About the Libraries

Welcome to the JCC Libraries!

The Libraries provide JCC students, faculty, staff and the greater community with the resources they need to be successful in their academic pursuits, to be better informed in making important decisions in their personal lives, and to help them succeed in their professional endeavors.

Mission Statement

The JCC Libraries are committed to supporting the mission of Jamestown Community College as a student-centered institution which embraces academic excellence and meets the learning needs of the college and greater community.  As a full partner in the teaching/learning process of the college community, the libraries work with students, faculty, and the community to promote critical thinking, information literacy, and lifelong learning skills.

Vision Statement

Jamestown Community College Libraries will contribute to the intellectual, cultural and recreational pursuits of the college classroom and beyond.  The libraries will provide the highest level of support to all library users by offering innovative instruction, relevant resources, and professional services to the college and the greater community in the effective and ethical use of information.  The libraries will analyze and assess on a continuing basis all library services and resources.


Commitment to Lifelong Learning

We are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual inquiry, and the promotion of effective communication, collaboration, and a greater understanding of the world in which we live.

Critical Thinking and Information Literacy Skills

We value the importance of incorporating information literacy and critical thinking across curricula, in all programs and services, fostering collaboration among all college constituents.

Intellectual Freedom

We uphold the principles of intellectual freedom for academic libraries.

User Centered

We strive to maintain collections, services, technology, and facilities that support all users’ needs.

Social Responsibility

We respect and embrace diverse scholarship, multiple perspectives, and the ideals of sustainability.


Campus Libraries

Hultquist Library (Jamestown Campus)

Jamestown Community College | 525 Falconer Street, P.O. Box 20 | Jamestown, NY 14702-0020
716.338.1008 (circulation) | 716.338.1139 (reference) | Ask Us! | directions | library hours

Cattaraugus County Campus Library

Jamestown Community College | 260 North Union Street, P.O. Box 5901 | Olean, NY 14760-5901
716.376.7517 | Ask Us! |directions | library hours