1957: Lansing Community College is established. The "library" is a set of books on a windowsill in President Philip Gannon's office.
1959: Don Pelkey hired as the first LCC librarian.
1960: First formal library was created in the Old Central Building.
1966: The library moved into new space in Old Central (formerly Old Central high school gym).
1968: A second library is established in the new Arts and Sciences building.
1970: A Library Technology degree program is created.
1975: A small library is established in the new Gannon Vocational-Technical building.
1981: The library is the first in Michigan to provide a computer catalog for the entire collection.
1988: Plan devised to create one large LCC Library in the Arts and Sciences building. Dropped due to expense of moving the cafeteria.
1988: The Vocational Technical Library in the Gannon building closed.
1990: A new Vocational Technical Library opened in the Gannon building.
1991: A Blue Ribbon committee recommends construction of an academic services building to house the library and other services.
1995: Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Technology and Learning Center building.
1997: The three LCC libraries become one as staff and material move into the new library space in the TLC building.
1988: The library in the TLC building officially opens to the public in January, with a grand opening ceremony in March.
1999: Subscriptions to full text electronic resources were doubled.
2004: A 24/7 library tutorial was developed (LINKS).
2005: Email and chat reference services began.
2007: The library began a librarian liaison program.
2014: The first One Book One LCC program, Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.
2016: The library began lending laptops and 3D printing became available.
2017: Appointment based reference service began.
2019: Library laptop checkouts rise to 500.
The library and the Technology and Learning Center building undergo a massive renovation. Learning Commons moves into TLC. The library and the Learning Commons work together to ensure ready access to academic support services for students: tutoring, research help, technology help, and writing assistance.