Checking out materials:
BCC Libraries has many resources available for you to check out of the library. Click here for more information.
Quiet Study Areas
These are located in the back of the Fall River campus library. New Bedford, Attleboro and Taunton are smaller libraries and all are quiet areas.
Open Study Areas
Fall River: upper level of the library
New Bedford: There are study tables provided for group study. Please be considerate of others when talking.
Attleboro: There are study tables for group study. Please be considerate of others when talking. Also a student lounge and a reading room on the second floor.
Group Study Rooms, available at the Circulation Desk in Fall River
Rooms are available on a reservation basis. Please see the circulation desk to make your reservation.
Information and Research Assistance
This service is provided at all locations. We have reference librarians ready to help you. You can call us at any campus or Book a Librarian for one on one help.
Laptops, available at the Circulation Desk at the Fall River Campus
Other Devices, available at the Circulation Desk at all campuses
Bristol CC Campus Card
This is a multipurpose card. Your Campus card serves as your official Bristol Community College identification card. On top of this, the card can also be used to make purchases, access college facilities, activities, and more. The card also serves as your library card making it more convenient and flexible to check out books as well as access our databases off campus. For more info Click here: Campus Card
Fall River library offers a KIC scanner where you can scan for free. Save your work as a Jpeg or a PDF file. You can save it to a flash drive or email it to yourself.
New Bedford you may use the printers as a scanner. Please see a staff member for help.
Attleboro: Stand alone flat bed scanner free for students
Electrical Outlets/Phone chargers
Coffee and Food Services in the Library
Lost and Found
if you believe you have left something in one of the libraries all items get turned into campus police or security. Fall River Campus Police is located in D Building. New Bedford: 800 Purchase; first floor. Attleboro: in Enrollment.
Fall River campus library offers faxing for students at .50 a page.
New Bedford Campus:
New Bedford campus library, located at 188 Union St, also has available:
Did you know with your campus card you have free access to the New Bedford Whaling Museum and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts? Simply show your student ID at these locations.