How do I get a library card?

If you are a student or staff, your FGC Student ID is your Library Card. A community member can receive a card by bringing in a valid state ID with current address on it.

What is my Borrower ID/PIN?

Your Borrower ID is your 8 digit Student ID#. Your Default PIN is your 8 digit Birthdate-MMDDYYYY.

Do you have textbooks?

Occasionally, instructors will place textbooks on Reserve at the front desk for students to use in the Library. They can be checked out for two hours at a time. Otherwise, we rarely carry current textbooks.

Are children allowed in the Library?

Children supervised by a parent or adult caregiver are welcome in the library. The Family Friendly Study Space has a student computer, a children’s computer, 2 iPads, movies, puzzles, blocks, books, and more to entertain little ones. Study rooms are available for parents who wish to supervise their children in a more contained space. Children may not be left alone or allowed to use library computers.

Can I print in the Library?

Black and white printing is free (up to 50 pages per day) for students who have their Student ID and are printing school-related material. Community members may also print for $.05 per page. Please visit the Print lab for large print jobs and color printing.

How do I get a study room?

Study Rooms may be checked out to library members and students for two hours per day. Reservations may be made up to one week in advance, except during Final Exam Extended Hours, when reservations are not allowed.

The book I need is checked out. Can I put it on hold?

Yes, you can place a hold on an item that is checked out by logging in to your library account. We will then send an email to you when it is ready to pick up.

You do not have the book I need. How can I get it?

Students and staff may request books through interlibrary loan. UBorrow searches the libraries of all 40 state colleges and universities in Florida. Login with your library Borrower ID and PIN, and we will email you when the item is available.

How long can I borrow items?

Books and audiobooks are loaned for three weeks at a time, and can be renewed one time online. DVD’s and magazines are loaned for two weeks at a time. They can also be renewed one time online. Items on Reserve can be loaned based on the Instructor’s requests. Most are available for use in the Library only.

Do you have The Lake City Reporter?

The Lake City Reporter is available from 1901 until today. It is on microfilm from 1901-2004, and may be viewed in the library. From 2005, it is available in paper format in our archive room, and we receive delivery every day. It is also available online -2005 through last month at the Florida Digital Newspaper Library.

Do you have old college yearbooks and catalogs?

The Nutrien Archives and Special Collections holds college yearbooks from 1949-1979. The following years are missing or only have one copy: 1952, 1958, 1968, and 1978. If you have a copy of any of these, please let us know. We would like to digitize the collection.

The college catalogs are available back to 1947, when we were the Columbia Forestry School.

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