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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

Library Info  

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, and print, pick up, and pay for copies.


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


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
  • Macroforms - 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:

Center for Learning Resources (CLR)


Remember: Online resources are always available!

Winter Break Hours start
Monday, Dec 15, 2014
Library open regular 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Intersession is 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 15 - Dec. 18, 2014.
Alamo Colleges will close at Noon
on Friday, December 19, 2014

Closed weekends until
Saturday, Jan. 23, 2015
when weekend classes begin.

CLOSED Monday, December 22, 2014 - Friday, Jan.2, 2015.

 Intersession is 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
 Monday, January 5, 2015 - Friday, January 9, 2015.
Alamo Colleges will be closed on
Monday, January 19, 2015
for Martin Luther King Day.
NOTE: Regular library hours resume on
Tuesday, January 20, 2015. 

  Spring 2015 MLK Hours of Operation*:

Monday - Thursday, 7:00 AM  8:00 PM
Friday, 7:00 AM  5:00 PM
Saturday, 9:00 AM 3:00 PM
Closed Sunday

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

 * Library hours are subject to change.

Call: 210-486-2330
Text: 210-585-2818
Email or chat:

Southwest Campus:

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

Closed Monday, December 15, 2014 - Monday, January 19, 2015
Resume regular hours, Tuesday, January 20, 2015

 Library Spring 2015 Hours of Operation*: 

Monday - Thursday, 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM*
Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Call: 210-486-7023
Text: 210-585-2818
Email or chat:

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

*Library hours are subject to change.