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Library hours

Fall quarter hours, 2018 

Monday, September 24 - Thursday, December 13 

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:15am - 8:00pm (except on Dec. 13 we close at 5pm)
  • Friday: 7:15am - 5:00pm

Friday, December 14-Special Hours for return of library material and computer use

  • 9am - 2pm

The library will be closed on the following dates:

  • November 12 (Veterans Day)
  • November 21-23 (Thanksgiving break)

For the library phone number, see the "Need help now?" box below.

Ask Us! Phone, email, and chat

For general library questions:     

For research or citation questions:

Prefer to chat with a librarian about research or citation? Chat with a librarian, 24/7.

Library Mission

TCC library logoThe Library's mission extends a philosophy of ‘Open’ through teaching, conversation, and community. The Library accomplishes this by:

  • teaching and promoting information literacy
  • collecting and providing access to relevant and diverse academic resources
  • providing a welcoming and supportive environment for students, faculty, and staff

  • demonstrating through all library services and resources an openness to and ability to engage with divergent perspectives

  • employing a range of open information practices, like OER, open licensing, and open pedagogy

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