Vaccinations and Testing

Due to City of Philadelphia mandates, anyone who comes to the College who is not fully vaccinated will be tested before they will be permitted on campus. Masks are required. Starting Oct. 15, all faculty, staff and students must be fully vaccinated. Please see our College COVID-19 Updates for more information.

Library Hours

Have a research or library-related question?  Ask a Librarian!

Fall 2021 Virtual Library Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8am-8pm
Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-3pm

Library Research for Online Students

COVID-19 Resources from the Library

Open Education Network Member


News and Notes

April 20, 2020

National Library Week 2020

Wherever you are, if you have a research or library-related question, you can still

Ask a Librarian!

March 11, 2020

In observance of Women’s History Month, the Northwest Regional Center Library has displays featuring the accomplishments of a diverse group of women representing excellence in fields from politics, science, and literature.

Women's History Month @ NWRC Library

New Books for Women's History Month @NWRC Library

March 10, 2020

Please follow the directional signs.

Map to the new library learning commons

February 6, 2020

The NWRC Library, along with the Northwest Regional Center Administration offices celebrates Black History Month with a Lobby display of prominent figures in Black history. The display also includes books and a journal of the favorite books of the Center’s faculty, staff, and students. The Library book display features books written by popular Black authors, including a book written by our very own Dr. Anthony Driggers, But when they call you doctor: the lived experience of my pursuit of a doctorate degree.

Black History Month @ NWRC 2020

January 31, 2020

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), established on September 9, 1915 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, founded Black History Month. The association continues the work and mission of Dr. Woodson, who is known as the "Father of Black History."

This year’s theme is African Americans and the Vote.

The College Library subscribes to the African American History database, from Infobase.

(Access on-campus, or through MyCCP)

January 30, 2020

The College Library has a trial to AtoZ Food America, a database containing regional cookbooks and collections of historic cookbooks and television commercials, as well as “how to” food preparation videos. The trial ends on February 15, 2020.

Features Include:

January 29, 2020

Happening Today!

OER Petting Zoo

December 9, 2019

Stop by the Main Campus Library this week!

Coloring pencils and sheets are provided to help ease the stress of Final Exams.

Final Exam Coloring Fall 2019

December 3, 2019

NERC Chill Room

This week (December 2-6, 2019), the Library at the NERC Learning Commons is sponsoring a Chill Room for students to use to take a break from the intense study in preparation for Finals week. 

November 8, 2019

The Library in the NERC Learning Commons is honoring Veterans at Community College of Philadelphia and around the Nation by offering suggestions of ways to honor them for their service and sacrifices.

Honoring Veterans @ NERC Library