The library is excited to share these new or remodeled areas with the college community. These areas reflect the changing nature of academic libraries while also being responsive to student feedback.
Dedicated Silent Study Area LB105
Area for silent study only. No group study, conversation or cell use permitted. One of our biggest demands from students is silent study area.
Response to high student demand for single use study rooms
For student parents with young children; rooms contain children's furniture, children's books & toys.
Student room dedicated to quiet reflection or contemplation.
Periodical Study Area 3rd floor
Both bound & current periodicals are all placed in one area for continuity and ease of use for students.
Patio Area 3rd floor
New furniture provides social and study area for students. Automatic unlocking doors allow increased access during library hours of operation.
Lactation Room LB204
Room available to reserve for nursing mothers returning to MCC, both employees and students. See policy below.
The Mesa Community College Library is committed to meeting the needs of mothers returning to MCC, both employees and students. This includes ensuring the availability of a lactation room, located at LB204.
The purpose of this policy is to provide nursing mothers with a private place to express breast milk for her nursing child for up to one year after the child’s birth. This policy is in accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) which amended Section 7 of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
This room contains a lockable door, electrical outlets, chair, table, and sink. A refrigerator is located in the room next door. The room is available during Library business hours and can be reserved using a write-in reservation sheet on the inner door. The employee or student must provide her own pump, adapter, and accessories as well as a small cooler or insulated bag.