Visiting the Learning Commons


Your Visit

The Learning Commons is open to assist currently enrolled DCCC students at the following physical locations: Exton Center, Marple Campus, Pennocks Bridge Campus, and the Southeast Center. Our hours of operation are:

Marple Campus

Monday to Thursday
9am to Noon*
1pm to 5pm

Friday
9am to Noon*
1pm to 4:30pm

*There is a mandatory break for cleaning services from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. each day

Exton Center, Southeast Center & Pennocks Bridge Campus

Monday to Friday
10am to 2pm

Consistent with the Governor’s Mandate for Safety during this time, you will be required to wear a face mask on campus and comply with social distancing recommendations.  We also ask that only you or designated person enter the Learning Commons.

To best serve you, please use the forms below the following information.

Using the Collection

  • Any currently enrolled DCCC student wishing to use materials from the collection is encouraged to make an appointment (see form below)
    - If applicable, place a hold on collections items they wish to use (Learn how)
  • Students are permitted to check out materials, but are not permitted to browse the book stacks.
  • Upon arriving to the Learning Commons, please ask for assistance if looking for a book.
  • Reserve items are not permitted to leave the Learning Commons.
  • Based on industry guidelines, any materials (circulating and Reserves) returned to staff undergo a 3-day quarantine as the most effective way to disinfect them after handling by staff and patrons. As a result, it is highly recommended to call the Learning Commons (Phone: (610) 359-5146) prior to your visit to ensure the item(s) you seek is available.

Using Technology

A number of Learning Commons' computers are available for currently enrolled DCCC student use. Please reserve one prior to your visit at http://dccc.libcal.com/reserve/computer.

The Learning Commons is circulating laptops and Chromebooks to DCCC students. To request one or return one, please visit https://dccc.libcal.com/appointments/laptoploanprogram.

Request Forms