Heaton Family Learning Commons

The Heaton Family Learning Commons is home to the BC3 Library, the Educational Technology Division, and the Logan Café.

BC3 Library

The BC3 Library provides an organized and readily accessible collection or print, media, and online materials selected to support the curricular and recreational needs of BC3 students, faculty, and Employees.

Online resources including databases, ebooks, articles, and subject guides are accessed through the BC3 Library Website.

See the Library’s Help/Request/Schedule page to request an article, obtain a book through interlibrary loan, or ask a research or technical question.

The library has two service desks: a circulation desk on the upper level where you can check out and return materials, and a reference desk on the lower level staffed by librarians who can assist you with technical and research questions.

Technology Help Desk

The BC3 Technology Help Desk is the support center for Students, Faculty and Staff for all questions and/or problems with BC3 authorized educational technology products and software, BC3 campus computers and/or phone related issues, and more.

For hours, assistance, and additional information, go to the Technology Help Desk Page.

Tech & Printing

There are two banks of computer workstations on each level.

Student login:
Username: b + ID number (do not include my.bc3.edu)
Password: same as your portal password

There is a copier/printer/scanner on each level of the Heaton. Color printing is available on the upper level only. You can print from either a computer workstation or from a personal mobile device/laptop. Click on the following link to set up printing from your device.

Wireless Printing Setup

Butler County Community Patrons

Butler County residents are welcome to use the Heaton Family Learning Commons resources and services. Ask at the Reference Desk for a library card, computer login, or assistance finding resources.

Computer Stations

  • The computer stations on the upper level are designed for 2 or more people to collaborate.
  • The computer stations on the bottom level offer privacy to work independently.

Logan Café

Spring 2024 Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday | 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
  • Friday | 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

View the full menu and other food options here.

Outside of the café, food and drinks are permitted in the open areas; lids are requested. Food and drinks are not permitted at the computer workstations.

Conference Room

A 16-seat conference room is located on the upper level and is available for use by BC3 administrators, faculty, staff, and college-related committees, organizations, clubs, and community partners. Reserve the Conference Room through Astra.

Multimedia Classrooms

Upper level multimedia classroom (Room 232): 20-seat classroom, iTV and video conferencing available, desks have pop-up computers to enable conversion between lab and lecture space.

Lower level multimedia classroom (Room 133): 24-seat computer lab with instructor computer and projector.

Reserve through Astra or email library@bc3.edu

Study Rooms

The Heaton has three study rooms on the upper level and four study rooms on the lower level.

  • One study room on the lower level seats up to 12 people. All other study rooms seat up to five people.
  • Each study room is equipped with a computer, a screen/monitor, and a port for attaching a laptop.
  • The large study room has a large whiteboard. Mobile whiteboards are available on both floors to use in the other study rooms.

To reserve a study room, email library@bc3.edu, call 724-284,8511, or schedule in person at either the upper or lower level library service desks.

Walk-ins are welcome when rooms are not reserved.