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About us

About Us: Tidewater Community College Libraries, which house library facilities and various laboratories, are located on each campus. Library facilities are open to the public. The libraries house nearly 170,000 resource titles including books, serials, videos, and audiotapes.  We provide access to nearly 70 full text databases which provide access to thousands of different journals,magazines and newspapers.


Library Staff Directory

Campus  Library Numbers

Chesapeake Campus

Library (757) 822-5160

Media Resources (757) 822-5171

Reference Desk (757) 822-5162

Norfolk Campus

Library (757) 822-1100

Reference Desk (757) 822-1101

Portsmouth Campus

Library (757) 822-2130

Reference Desk (757) 822-2134

Virginia Beach Campus/Joint Use Library

Library (757) 822-7800

Reference Desk (757) 822-7866

Visual Arts Center 

Library (757) 822-1885

Code of Conduct

TCC Libraries staff are committed to providing access to information, protecting the rights of users, sustaining the integrity of collections, and maintaining a quality study and research environment. Services are provided on the basis of equality of access for all, regardless of age, race, sex, religion, nationality, language or social status. To ensure a pleasant and productive environment for study, a code of conduct has been formulated.

Mission Statement

In support of the mission of Tidewater Community College, the TCC Libraries are a part of an academic and community resource team providing intellectual and physical access to all forms of recorded knowledge. We provide opportunities for growth and learning in our ever changing and diverse community. As the lifeline of our academic community, we take a proactive and caring approach using staff expertise and varied technologies to provide quality service.

Library Hours

If the library is closed, check out these after hours resources.

Library Closures

During intersessions when classes are not in session the libraries typically close early and offer no weekend hours. See the Academic Calendar for more information.

Libraries will be closed on:

  • May 27-29, 2017 - Memorial Day
  • July 4, 2017 - Independence Day
  • September 2-4, 2017 - Labor Day
  • November 23-26, 2017 - Thanksgiving
  • December 24-January 2 - Winter Break