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GCC Library Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission:

To empower our community of learners with the skills and resources needed to achieve educational success and thrive in a global society.

Vision:

The Library aspires to provide engaging and inclusive services and resources responsive to the evolving GCC and MCCCD educational communities.

Values:

  • Quality Service We are welcoming, compassionate, and patient, and strive, through continuous assessment and improvement to provide the hightest caliber of service.
  • Diversity and Equity We champion inclusiveness with an equity mindset, and honor and respect all individuals.
  • Innovation and Growth We have the courage to be change agents and to grow for, and with, the community we serve.
  • Empowerment We foster an environment that stimulates curiosity, inspiration, learning and creation.
  • Integrity We hold ouselves to the highest level of trust for those we serve and for those who support us.
  • Collaboration We strive to engage in empowering partnerships.

GCC Main - John F. Prince Library

The John F. Prince Library is in the center of campus, just east of the central mall, south of High Tech Center 1. The public entrances, including automated doors for disabled access, are on the east and west faces of the building behind the curved shade walls. The library website offers 24/7 "Ask-A-Librarian" live chat to assist students with research.

Circulation: (623) 845-3109 | Reference: (623) 845-3112 | Hours of Operation

Building: GCC Main Campus Library | Map w/Room Numbers | Library Location on Main Campus

6000 West Olive Avenue, Glendale, Arizona 85302

There are two book drops at the GCC Main campus.
  • One can be found to the left of the doorway at the West Entrance of the Library (LMC)
  • The other can be found on the east side of the HU building, near the cross streets of 59th Ave and Sunnyslope Lane.

GCC North Library & Media Services and Computer Commons

The GCCN Library & Media Services and Computer Commons, known as B or "Beshbito," is located in the center of the GCCN campus, south of the central parking lot. This building also houses the main Computer Commons and the North Technology Service Desk. Along with full library resources, students will find more than 50 computer workstations available here.

Circulation: (623) 888-7109 | Reference: (623) 888-7112 | Hours of Operation

Building: (GCN B) "Beshbito" | Library Location on North Campus

5727 W Happy Valley Rd, Glendale, AZ 85310

The book drop location for the GCC North campus is in the parking area across from the east side of the Beshbito (library) building.

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Map to Bookdrop @ GCC Main:

The outside bookdrop can be found on the east side of the HU building (near the cross streets of 59th Ave and Sunnyslope Lane).

 

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Map to Bookdrop @ GCC North:

The book drop location for the GCC North campus is in the parking area across from the east side of the Beshbito (library) building.

 


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