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The Montcalm Community College Library is the perfect place to research, read and discover. The library is located in the lower level of the Donald C. Burns Administration/Library Building on the college’s Sidney campus. The library is accessible by a stairwell located in the foyer on the east side of the building, or by the elevator in the foyer. There is no outside entrance to the library. 

The MCC Library offers a wide variety of resources for research, as well as on-site computer access and quiet study rooms.

Montcalm Community College’s NetLibrary meets the challenge as the most versatile eContent provider for libraries and publishers today.

Check out this month's new arrivals at the MCC Library.

Users may enjoy the library's Rooted in Reading, Poem in Your Pocket and Word of the Day programs.

Montcalm Community College Library hosts MCC Reads. The program aims to reach our community of readers, in Montcalm County and at MCC, to inspire, uplift, and enlighten by reading books that touch the hearts and minds our readers, celebrate literature and encourage library use.

The Montcalm Community College Library and the public libraries of Montcalm County have combined to offer One Book.

Browse the Library playlist on MCC's YouTube channel to watch past literary presentations and book chats.

Crystal the Mastodon was found by an excavator near Crystal, Mich., in 1986. Crystal is on display outside of MCC’s Library through generous support from the MCC Foundation and donor Mort Pomeroy.

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Library Events


September 13

12:05 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.

“Don’t ‘Weight’ on Your Good Health”

Sidney Campus

Auxiliary Services Manager John Davis introduces us to the RENPHO, the latest technology that helps people measure their subcutaneous and visceral fat, muscle mass, total body protein, BMI, BMR, metabolic age, and more, on their path towards better health. Learn about this life-changing, and possibly lifesaving, device, while lending support to Library Director Katie Arwood as she steps on the scale in front of guests (oh my!) for this live demonstration. Refreshments provided.

September 26

7 p.m.

Britain's Hidden Treasures One Book One County Closing Event

Greenville Campus


During a walk on his family’s farm during COVID lockdowns in 2020, a man noticed unusual pottery shards that ultimately led to the excavation of one of the largest, best preserved Roman villa mosaic floors ever found in Europe. Jackpot historical finds aren’t uncommon in Britain, thanks to its rich history: Viking hordes, Anglo-Saxon treasure, and even King Richard III buried under a city parking lot. Join Claire Evans as she tours the country’s most interesting archeological finds and learn tips if you’d like to visit them for yourself one day. This event is on Tuesday, September 26 at 7 p.m. in room G129 of the Stanley and Blanche Ash Technology and Learning Center on MCC’s Greenville Campus. 

September 27

12:05 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

“It Takes a Village to Raise a Middle-Aged Woman”

Sidney Campus

English Instructor Jamie Hansen Hopkins recounts finding a new house for herself and her kids and turning it into a home. Hear the story of the many interesting and talented people who helped her grow and create her new, best nest! Jamie will be sharing photos of her house journey to illustrate her heartfelt and humorous story. Refreshments provided.

October 11

12:05 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

“In Honor of Horror: Horror Flick Favorites from MCC’s Super Superfans”

Sidney Campus

If you’re looking to get your scare on, Writing Center Consultant Kyleigh Ritter and MCC Student Wes Jacobs will be sharing their picks, as well as their personal history with horror, horror trivia, and Wes’s tribute to the Chucky films. This one-of-a-kind collaboration between an MCC staff member and student is to be celebrated and the perfect presentation for, kooky, spooky, boo-tiful! Refreshments provided.

October 24

12:05 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

“Tail-Waggin’ Tales from Montcalm County Animal Control”

Sidney Campus

Science Instructor and longtime Montcalm County Animal Control volunteer Heather Wesp will be sharing her experiences with the animals in the shelter and providing an update
on Animal Control’s mission and ways you can get involved with the furry and
feathered creatures who need homes. This is also an opportunity to pet a friendly dog, and if you’re so inclined, donate to the shelter. Suggested donations you may bring to the library include money, pop cans, pet food (canned & dry), dog collars, bones, dog & cat toys, clumping kitty litter, Clorox bleach (jug & spray), Lysol spray, and canned pumpkin. Refreshments provided.

November 2

12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Physics of Flight

Sidney Campus

Experience the science of avian flight, as a Bald Eagle, a Red-Tailed Hawk, and an Owl spread their wings and soar, in this interactive presentation in the MCC Gymnasium in the Activities Building. Refreshments provided. Email for more information.

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