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As of March 21, 2020, HCCC Libraries have moved online. All physical facilities are closed until further notice. Please visit our Library Services during COVID-19 page for more information.
To get the latest updates from our college, please check HCCC Novel Coronavirus page.

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Due to COVID-19, HCCC Libraries have moved online. All physical facilities are closed until further notice. 

Please keep library loans with you until the libraries reopen. Loan periods of all checked-out items will be extended to September 30, 2020.

Materials available at HCCC

The main ways for Hudson County Community College patrons to borrow physical items​ available at the HCCC Libraries:

  • Search KOHA, the library catalog, to see if there is a physical copy available on campus and get it from the shelf.
  • Contact directly and ask for a physical item be transferred to the HCCC library of your choice, where it would be held for 4 business days. Book pick up requests are filled in 1 to 3 business days.

Who Can borrow?

HCCC College Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni.

All borrowers must present a current Hudson County Community College ID.

Community users cannot borrow books, but can read in libraries.

Reciprocal Borrowing

HCCC participates in the VALE Reciprocal Borrowing program. Faculty and staff, who complete this form and submit it to Libraries staff at either campus, may borrow books onsite from any of the forty-seven participating libraries throughout New Jersey.

Collection Suggestions

The HCCC Libraries invites students, faculty, and staff to suggest books and videos be added to our collection.

Collection Suggestions Request Form

Your suggestions will help us develop our library collections.


As a courtesy to patrons, the Libraries send reminder notices when borrowed materials are due. Notices are sent as per the following schedule:

  • Courtesy Notice: 3 days before the item is due.
  • Items Due Notice: 1 day after the item is due.
  • Final Overdue: 14 days after the item is due.
  • Assumed Lost: 90 days after the item is due. If an item is not returned, payment for replacement is expected, and borrowing privileges may be restricted.

For questions about circulation services, please contact

Location Phone Emails
Gabert Library (201) 360-4360
North Hudson Campus Library (201) 360-4605