The Fred L. Mathews Library is a one-stop site for students' learning needs. Located in the Mathews Library are Library Services and The Learning Lab.
Library Services provides students access to books, movies, music, computers and printers in addition to an online library catalog, databases, scholarly and popular materials, study rooms and interlibrary loans. An SMC library card is available free of charge to all SMC students and staff, as well as any resident of the college’s district, which includes all of Cass County and Keeler and Hamilton townships in Van Buren County. MichiCard holders may also use the Mathews Library.
Through The Learning Lab, located in the Fred L. Mathews Library and on the Niles campus, students may receive free tutoring and writing assistance for a variety of subjects. Students may also learn test-taking and study skills, receive resume assistance, and get other helpful tips to help them succeed at SMC.
Students in Niles may also request library resources be sent to the Niles Campus for pick-up in The Learning Lab, giving them full access to library resources.