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Summer Library Hours

Monday through Thursday

8:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Closed Friday




Fall - Spring Library Hours

Mon - Thurs:  8 am - 7 pm

Fri:  8 am - 2:30 pm

Sat & Sun: Closed

Hours vary during holidays and breaks.

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* The Research Companion has short videos about narrowing a topic, avoiding plagiarism, doing citations, and other writing topics.  It also contains the Revision Aid, which allows you to upload a paper and highlights certain problems in your writing.  Click on Use Information for the Revision Aid.  (For spelling and basic grammar issues, use spellcheck in Word instead.)

Our Mission

Our Mission:  The purpose of the Learning Resources Center (Library) is to support the Philosophy, Mission, and Goals of Martin Community College and to enhance the teaching/learning process through provision of adequate, current resource collections in formats consistent with prevailing technologies; provision of access to the collections of other libraries; provision of instruction in the use of resources to enable patrons to function in an information-driven society; and promotion of life-long learning opportunities.

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New Books

Book Cover: Great Lives from History: Scientists & Science (3 vols.)
Book Cover: The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace by Gary Chapman & Paul White
Book Cover:  Gallant by V.E.Schwab
Book Cover: Family of Liars by E. Lockhart
Book Cover:  I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston
Book Cover: Gleanings: Stories from the Arc of a Scythe by Neal Shusterman
Book Cover:  Here's to Us by Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera
Book Cover: Believe Me by Tahereh Mafi
Book Cover:  Dead Flip by Sara Farizan
Book Cover:  The Maze Cutter by James Dashner
Book Cover:  The Ballad of Never After by Stephanie Garber
Book Cover: The Stars Between Us by Cristin Terrill
Book Cover:  Vespertine by Margaret Rogerson
Book Cover: Survive the Dome by Kosoko Jackson
Book Cover: The Final Gambit by Jennifer Barnes
Book Cover:  Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley
Book Cover: I Must Betray You by Ruth Sepetys
Book Cover: Burn down, Rise Up by Vincent Tirado
Book Cover:  At the End of Everything by Marieke Nijkamp
Book Cover: The Toll by Neal Shusterman
Book Cover: The Tobacco Wives by Adele Myers
Book Cover: Never by Ken Follett
Book Cover: Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
Book Cover: The Maze by Nelson DeMille
Book Cover:  It Starts with Us by Colleen Hoover
Book Cover:  Signal Fires by Dani Shapiro
Book Cover: Encyclopedia of Classic Rock by David Luhrssen & Michael Larson
Book Cover: Poster Girl by Veronica Roth
Book Cover: Physical Rehabilitation, Medicine, and Therapy Sourcebook by Omnigraphics
Book Cover: Disability and Health Sourcebook, 5th ed. by Omnigraphics
Book Cover:  Understanding Latino History by Pablo Mitchell
Book Cover: Physical Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook by Omnigraphics
Book Cover:  Disability Rights, Benefits, and Support Services Sourcebook by Omnigraphics
Book Cover: Mental Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook by Omnigraphics
Book Cover: Her Epic Adventure: 25 Daring Women who Inspire a Life Less Ordinary by Julia Johnston
Book Cover: The Computer: A Brief History of the Machine that Changed the World by Eric Swedin &  David Ferro
Book Cover: Raising Lazarus: Hope, Justice, and the Future of America's Overdose Crisis by Beth Macy
Book Cover: Great Lives from History: Latinos by Trudy Mercadal
Book Cover: The Winners by Fredrik Backman
Book Cover: Developmental Riding Therapy by Jan Spink
Book Cover:  Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng
Book Cover:  DUNE: the Graphic Novel, Book 2: Muad'Dib by Brian Herbert & Kevin Anderson
Book Cover: BRZRKR Vol. 2 by Keanu Reeves & Matt Kindt
Book Cover: Paper Girls (Vols. 1 - 3) by Brian K. Vaughan
Book Cover: Blue Period (Vols. 1 - 5) by Tsubasa Yamaguchi
Book Cover: Lore Olympus (Vols. 1 - 3) by Rachel Smythe
Book Cover: Attack on Titan (Vols. 5 - 10) by Hajime Isayama
Book Cover: Chainsaw Man (Vols. 6 - 10) by Tatsuki Fujimoto
Book Cover: Locke and Key, Vol. 4: Keys to the Kingdom by Joe Hill
Book Cover:  Locke and Key, Vol. 5: Clockworks by Joe Hill
Book Cover: Deadpool: Samurai (Vols. 1 & 2) by Sanshiro Kasama
Book Cover: Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2023
Book Cover: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
Book Cover: Nursing 2023 Drug Handbook
Book Cover:  Physical Therapy for Horses by Helle Kleven
Book Cover: Movement Disorders Sourcebook, 4th Ed by Kevin Hayes
Book Cover:  Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
Book Cover: Illustrated Great Decisions of the Supreme Court, 2nd ed. by Tony Mauro
Book Cover: Hell and Back by Craig Johnson
Book Cover: It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover
Book Cover: The Swell by Allie Reynolds
Book Cover: Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks
Book Cover: Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, 7th ed. by Omnigraphics
Book Cover: Congenital Disorders Sourcebook, 5th ed. by Omnigraphics
Book Cover:  Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover
Book Cover: The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand
Book Cover:  The It Girl by Ruth Ware
Book Cover: Cold, Cold Bones by Kathy Reichs
Book Cover: Lucy by the Sea by Elizabeth Strout
Book Cover: French Braid by Anne Tyler
Book Cover: The Marsh Queen by Virginia Hartman
Book Cover: The Many Daughters of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford
Book Cover:  Fox Creek by William Kent Krueger
Book Cover: Professional Guide to Diseases by Laura Willis
Book Cover: Fairy Tale by Stephen King
Book Cover: Office 365 All-In-One for Dummies by Peter Weverka
Book Cover: Tiny Broadwick: The First Lady of Parachuting by Elizabeth Roberson
Book Cover:  QuickBooks Online for Dummies by David Ringstrom
Book Cover: Read Dangerously by Azar Nafisi
Book Cover:  The No-Show by Beth O'Leary
Book Cover: Vacationland by Meg Moore
Book Cover:  Cybersecurity by Duane Wilson
Book Cover: Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
Book Cover: Legacy of Violence by Caroline Elkins
Book Cover: Bushcraft 101 by Dave Canterbury
Book Cover: The Great Experiment by Yascha Mounk
Book Cover: The Truth Matters by Bruce Bartlett
Book Cover: Counterfeit by Kirstin Chen
Book Cover: Bark to the Future by Spencer Quinn
Book Cover: The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell
Book Cover: The Couple at Number 9 by Claire Douglas
Book Cover: The Lost Book of Eleanor Dare by Kimberly Brock

