs, and reserve materials.

Research Databases


Research Off-Campus Guide

Citation & Plagiarism help & more research guides

Resources for Faculty

Zoom Reference Desk Summer hours: Mon-Thu 9am-11am, 1pm-3pm, 5pm-7pm & Saturdays 11am-3pm beginning June 13. 

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan can be used by students, faculty, and staff to request materials that are not owned by the Fresno City College Library.

Request an Interlibrary Loan

Special Collections & Library Events

Special Collections & Archives

Please contact Donna Chandler to make arrangements to view items in the Library's Special Collections/Archives. Special Collections/Archives items are in-library use only.

Library Events

For more information about the annual book sale, cARTalog contest, Casanova scholarship, and poetry slam, visit the Library Events page.

Returning Library Materials

PLEASE NOTE: Anyone coming on campus must follow the safety guidelines set in place. Please be aware that all students returning materials or devices must wear a mask and must follow the social-distancing rules. Services will be denied to anyone not complying with these rules. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Book Returns Only:

Returns of library books can be dropped at our outdoor book drop at any time, day or night. It is located behind the library, across from parking lot C. Books cannot be renewed at this time, they must be returned to avoid fee charges.

Please do not leave textbook rentals from the Bookstore in the outdoor book drop. Textbooks rented from the campus Bookstore should be returned directly to the Bookstore. The the Bookstore hours are Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 3 pm. The new entrance is in the back of the Bookstore Building at the large walk up window.

Please know that all students returning or picking-up materials on campus must wear a facial covering or mask and follow social distancing rules.

Laptops, iPads, Hotspots, Calculators, and DVD Returns:

These items must be returned directly inside the Library front lobby and may not be dropped off at the outdoor book drop. 


June 8 – July 30:

Tuesday, Thursday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Wednesday: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Attention: Hotspots checked out during this time are being recalled. These devices must be returned at the end of spring classes.

Calculator, Laptop, iPad or Hotspots for 2020 Summer Sessions:

These devices can be checked out in the Library front lobby during the hours posted above. A photo ID and a signed “User Agreement Form” will be required for the checkout of these devices.