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Manage your Library Account with Text Messaging

texting on a cell phoneKeep up-to-date with your library account on your mobile phone by opting-in to the library’s text messaging service. After opting in, you will receive a text message when:

  • An item you requested is available for pickup
  • An item you have checked out is overdue

Text messages will only be sent for the items listed and does not replace email notices. You will still receive Library Notices in your email for ALL library account communication.

PLEASE NOTE: The library does not charge a fee for this service, but your cell phone plan’s regular text-messaging rates apply. 

How to opt-in:

  1. Log into your library account from the PC Library catalog
  2. Click "My Account/Renew"
  3. Click "Add Text Message Notification"
  4. Enter your 10 digit mobile phone number with no spaces or dashes
  5. Select the type of notices you would like to receive
  6. Click Save

Opt out anytime from your library account or by contacting library staff.

Visit the Maricopa Seed Library at PC

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The Maricopa Native Seed Library is available at Phoenix College! Located just inside the entrance of the Library, this natural collection requires no ID or library card and nothing to return.

Please check Library hours to find a time to stop by and pick up your packets. Up to 3 packets may be selected per month. Seeds for a variety of non-native food plants are also available. Happy planting!

Welcome to the Spring 2022 Semester!

PC Library Spring 2022 Semesters HoursSpring 2022 Semester Hours
(January 15 – May 12)

Monday-Thursday: 8:15 am to 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:15 am to 2:00 pm
Saturday: 10:30 am to 2:00 pm


The Library will be CLOSED:

  • Sundays 
  • January 17 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) 
  • February 21 (Presidents' Day)
  • March 14 - 20 (Spring Break)


In addition to our in person hours, your friendly librarians will be available online and are ready to provide research assistance. Beginning Tuesday, January 18, you can schedule a virtual (or in-person) Research Coach appointment to meet one-on-one with a librarian. For immediate assistance, use our Ask A Librarian service to chat with a real librarian anytime, 24/7. You can also check our YouTube channel to find quick tutorials related to library resources and services. Have other questions? Visit our Library FAQs to find quick answers to real library and research questions.

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Have You Tried Flipster?

Access more than 20 popular magazines on your phone, PC, tablet, or other mobile device using Flipster! Log in with your MEID and password, then browse and borrow magazine issues. Magazines download in an easy-to-read digital format that looks just like the print edition. Try it out today!

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