Updated 29 June 2023

Library Spaces & Services:

Library Services window – Mon – Fri 8a-5p

Grab ‘n Go Table and Self Checkout:  Mon – Fri 8am-5p

Library Stacks – Mon – Fri 8a-5p

Study Rooms – Mon – Fri 8a – close of the building

Visit our online catalog to access your account, place a hold, or renew an item:  https://www.chinooklibraries.org/   If you need help with your log in,  please email us for assistance library.services@oregoncoast.edu

If you need a Chromebook, laptop, calculator, or camera please email the library to get more information and to reserve one:   library.services@oregoncoast.edu



What is Flipster?

Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device.

With flexible magazine subscription options and seamless user authentication, Flipster is the best choice for libraries looking for top magazines covering business, leisure, fashion, product reviews, current events, and more.

Click on the Flipster icon to get started!  Use your OCCC library card number to log in!


Browse the full collection of magazine titles



Students:  How to Request an Article!

If you’ve had questions on how to go about requesting an article from the databases, we’ve posted some info HERE.  Please read through it, and let us know if you have any questions!


Improve your Computer Skills with OCCC’s NEW Northstar resource!

With Northstar, you can improve your basic digital literacy skills in 3 areas:

  • Essential Computer Skills– Basic Computer Skills, Internet Basics, Using Email, Windows 10, Mac OS
  • Essential Software Skills– Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Using Technology in Daily Life– Social Media, Information Literacy, K-12 Distance Learning Support, Career Search Skills, Your Digital Footprint
  • Take a NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment to gauge your basic digital skill level
  • Access NorthStar Online Learning, to study on your own, online — through instructor-guided Northstar lessons
  • Earn digital badges and certificates to add to a resume or show an employer.
  • Want your learning progress, assessment results, digital badges, and certificates stored in one place and accessible to you 24/7? Email us at:  library.services@oregoncoast.edu to request a free account!
  • Click HERE to set up or log in to your Northstar guest account.  If you would like a free OCCC account, email us at:  library.services@oregoncoast.edu
  • Get more info in this short YouTube vide:  https://youtu.be/Vjd_vePPRWA
  • Thank you!

    The Northstar Digital Literacy project is supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the State Library of Oregon.  OCCC Library thanks the State Library of Oregon for making this tool available to our community.

OCCC Library now has Mango Languages for our library card-holders!  If you’re interested in supplementing your language studies, or learning a new language on your own, click HERE to see how it works!!  When you’re ready for your free account, contact the Library at:  library.services@oregoncoast.edu




Kanopy for Faculty and Students:
Faculty and Students are welcome to use our new streaming video, Kanopy.  For passwords and more information, contact Library Services at library.services@oregoncoast.edu


Info About Clep Testing!

Remote Testing

Search the Online Catalog! Click below!

Apply for a Library Card

Library Cards

With this form, you can apply for your card to the Chinook Library Network, which includes Oregon Coast Community College’s collection, as well as those of:

  • Clatsop Community College Library
  • Tillamook Bay Community College Library
  • Siletz Public Library
  • Toledo Public Library
  • Waldport Public Library

OCCC Library cards may be obtained by completing this Library Card Application. Hard copy application forms may be picked up at the Circulation Office off the Commons in the Central Campus, Newport. Member cardholders are allowed to use the card for borrowing purposes at any of the above-named libraries. Library cards are available free of charge. OCCC books check out for a two-week loan period, while OCCC audiovisual materials check out for a one-week loan period. Other Chinook libraries may have different length checkout periods. Please respect each library’s due dates. Privacy & Confidentiality: The Library gathers the patron’s name, address, phone number and email address for the purposes of circulating library materials.  Library card applications are kept in a locked file cabinet, within a locked room accessible only to library staff personnel. Only library staff have access to the applications, and only will access them when an address or telephone number needs to be verified.  Library card applications and patron accounts are purged when the library patron no longer wants a library account.  Cancellation requires a written notice to the Librarian, along with a valid federal or state photo ID. OCCC Library | 3 Apr 2017, Updated 25 June 20.

Make a Purchase Suggestion

Make a Purchase Suggestion

Privacy & Confidentiality: The Library gathers the patron’s name, phone number, and email address for the purpose of checking back with the patron should we have more questions, or to let the patron know whether the purchase was made and when it will be available for check-out.  Only the Librarian has access to the suggestion forms, and will delete them when the purchase has been received. Planning for Library and Information Literacy resources is guided by feedback from our users, including faculty, staff, students, and the local community.  Please use this form to suggest a resource.

Request an InterLibrary Loan

Request an InterLibrary Loan

The OCCC Library offers free InterLibrary Loan services to students, faculty and staff.  Articles, books, DVDs, and more may be requested.  Requested materials may be picked up at the OCCC Central Campus in Newport, or at the North Center in Lincoln City by special request. Privacy & Confidentiality: The Library gathers the patron’s name, phone number, and email address for the purpose of requesting library materials from another library.  Paper requests are kept in a locked file cabinet, within a locked room accessible only to library staff personnel. Only library staff have access to the requests, and only will access them to notify the patron that the requested item is available.  Paper requests are purged when the the item has been successfully returned to the lending library.  Electronic requests are stored on a staff computer within a locked room accessible only to library staff personnel.  Electronic requests are deleted once the materials have been returned to the lending library, or when an article has successfully reached the patron. For more information about InterLibrary Loans, see the “Access to and Use of Library Services Policy.” Item Request Forms

Click here for information on how to create an InterLibrary Loan request for an article in our databases.

How to Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us in these ways:

  • In person at the Library Services Window at the Central County Campus, 400 SE College Way, Newport, OR  97366.
  • By email at library.services@oregoncoast.edu
  • By phone at (541) 867-8526
  • By using the Ask a Librarian form, at the top of the page
  • If you would like to set up a Zoom appointment please let us know– we are happy to provide live assistance via Zoom!