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Library: Materials & Services


  • Audiobooks are located on the 1st floor near the Fiction section.
  • Chromebook laptops are available at the circulation desk for use in the library for two hour intervals.
  • DVDs are located on the 1st floor in the DVD carousels by the LRC windows. DVDs are shelved in alphabetical order by title. 
  • e-books are available from NC LIVE. See a librarian for assistance.
  • General Collection is located on the 2nd floor.
  • Graphic novels are located on the 1st floor near the Fiction section.
  • Headphones are available for use in the library and must be checked out at the circulation desk. Sound must not be audible to others.
  • Microfilm can be requested at the circulation desk. Microfilm machine is located on the 2nd floor.
  • Music CDs are located on the 1st floor near the stairs.
  • Newspapers are located in the reading area on the 1st floor.
  • Popular Fiction is located on the 1st floor. Fiction is shelved alphabetically by author's last name.
  • Popular magazines and academic journals are located in the reading area on the 1st floor. Back issues of academic journals can be requested at the circulation desk.‚Äč
  • Quick Pick Reads Collection is located on the 1st floor near the Fiction section.
  • Reference materials are located on the 1st floor.
  • Textbook reserves are located at the circulation desk and may be used in the LRC for two hour intervals.
  • Portable whiteboards are located on the 1st floor for patron use.
  • Whiteboard Tables are available in the downstairs group study rooms; these are round tables with whiteboard surfaces. Please adhere to the guidelines posted on the tables regarding marker use and materials to be used on them. 


  • Accessible study room is located on the 1st floor and is reserved for students in need of wheelchair access. Students may reserve this room at the circulation desk.
  • Computers and printers are available for enrolled Coastal and UNCW students, faculty, staff, and community members who are registered in the lab login system. Enrolled Coastal students can log in to any LRC computer using their MyCCCC portal username and password. UNCW students can log in using their UNCW username and password. Unauthorized downloading or installation is prohibited on all campus computers. 
  • Group study rooms are located on the 1st floor and can be reserved at the circulation desk for 2 hour intervals. Priority is given to enrolled students and groups of two or more.
  • Individual study rooms are located upstairs and can be used on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Information literacy instruction is provided by the LRC librarians. Faculty may schedule sessions for instruction or request bringing their classes to the library by submitting an online request form  accessible on the library webpage under "Faculty".
  • IT monitors are available to assist students with technology needs. TEXT the computer number to the phone number on your monitor and they'll be right down!
  • Photocopiers are located on the first floor at a cost of ten cents per page.
  • Printers are available and students may print up to 15 pages FREE per day. Each additional page is 10 cents. Non-students may print at a cost of 10 cents per page. Payment can be made at the circulation desk.
  • Reference assistance is available by requesting an appointment with a librarian at the circulation desk or by scheduling a research appointment online.
  • Reserve textbooks and other reserve resources are available for use in the library and may be checked out for 2 hour intervals.
  • Scanner and fax machines are located on the 1st floor.