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  • Audiobooks are located in the Fiction section.
  • Chargers may be checked out at the circulation desk. There is an eight unit charging locker located on the first floor. 
  • Chromebook laptops are available at the circulation desk for use in the library for two hour intervals.
  • Dry Erase Markers may be checked out at the circulation desk for whiteboards. 
  • DVDs are located near the Fiction section. DVDs are shelved in alphabetical order by title.
  • eBooks are available from NC LIVE and Hoopla. See a librarian for assistance.
  • Flash drives may be checked out at the circulation desk
  • General Collection has been temporarily moved to the area behind the circulation desk. Please see a library staff member if you are looking for a book in the General Collection.
  • Graphic Novels are located 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. We have both headphones for listening and headphones with microphones for recording projects. Please ask at the circulation desk.
  • Newspapers are located in the reading area.
  • Popular Fiction is located on the first floor and shelved alphabetically by author's last name following FIC.
  • Popular Magazines and Academic Journals are located in the reading area. Back issues of academic journals can be requested at the circulation desk.​
  • Quick Pick Reads Collection is located near the Fiction section.
  • Reference Materials are located near the conference table.
  • Textbook Reserves are located at the circulation desk and may be used in the LRC building for two hour intervals.
  • Whiteboards are located throughout the library. Dry erase markers can be checked out at the circulation desk.
  • Whiteboard Tables are available in the 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. 

Renew My Materials

1. Access your account from the library's home page under My Library Account.  From here, look for "My Account" and login using your 14-digit library barcode and the four digit pin you created when you obtained your library barcode. Select the link for "Checkouts.".

2. You may also renew items by coming to the library circulation desk. 

3. You may also call us to confirm when your materials are due. 910-938-6237


  • Books and audiobooks check out for three weeks and may be renewed two times.
  • DVDs check out for 3 days. We charge $1.00 a day late fees for DVDs only. DVDs are not renewable.



Hoopla is a digital media service that is available to Coastal students, faculty and staff. With Hoopla, you can download or stream eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, tv shows, and graphic novels! Sign up for hoopla using your email address and library card.​ You can instantly borrow up to 5 titles each month using your phone, tablet, or computer.

Video Tutorials

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For Video Tutorials on how to use some of our databases, click the link HERE


  • Accessible Study Room 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 login to any library 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 can be reserved for two hour intervals by students and faculty only. A student ID must be presented by at least one of the members of the study group when scheduling a room. If more time is needed and the room is available, time in the room can be extended on an hourly basis. Students in the same group may not reserve multiple simultaneous times. Group study rooms can be reserved up to one week in advance.
  • Information literacy instruction is provided by the librarians,Faculty may schedule instruction or request bringing their classes to the library by submitting an online request form accessible on the library webpage under Quick Links.
  • IT Lab Monitors are available to assist students with technology needs.
  • 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.
  • Research Assistance is available with a librarian by scheduling a research coach appointment on the library website.
  • Reserve Textbooks are available for use in the library and may be checked out for 2 hour intervals.
  • Scanner and Fax Machines are available at no charge. 

Get Research Help from a Librarian

You can get remote research assistance from Coastal librarians in the following ways:

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