Library | Learning Resource Center

Library Hours

Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Summer hours
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed



Ellen Lovell Library Technician
Phone 719.336.1541

Frequently Asked Questions

Lamar Community College Library/Learning Resource Center welcomes students and community users. Lamar Public Library at 102 East Parmenter Street offers its services and resources to LCC students. LCC students who use Lamar Public Library will need a card issued by the public library.

library-checkoutThe LRC is home to the Walter-Hobbs Collection. This 800 volume collection was donated to the library by Dr. Howard W. Hobbs during the many years that he was an LCC faculty member. The collection features science, military history, and other miscellaneous titles. These books are shelved in the bistro area and in the STEM conference room. They are identified in the catalog by the addition of HOBBS to the call numbers and by colored dots on the spines of the books.

Other special collections include the Professional Collection(PRO) for faculty members and the Quality Collection(TQM) which supports total quality management.

Special features of the Lamar Community College Learning Resource Center/Library include the STEM room conference area with digital presentation equipment. The bistro area has a coffee shop atmosphere. Patrons are welcome to sip and read at the bistro tables. Couches provide comfortable seating in the alcove with its scenic view of Willow Creek and the surrounding area. Easy chairs and additional couches furnish the main reading area.

Computers provide internet accessibility and are print-capable. The LRC is also a campus wireless internet site.

Searching the LCC Library Catalog

  1. Click on
  2. Select Lamar Community College.
  3. Select Catalog tab.
  4. Put in search term and click on “Keyword, Title, Author, Subject, or Series”. (If you press Enter instead of selecting one of the choices, the search defaults to a Keyword search.)
  5. To learn more about a particular book, click on the Title or the Details button.

Please note: Items designated REF are reference materials and are available for in-library use only.

Searching the EBSCO database

EBSCOhost periodical database, website

Contact Library for password. Call 719.336.1541.

CINAHL Nursing database is available through EBSCOhost.

LCC Learning Resource Center patrons may access EBSCOhost, the college’s periodical database, using the attached instructions.

Other Resources

Ask Colorado, 24 Hour Library Reference Service, hosted by Colorado State Library, must be accessed through the Lamar Public Library website.

Lamar Public Library,

Lamar Public Library Catalog,

Lamar Ledger archives,