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Forrer Learning Commons / Support

Open Hours

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Smitty’s Café





  • Main Services Desk: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Career Services: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or via Skype or Zoom or other electronic means
  • IT: During this time, the IT Center has moved back to Bowman 200, #5436.
  • Digital Gurus: Available via Email:
  • Library Services: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Special Collections: Open or by appointment, .
  • Tutoring: Peer tutoring sessions will be offered as available and as established groups are able to communicate online. New requests should use the MyBC form and we will work to fulfill to the best of our ability. Contact, John D Manson Director of Student Outreach and Tutoring; Link:  MyBC Tutor Request Form
  • Writing Center: Closed (See Online)


Available Online:

  • Library Services: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Email:
  • Text Us: 540-318-1962
  • Check website if Chat is open and available, scheduled for weekdays 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Go to: or go to: Services / For Students. If Chat is available, it will appear in the left column.

Writing Center


FLC Website:

A-Z Database List:

Writing Center website at

Career Services:

Interlibrary loan: Students can continue to request articles through interlibrary loan.  We will deliver the articles via an attachment to student’s BC email address.


For Research Assistance or Database Access

Call: 540-828-5642


Text Us: 540-318-1962

Reciprocal borrowing: Bridgewater College is part of a Virginia Libraries network that allows our students to borrow books from other Virginia Colleges and Universities.  All you need is your student ID.  Click for a list of the libraries near you
For questions about circulation

Call: 540-828-5413