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Circulation: (863) 784-7306

Reference: (863) 784-7304


Library Staff

Lena Phelps,

Chair, Library Services 

(863) 784-7303   

Claire A. Miller,


(863) 784-7305


Tia Sorensen,

Circulation Assistant  

(863) 784-7306

Sandy Hayes

Public Services Assistant, PT    

(863) 784-7306


Michael Garcia,

Reference Assistant    

(863) 784-7304

Technical Services

Michael Pate,

Library Assistant, PT    

(863) 784-7332


Highlands Campus Library

Highlands Campus Library
Building Y, Second Floor
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, Florida 33825



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  • Access: Anyone can use books, magazines, or the public WiFi in the SFSC Library. 
  • Books and Computers: You will need valid student ID, photo ID, and/or a Heartland Library Cooperative card to check out materials or use a computer. For details, please see
  • Public computers are available; however,  SFSC students and staff take priority during busy periods.  For more information on our computer use policy, please see the SFSC Library Computer Use Policy. Anyone may use our free WiFi, but must abide by our acceptable usage guidelines.
  • Scanning is free.
  • Printing is available from both library computers and personal devices. Please see SFSC Printing: WEPA for cost and directions.
  • Research: We are happy to help in-person, by phone (863) 784-7304, or through Ask-A-Librarian. Also, check out our LibGuides for research topics and subjects.
  • Database Access: Students can log into all library resources from home via Panther Central. For help logging in, see our video, or contact the Circulation Desk at (863)784-7306.
  • Database Access: Public patrons can access our subscription databases in the library. Please see the Service Desk for help. 
  • Return materials using the book drop located near the library entrance or at the Service Desk. You may return books for other academic Florida library to any SFSC library.
  • Request books from other state colleges, universities, and public libraries through interlibrary loan. Please see the Service Desk for assistance.
  • Disability services: The library is accessible to students and patrons with disabilities. We offer a large print computer station.  Students with specific disabilities may request accommodations and services such as large print or other forms of assistive technology by first contacting the disabilities specialist: Counseling and Advising Center
  • Group Study Rooms (Y-207 & Y-208) are available for reservation online by current SFSC students, faculty, and staff. Please limit your booking to no more than 3 hours per day.