Both our Brendlinger Library on the Central Campus in Blue Bell and our West Campus Library in Pottstown offer students, faculty, staff and the community a broad variety of resources and services, including

  • Reference librarians who provide valuable research assistance
  • Online resources such as articles, e-books and streaming video
  • Interlibrary loan privileges enabling students, faculty and staff to borrow materials from other libraries
  • The ability to transfer materials between Central Campus and West Campus
  • Laptop computer privileges (for current students)

The Brendlinger Library also provides access to

  • Grant resources as part of the Foundation Center's Funding Information Network, providing information on sources of funding
  • U.S. government documents as a selective depository for such government documents as books, periodicals, maps and other publications of Congress and federal agencies
  • Our Audiovisual Library

Visit the Library website to find articles, books, AV and more.

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Selected library materials are available to borrow by

  • Students, faculty and staff with a current MC3 ID card or photo ID
  • County residents age 18 and older, with a current photo ID
  • County high school students with written permission from their school librarian

Central Campus in Blue Bell West Campus in Pottstown
The Brendlinger Library West Campus Library
College Hall South Hall 160
Reference: 215-641-6594 610-718-1864
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Circulation: 215-641-6596  
AV Library: 215-641-6591  
Hours for Both Campuses
Monday-Thursday: 7:30 am-9:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am-5 pm
Saturday: 10 am-4 pm
Sunday: 1-5 pm
No Sunday hours during the summer.

Government Documents

LogoThe Brendlinger Library at Montgomery County Community College is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law (Title 44 United States Code). The Library’s government documents collection includes books, periodicals, maps, and other publications of Congress and federal agencies. These materials can be located using the library catalog, with most available to borrow for a period of three weeks. The public is welcome to access online government information via the library’s public access computers.

  • the official portal for the U.S. government
  • GPO Access the starting point for accessing official publications of the executive and legislative branches, including the Federal Register, Congressional Record, Catalog of United States Government Publications, and the U.S. Code
  • THOMAS the starting point to find enacted and proposed bills and resolutions of Congress
  • FedStats provides access to data and statistics from multiple agencies, including the U.S. departments of Education, Justice, and Labor
  • the official website for the White House and the President of the United States

For help locating government information, both within our libraries and online, contact our librarians in person, by phone 215-641-6594, instant message (mccclibrarian) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Grant Resources

Foundation Center As a member of the Foundation Center's Funding Information Network, our Brendlinger Library provides free public access to

  • Books on fundraising and nonprofit management
  • The Foundation Directory Online, a fully searchable database that includes detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations as well as an extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nation’s top funders
  • The Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, a directory of grants available to individuals

These online resources are NOT available remotely; you must come to the Brendlinger Library and ask a reference librarian to log you in.

The network operates during our normal college terms, with hours the same as those of the Brendlinger Library.

Monday-Thursday 7:30 am-9:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am-5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
No Sunday hours during the summer.

If you need a librarian to assist you, or if you represent a local non-profit and would like your organization to be included on our list of local grant-seeking non-profits, please email or call Lawrence Greene at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 215-619-7352 in advance of your visit. Appointments with the Funding Information Network's librarian are available Monday-Friday 7:30 am-3:30 pm.