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Kaua'i Community College Library

Kauai CC Library Information: Services

Reference Services

At the Reference Desk you can:

  • Ask for assistance in finding books and articles in the library
  • Ask for assistance in searching library databases and the Web for reliable information
  • Ask for individual instruction in the steps of the research process
  • Find help in troubleshooting printing or software problems on library computers
  • Ask for assistance on how to order resources from other UH System Libraries
  • Librarians are scheduled to work at the reference desk to answer your questions - so please ask us for assistance!

Instructional Services


  • Instruction sessions for classes can be booked with Instructional Librarian, Jay Baker
  • Individual sessions can be arranged for students working on research projects/papers.
  • Contact: Jay Baker,, 245-8322

Circulation Services

At the Circulation Desk KCC students can :

  • Check out books, videos and DVDs with a picture ID
  • Check out laptops for use in the library with a picture ID
  • Find courses materials put on Reserve by instructors
  • Pick up books ordered through the UH Intra-System Loan service from other UH Libraries
  • Check out keys to the group study rooms (for 2 or more students) with a picture ID
  • Check out DVDs/Videos of Distance Education courses 
  • Read books from the RARE collection in a dedicated carrel behind the Circulation Desk
  • Find lost items in our Lost & Found (which serves as the lost & found respository for the campus)

Circulation Times & Policies

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Type of Material Time Period   Fines
General/Oversize/READ 4 weeks $ .25 per day
Hawaii/Pacific 2 weeks $ .25 per day
Videos 1 week $1.00 per hour
Reserves & DVDs 2 hours/in-library use only $1.00 per hour
Reference & Magazines In-library use only     ******
Rare View at Circulation Carrel       ************

Computers & Copier


  • 31 Desktop computers & 2 printers
  • 16 laptops 

 Copy Machine

  • Black & white copies - 10 cents/page
  • Color copies - 50 cents/page

Study Rooms & Quiet Study Areas

Study Rooms

  • 2 study rooms are available for groups of 2 or more students (up to 6)

Library Commons for Group Study

  • The first floor of the Library is designed for group study 
  • Quiet conversations are allowed  

Library Silent Zone

  • By student request, the 2nd floor of the Library is reserved for individual silent study
  • Please  - no group study, conversation, cell phone or headphone sounds.