Frequently Asked Questions

Hours of Operation:

Spring Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 9 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Saturday: 1 pm - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm


Reduced Hours:

Q: How do I access library databases from home?

A: You can find directions in our Libguides: Temple College Home Page-> Library Tab-> Library Guides -> Database Troubleshooting.

Q: I am trying to log in to digital library resources and the error message says my TC username or password is incorrect. What should I do?

A: Log into the databases using your Temple College username and password that you would use for your email.

A: You can also contact the IT Helpdesk and they can reset your password.

Call: 254-298-8450 or email:

Q: I have books checked out, what do I do?

A: Books can be returned to the book drop box near the north end of the parking lot side of the library.  Books can also be returned inside to the book return slot at the circulation desk.  No daily fines are being assessed.

Q: Can I check out a physical book?

A: Yes, currently enrolled students, faculty, and staff can check out physical books:

  • use the “Library Search” to find materials and determine if an ebook format is available
  • If the title is only available in physical format, write down the title and call number before coming to the library - library staff will pull titles for you
  • when possible, email the library at 24 hours in advance of your intended visit with title and call number, and the library staff will have it ready for your arrival. 

Q: Can reserve books be checked out?

A: Yes, reserves can be used for up to two hours onsite.