Services During COVID-19

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Please note: The GCC Libraries have reopened for general study and usage once more (masks are required). For details about hours of operation, see the library hours page.

That said, we are still offering a range of COVID services to help those who may not be comfortable with coming into the library. These include our door-side pickup services, limited textbook/reserves scanning services, and our onine Ask a Librarian services. Learn more about these options below...

Door-side Pickup

Materials may be requested in advance for pick-up. Door-side pickup is available during hours of operation. This service is available only to GCC students and employees. Once the requested materials are ready for pick up, library users will be contacted by phone or email.

How to Place a Door-side Pickup Hold Request:

  • Place a Hold (Door-side Pickup) online learn how here
  • When the item is ready to pick up you will receive an email
  • To pick-up at GCC Main call: 623-845-3109
  • To pick-up at GCC North call: 623-888-7109
  • Place a hold over the phone: Call 623-845-3109
  • When the item is ready to pick up you will receive a phone call

Picking up Materials:

To pick-up materials at GCC Main

Doorside pickup available Mon-Thurs 1pm-4pm
  • Door-side Pickup is at the West Entrance
  • Upon arrival, please call 623-845-3109
  • Library staff will bring your materials outside to you
  • Face Coverings are recommended for service
  • Please maintain a distance of 3 feet from staff and other patrons

To pick-up materials at GCC North

Doorside pickup available Mon-Thurs 1pm-4pm
  • Upon arrival, please call 623-888-7109
  • Library staff will bring your materials outside to you
  • Face Coverings are recommended for service
  • Please maintain a distance of 3 feet from staff and other patrons

Where to Return Materials

  • Return library materials in the outside book drops:
  • At the west entrance of the GCC Main Library
  • Book drop at GCC Main campus
      the east side of the HU building (near the cross streets of 59th Ave and Sunnyslope Lane).
  • Book drop location at GCC North campus
     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.

 

Limited Textbook Scanning (eReserves)

Call (623) 845-3112 or fill out the following form (must be logged in through official college email) to request a textbook chapter or eReserves scan. The GCC Libraries will be offering limited textbook services and eReserves scanning to help assist students at the start of the semester. If you are looking to purchase/rent your textbook, please consult the bookstore.

Ask a Librarian

You can contact us via our 24/7 chat service if you are looking to do some research and need assistance, call us during our hours of operation, and even set up a 1-on-1 appointment for in-depth assistance.
Call | Chat | Email | By Appointment

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