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The Wilkens Library

Welcome to the Wilkens Library at Cape Cod Community College! Our library is a vibrant hub of learning, research, and resources designed to support students, faculty, and staff throughout their academic journey. Whether you need access to extensive collections of books, online databases, research assistance, or a quiet space to study, the Wilkens Library is here to help you succeed.

Research Assistance

Our dedicated team of librarians and research specialists is eager to assist you in navigating the world of academic research. Whether you need guidance on locating credible sources, refining your research topic, or mastering research tools, we are here to support you every step of the way.

Need help with research? Ask your librarians!

Email: refdesk@tguangxue.com
Phone: 774.330.4480

Come to the Reference Office under the big blue ASK HERE sign across from the library computer lab.

Discover Our Diverse Library Collections

Explore a vast collection of resources at the Wilkens Library, including:

Books: Explore a wide range of academic and leisure reading materials available for checkout. Borrow books for 3 weeks using your 4Cs barcode (found on your 4Cs ID) or CLAMS Library Card. Please note that 4Cs barcodes are provided to faculty, staff, and currently registered students only.

Course Reserves: The library has a selection of print and digital textbooks and supplemental materials on reserve. Check our Course Reserves Guide to see holdings.

Online Databases: Access an extensive array of digital resources, scholarly journals, articles, and more to enrich your research and learning experience.

Equipment and Multimedia: Rent TI-84 graphing calculators, hotspots, digital voice recorders, and more! Borrow DVDs and other multimedia resources to enhance your studies. For classroom AV equipment delivery, please contact the IT Help Desk at helpdesk@tguangxue.com.

Magazines and Periodicals: Stay up-to-date with the latest information and trends through our collection of magazines and periodicals.

Explore Our Library Services

At the Wilkens Library, we are committed to enriching your academic journey with a variety of services, including:

Interlibrary Loan: Access materials from other libraries to expand your research capabilities and explore a wealth of knowledge.

Computer Stations: Make use of our well-equipped computer stations, featuring essential software to support your academic needs.

Study Rooms: Whether you prefer quiet solo studying or collaborative group work, our designated study rooms provide a conducive environment for focused learning and teamwork.

Grant Center: Access comprehensive online resources for nonprofit organizations and grant seekers on Cape Cod and the Islands. Find valuable information on foundation grants and programs that award grants to individuals.

Open Educational Resources (OER): Discover a treasure trove of freely accessible teaching, learning, and research materials available in the public domain or under intellectual property licenses. These resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and various tools, all designed to support your education without any cost.

Hours

Find out our library operating hours to plan your study sessions and research visits accordingly.

Spring Semester Hours:
(Beginning Monday, January 22nd)
Monday-Thursday: 8am-8pm
Friday: 8am-4:30pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm
Sunday: 1pm-5pm

The Wilkens Library will be Closed the following holidays: 
New Year's Day (1/1/2024)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (1/15/2024)
Presidents' Day (2/19/2024)
Patriots' Day (4/15/2024)
Memorial Day (5/27/2024)
Juneteenth (6/19/2024)
Independence Day (7/4/2024)
Labor Day (9/2/2024)
Columbus/Indigenous People's Day (10/14/2024)
Veterans Day (11/11/2024)
Thanksgiving Day (11/28/2024)
Christmas Day (12/25/2024)

Meet Your Librarians
Tim Gerolami

Director, Wilkens Library and Academic Support Centers

My Subject Specialties: Aviation Maintenance, Funeral Service, Grant Research.

Jessica Jordan

Technical Services Librarian

My Subject Specialties: Art, Communication, ESOL, English, English (Language and Literature), Humanities, Language and Literature, Music.

Lisa Gagnon

Reference Librarian

My Subject Specialty: Business, Criminal Justice, Engineering Science and Applied Technology, Mathematics, Science.

Rebekah Ambrose-Dalton

Reference Librarian/Archivist

My Subject Specialties: Dental Hygiene, Early Childhood Education, Health Sciences, History, Law, Nursing, Psychology, Social Sciences.

Contact the Wilkens Library

If you have any questions or need assistance, our friendly library staff is ready to help.

Location: West Barnstable Campus

Phone: 774.330.4480

Email: refdesk@tguangxue.com