Library/Learning Resource Center
The FKCC Library/ Learning Resource Center is located on the
Key West Campus on the second floor of the Administration
building (A). The reading room overlooks the beautiful bay
and offers a breathtaking sunset view. Access to electronic
resources is available online for distance learning students.
Limited print resources are also available at the Middle and
Upper Keys Centers.
Membership & Library Cards
Library cards are available to all FKCC students, faculty, staff,
and Monroe County residents. Distance Learning students
or students not in the area may go to the library’s website to
apply online for an e-card. Their borrower ID number
will be emailed to them for immediate use of our electronic
resources. Library users must present their valid library
card to check out materials. The barcode on the card is your
borrower ID number and your pin is the last four digits of
your social security number. They are used to access our
eResources available 24/7 on our website. FKCC library card
holders can also check out materials at the Monroe County
Public Libraries in Key West, Big Pine, Marathon, Islamorada,
and Key Largo locations.
The library has a variety of informational and recreational
materials including books, eBooks, audio books, reference
books, journals and periodicals, full text databases, music
CD’s, videos, DVD’s, and video games. Please go to http://
library.fkcc.edu to search the online library catalog,
The library charges $0.05 per day per overdue item with a
maximum of $5. Items not returned are charged the cost of
replacement, plus a $10 processing fee.
Books may be checked out for three weeks, and audiovisual
items are due back in one week. All items may be renewed
in person, by phone or email, or by logging into “my account”
The replacement fee for lost library cards is $1.00.
Books from Other Libraries
We can obtain materials not found in the FKCC Library. This
process may take up to a week, so please plan ahead.
Requests can be made from our online catalog, by filling out
the electronic form on our website, in person, or by email.
Contact our ILL Specialist for assistance. Customers will be
notified when the item is received. They may be picked up at
the front desk in Key West or the items can be sent via courier
to our Middle or Upper Keys Centers.
ASK a Librarian
“ASK a Librarian” is a statewide service that provides live online
assistance from a librarian. The service provides all Florida
citizens with live virtual reference services via computer or
mobile device. It is available by clicking the “ASK a Librarian”
logo on the library webpage or on the Distance Learning
Platform. For quick answers, patrons can send a text to 305-705-
6994 and receive a quick response.
The library provides research assistance and training on
copyright policy. Resourses are available in the copyright
section of our website.
Research assistance is available from one of our highly qualified
librarians. This service is provided in person, via email, phone,
or text. Library customers can also set up an appointment with
a librarian for individualized help.
The library has two computer labs. The computers are available
for student, faculty and community borrowers. Community
borrowers are charged a monthly fee of $25; two months for
$40; or $5 per day.
Priority is given to our student and faculty, but open access
is available to all customers on Fridays from 9am to11 am.
Customers must observe the library and FKCC policies; and
local, state, and federal laws regarding copyright and computer
Printing in the library is available through our WEPA Kiosks at
$0.15 per sheet for black and white and $0.65 per sheet for
color copies. Copy cards can be purchased for $5 each or credit
cards can be used to deposit funds to accounts. A surcharge of
$0.20 per transaction may be charged if using a credit card at
the Kiosks instead of adding the funds to accounts. Faxes cost
$1.50 per page.
Programs & Events
The library also serves as an art gallery exhibiting the artwork of
talented students, faculty, and local artists. The library provides
further educational and cultural opportunities by hosting book
discussions, workshops, forums, and movies. Visit our calendar
of events located on our website for upcoming programs and
The library has two study rooms available for academic
purposes. Rooms may be reserved by notifying the circulation
desk. Students must agree to abide by the library’s facility use