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Library Hours

Fall quarter 2017 hours (September 25 - December 14):

Monday - Thursday: 7:15am - 8:00pm

Friday: 7:15am - 5:00pm

(Closed: November 10, November 22 - 24)

Phone, email, and chat

Ask us!

For general library questions:     

Circulation (Front) Desk: 253.566.5087


For research or citation questions:

Reference Desk: 253.566.5134


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

Chat: Research Questions?

About the TCC Library

  • The Library is a campus hub for information resources. The mission of the Library is to teach and promote information literacy, collect and provide access to relevant and diverse academic resources, and provide a welcoming, supportive environment for students, faculty and staff.
  • Annual visitors exceed 500,000. A redesign in 2010 expanded the Library's seating and group study space to comfortably accomodate close to 400 students.
  • Our "SuperSearch" tool provides students the ability to search across 20+ research databases and the library catalog in one Google-like search.
  • The Library hosts the largest campus computer lab with 85 desktop PCs and 20 laptops available for check-out.
  • The Library is a member of the TCC Learning Network which supports writing, research, and technology in seven campus locations.

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