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ACA: Library Orientation

Welcome Students!

Services Available at the Library

Use your Student ID to check out library materials. 

the front of a student ID card has your student ID number




The number on the front is your Student ID number.




the back of a student ID card has your library card number




The number on the back is your Library Card number.




  • You may request your ID online and either pick it up in person at the Lee or Harnett campus library or have it mailed to you.
  • Your first ID is free. Re-prints within a year of the original printing cost $5.00.
  • Be sure to update your ID each semester with a new sticker by visiting the Harnett or Lee campus libraries!

Did you know you could get discounts with your Student ID?  You can!  Ask at your local shops and restaurants to see if they offer student discounts. 

Check out the following links for more places you can use your student ID to get discounts:

Things you can check out at the library:

  • Books
  • Laptops
  • Calculators (Scientific & Graphing)
  • DVDs
  • Portable Power Outlets (in-house use only) 
  • Headphones (in-house use only)

Loan Periods:

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Students, Faculty, Staff, and Community Users may check out up to 10 items and keep them for:

  • 3 Weeks: Books and Educational DVDs
  • 3 Days: DVDs (Limit 3)
  • Per Semester: Laptops and Calculators


Overdue book?  Broken DVD?  

Category Library Fees
Overdue Books, DVDs, Audio Books, etc. No fee!
Overdue TEAS Guides $1 per Day
Lost Item Original Purchase Price
Damaged Item (No Longer Usable) Original Purchase Price    

The Chatham Community Library is a joint-use library between CCCC and Chatham County on the Chatham Campus in Pittsboro.  View their policies online.

Grades, transcripts, and diplomas are held until all fees are paid and all checked out materials are returned!

Library Services

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  • Large touch screen computers
  • Wireless keyboards and mice
  • High resolution webcams
  • Creativity software
  • White boards
  • Book online up to two weeks in advance!



students studyingStudy Spaces

  • Silent Zone: private study carrels for one student to work alone
  • Quiet Zone: small study tables for small groups studying quietly together
  • Collaborative Zone: larger tables for groups working on collaborative projects

Students working on computersComputers

  • 13 computers in the Main Library space at Lee
  • 22 computers in the Library Lab at Lee
  • 10 computers in the Main Library space at Harnett
  • 20 computers in the Library Lab at Harnett
  • Laptops can be checked out for in-library use only

Need help with a research question?

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Stop by the information desk for help.


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Chatham Campus: (919) 545-8086
Harnett Campus: (919) 814-8843
Lee Campus: (919) 718-7244

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Chat with a CCCC Librarian during Office Hours using our 
chat service. (Link will open in a pop-up window.)


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Send us a request via our email form.
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movie iconTutorials
Use our Library Research Guides and Instructional Videos.