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Library hours

Regular Library Hours: TCC Library logo, reading: The library at TCC, The Teaching Library

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:15am - 8:00pm 
  • Friday: 7:15am - 5:00pm
Closures & special hours: 
The library will be closed on the following dates:
  • April 26 for Professional Development Day
  • May 27 for Memorial Day

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

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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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Except where otherwise noted, the content in these guides by Tacoma Community College Library is licensed under CC BY SA 4.0.

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