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Alamo Colleges Education Services is a secure portal connecting Faculty, Staff & Students to Academic Resources, Email, and other Online Resources.

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St. Philip's College Library

MLK Campus: (210) 486-2330
Location: Center for Learning Resources (CLR)

SWC Campus: (210) 486-7023
Location: Building 1-C123

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Our Mission

The Library's mission is to provide an educational environment which supports and enhances the instructional programs offered by the College, stimulates leadership, personal growth, and lifelong appreciation for learning while focusing on the importance of being responsible to a population rich in its ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic diversity.

Circulation Desk

The Circulation Desk is located at the front entrance of the CLR. At the Circulation Desk, you are able to pay fines, check out library items, reserve items, check for holds and fines or fees.

Guidelines

Lending Information:
Alamo Colleges Students: 10 items   
Alamo Colleges Faculty: 10 items 
Alamo Colleges Staff: 10 items 
TexShare Visitor: 5 items 

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Circulation, Fines and Fees

All fines must be paid in cash at the circulation desk. Money orders and cashier checks may be used to pay fines in the Business Office. Administrative Holds prevent students from registering if they owe library fines.

Books - 21 Days (Students), 30 days (Employees), 14 Days (Texshare) - renewable unless a hold or recall is placed on the material by another patron. Fine is .10 cents per book to a maximum fine of $25.00 per book.

Audio/Visual Material - 7 Days (Students), 14 Days (Employees and Texshare) - renewable in 1 week periods until the end of the semester or until a hold or recall is placed on the material by another patron. Fine is .50 cents per item up to a maximum fine of $25.00 per item.

Course Reserves - Material is choice of the instructor - 3 periods to choose from: "In-Library Use Only", "3 Day", or "'7 Day". No renewals or holds are permitted. Fine is .50 cents per day per item up to a maximum of $50.00 per item.

Charges for Lost Materials - Replacement cost of the item plus $10 processing fee plus all accrued fines (max $25.00 fine per item) until the date the item is reported lost.

Charges for Damaged Materials - There is a $5 charge for EACH date due sticker, bar code, or other processing label that has been removed from the item or its container. Other charges will be assessed according to the amount of damage.

  • Periodicals - Library Use Only
  • Reference - Library Use Only
  • Microforms - Library Use Only

Community Patrons

Community users are welcome in the library. Material may be checked out with the presentation of a TexShare card and photo ID.

Contact Information

MLK Campus:

Location:
Center for Learning Resources (CLR)
Website: http://www.alamo.edu/spc/library

Ask-A-Librarian http://spc.libanswers.com

Library's Mission

Online resources are available 24/7
                 Hours of Operation 
Winter Break schedule 

Dec 10, 2016 - Last Saturday open Fall 2016
Dec 12 - Dec 16, 2016 Monday - Friday 8-5
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2017 College Closed
Jan 2-13, 2017  Library Mon-Fri 8-5 

Regular Spring 2017 hours begin January 16

Monday - Thursday 7:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Friday     7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Saturday      9:00 A.M - 3:00 P.M.
Closed Sunday  

                 
Note: Circulation, Computers, and some services close down 30 minutes prior to the building closing.

 * Library hours are subject to change.

Contact:
Call: 210-486-2330
Text: 210-585-2818
Email or chat: http://spc.libanswers.com

Southwest Campus:

Location:
800 Quintana Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78211
Building 1-C123

                     Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday      8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

 
  Contact:
Call: 210-486-7023
Text: 210-585-2818
Email or chat: http://spc.libanswers.com  

Note: Circulation, Computers, and some services close down 30 minutes prior to the building closing.

*Library hours are subject to change.