Chat is now available:

After-hours Chat is available:

Monday - Friday: 5:00 pm to 8:00 am

Saturday & Sunday 8 am - midnight

Get help from a librarian with finding journal articles and ebooks, creating citations and other research needs.

Library Collections and Services

The MCC Library serves the student body, faculty, and staff of the college and the citizens of Martin and Bertie counties. Twenty-three public access computers are available for library visitors. 

Collections in the Library include over 15,500 books and about 2,000 audiovisual items, primarily audio books and DVDs. Special collections include:

  • Microfilm copies of the local newspaper, The Enterprise (1901-present), as well as microfilm copies of census and court records for Martin County and adjoining counties.  The paper is also digitized through 1954 (missing 1916, 1920 and a few issues from 1954) and accessible on our Local History Room web page.
  • Local History Room, including the Easter Rogerson Mizell Family Genealogy Collection
  • The College Archives

Online sources include:

  • NC LIVE, which provides online access to complete articles from thousands of newspapers, journals, and magazines, several collections of ebooks, audiobooks that can be downloaded to your smart phone or tablet, and images and videos.
  • Gale databases, a collection of 53 databases covering a variety of subjects and containing journal articles, newspaper and magazine articles, ebooks and more.
  • Credo Reference, a collection of over 800 electronic specialized encyclopedias and other reference books


Book Club


Join us, along with Martin Memorial Library, for a discussion of "Saving CeeCee Honeycutt" by Beth Hoffman, at noon, May 15th in the Library here on campus.

Get Help from the Library

  • Visit us in Building 2 during library hours
  • Call us during library hours at: 252-789-0238
  • E-mail us at: (We try to respond within 2 hours when the library is open.)
  • Video chat with an MCC librarian during library hours. Call or e-mail us for an appointment.  We can usually help you right away.
  • Use the chat box in the middle of this page after hours.  (Chat is available Mon. - Fri. 5 pm to 8 am & Sat. and Sun. 8 am to midnight.)

Student Study Rooms

seven abstract cartoon figures seated around a tableNeed a quiet place to study or a place to meet for a group project?  Our student study rooms in the library are equipped with a computer with Internet access, Microsoft Office, and printing capability.  Stop by or call the library to sign up.  (Also available for faculty use.)

Assistive Devices in the Library

JAWS screen reader software is available in Study Room 1 in the library, and a Zoomtext Text Reader is available across the hall from the library in the Learning Lab.