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The Alvin Community College Library is dedicated to providing information access to students, faculty, staff and community members. Our commitment provides you with:


    • Friendly and personal service
    • In class bibliographic, research and informatics instruction
    • Focused instruction designed to fit your class
    • Citation assistance
    • 11, 000 books, 30,0000 E-books, 80 databases
    • Expanding research capabilities and access to digital books
    • Comfortable study areas with private study rooms
    • 24 desktop PC’s available with internet access, Microsoft Office suite, printing and scanning
    • 24-hour electronic database accessibility and research help and training

research or information HELP? Call the Library at 281.756.3559 for assistance or to schedule an appointment with our Reference Librarian.

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Contact Information


Becky McClain

Head Librarian
Building A, 2nd floor
Phone: 281.756.3559
Fax: 281.756.3854

Roger K. Bell

Technical Services Librarian
Building A, 2nd floor
Phone: 281.756.3559
Fax: 281.756.3854

Library Hours
Summer Semester Hours
7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. M – Th

Fall and Spring Semester Hours
7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. M – Th
7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday

Important and Closing Dates

Spring Session Begins January 17th
MLK Campus Closed January 16th
TCCTA Close at Noon February 24th
Spring Break March 13th-17th
Good Friday April 17th
Finals May 8th-12th
Summer Hours Begin May 19th
Summer Classes Begin June 4th

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