If you are looking for information on Library Operations, Services, and Resources during this time, click below:

OCCC Library Operations, Services, and Resources during COVID 19


If you are looking for WiFi, check out the following locations in Lincoln County.  Many of these locations are closed during this time, but they are leaving the WiFi on so you can connect from the parking lot.  Click Here.

Taft Dual Credit Writing Students looking for databases:   Click Here to Access Your LibGuide!

The Teaching & Learning Center

All OCCC faculty and staff are enrolled in the Teaching & Learning Center in Canvas!  Here you will find databases, ebooks, streaming video, LibGuides, the online catalog, Films on Demand, Kaltura, Zoom, and many other resources!  We also have professional development in the way of subscriptions to the Chronicle of Higher Ed and the Instructional Technology Council available for you.  We have information on OERs and, accessibility and other topics of interest to our staff.  To access, log in to Canvas and look for the Teaching & Learning Center on your dashboard.  For assistance, please contact the Library at library.services@oregoncoast.edu.


TumbleBooks are providing free ebooks for children and young adults during this time of social distancing.  Thank you, TumbleBooks!

TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Your kids can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.

TumbleBook Library

TumbleMath – K-6 math ebook database

TeenBookCloud – gr 7-12 ebook database

AudioBookCloud – This site is an audio book database for kids to adults, however the direct link provides direct access to the children’s section.










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 and 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

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!

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