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

Policies

Lending Policy:
Alamo Colleges Students: 10 items (limit 3 A/V resources)
Alamo Colleges Faculty: 15 items
Alamo Colleges Staff: 12 items (limit 3 A/V)
TexShare Visitor: 4 items (limit 1 A/V)
Junior Patrons: 2 items (limit 1 A/V)
Other Patrons: 2 items (limit 1 A/V)


 

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 - Two weeks - renewable in 2 week periods until the end of the semester or until 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 - One week - 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 - Cost of the item plus $10 processing fee plus all accrued fines 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

Special library cards will be prepared at the Circulation Desk for community patrons, including public school students and children. Photo identification, preferably a Texas driver's license, is required from community patrons in order to receive a library card. Other official photo IDs, such as military or state, are accepted. Children and/or young people (under 18 years of age) require parental or classroom teacher authorization for a library card.

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 Summer 2014 Hours of Operation*: 

Monday, May 19, 2014 – Friday, May 31, 2014
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday, Closed

Monday, June 2, 2014 Thursday, July 31, 2014
Monday - Thursday, 7:00 AM 7:00 PM*
Friday - Sunday, Closed
*Closed on July 3rd in observance of Independence Day

Monday, August 4, 2014 Friday, August 15, 2014
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM  5:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday, CLOSED

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
spc-asklibrarian@alamo.edu 

Library Summer 2014 Hours of Operation*: 

Monday, May 19, 2014 – Sunday, June 8, 2014
SWC Library Closed

Monday, June 9, 2014 – Thursday, July 31, 2014
Monday - Thursday, 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM*
Friday - Sunday, Closed
* Closed on July 3rd in observance of Independence Day

Monday, August 4, 2014 – Friday, August 15, 2014
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday, Closed

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

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

*Library hours are subject to change.