St. Clair County Community College Library History



St. Clair County Junior College was established.

In the first year the college used the high school library facilities.

In the second year of the Port Huron Junior College the Library was given a $400 budget.

(Historical description from The Triton, 1925)

Below is the Required Standard for Junior College from the state of Michigan.

The Required Standard includes library facility. 

(Required Standard from College Catalog 1924-1925.)



The college operated in the Maccabee building. 

(Image from Catalogue of Port Huron Junior College. 1930/1931.)


College Library as pictured in the 1929 Triton Yearbook.


College Library as Pictured in the 1941 Triton Yearbook



The college moved back to the former Port Huron High School building and the Library moved to the 3rd floor  of the building.

It was expected the space could seat from 80 to 85 students.

The collection was 5,215 volumes and subscribed to over 40 periodicals and 3 newspapers.

(Image from The Triton, 1959)



The Port Huron Junior college became St. Clair County Community College.


The College opens the Clara E. MacKenzie Library Science Building. This building was designed to house the college library in addition to science laboratories and classrooms.

200 students participated in the moving of the library from the Main Building to new Library Science Building, McMorran Blvd. was blocked to facilitate the books moving across the street.

  Library Science Building Dedication Article


The library changes from the Dewey Decimal System to Library of Congress.


The college library becomes known as the Learning Resource Center


The Learning Resource Center moves to the expanded College Center building. 


Rendering of College Center Library

Campus Construction Update new library space 2006

Erie Square Gazette

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St. Clair County Community College Library
323 Erie St., P.O. Box 5015
Port Huron, MI 48061-5015
Library Main (810) 989-5640
Reference Services (810) 989-5532
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Required Standard for Junior College

Required Standard, Port Huron Junior College Catalogue 1924-25