About the Library

Hours of Operation

Fall Hours

  • Aug. 24 - Dec. 11
  • Mon. - Thurs.: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Closed Saturdays and Sundays
  • Dec. 12 - Dec. 22
  • Mon. - Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Closed Dates

  • November 25 (close at 12:00 p.m)
  • November 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 23 (close at 12:00 p.m)
  • December 24 - January 3 for Winter Break


The Brish Library is on the second floor of the Learning Resource Center (LRC) Building in the center of the campus. Hagerstown Community College is located southeast of Hagerstown on 316 acres at 11400 Robinwood Drive. The College may be reached from U.S. 40 and from Maryland Route 64. The campus is approximately 2.5 miles from downtown Hagerstown and is easily accessible from Interstates 81 and 70.



Library Assistants

Mission Statement

The William M. Brish Library is committed to utilizing the latest technology to provide services and resources, both on and off campus, to meet the academic and professional needs of all members of the college community. The library subscribes to a variety of electronic resources and offers a strong core collection of physical materials that fully support the college’s programs and curriculum. In support of student retention, librarians work to empower students to successfully locate and evaluate scholarly information by providing individual and group instruction, as well as point-of-need reference assistance. The library maintains a quiet and welcoming environment that fosters student success.