The James W. Dillard Library
The Dillard Library was established in 1967. The library building is the only academic two story building on campus and offers a great view with its oversized windows. The library itself is a 14,000 sq. ft. facility housed on the 2nd floor of the building. This facility offers handicap access via elevator on the main floor or ramp access via the back entrance to the library.The library also houses the Student Central department which handles the registration of new and transfer students.
Twenty-seven computer workstations are available for patron use during open hours. These computers have internet access and will support all homework needs. The FPC Acceptable Use Policy must be followed while using the computers. The library also offers students a hot drink area, complete with coffee, tea , and hot chocolate.
The Dillard Library is a member of the Harrington Library Consortium (HLC), which consists of over 130 libraries located in the Panhandle/North Texas region. Membership in the HLC allows FPC patrons access to all of the resources at any of the member libraries both directly as well as through Interlibrary Loan Services (ILL). ILL services are offered as a free benefit for all FPC patrons.
This library collection houses approximately 14,000 printed volumes of reference, academic and fiction books. There are also extensive academic and music CD collections and a growing DVD section which can be view in the library, not checked out. The library subscribes to roughly 2 monthly, weekly, and daily periodicals. Print newspapers and popular magazines are archived for three months.
Twenty seven computer workstations are available for patron use during open hours. These computers have internet access and will support all homework needs. The FPC Acceptable Use Policy must be followed while using the computers.