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To borrow materials:

  • Obtain a TexShare borrowing card from your public or college/university library.
  • Apply for a borrowing card for use at TCU at the library's reserve desk (services desk map). With this card:
    • You may check out up to 5 books at a time for a period of 28 days.
    • Renewal privileges are not available.

Friends of the TCU Library

Visitors are also welcome to join the Friends of the TCU Library group. Privileges include:

  • Up to 10 books to be checked out at a time.
  • In-person renewal privileges.

A TexShare card is not required for the Friends of the TCU Library program. Please note that processing time required for the Friends of the TCU Library program is 2 business days and books will not be able to be checked out during this time.

Clark Society

The Clark Society is made up of TCU alumni, parents and friends. Any donor who gives an annual gift of $1,000 or more during the TCU fiscal year (June 1—May 31) automatically becomes a Clark Society member. Clark Society benefits include a special membership card to the Library, which entitles members to several library privileges. Further information on the Clark Society and its library privileges. If you have a question about the Clark Society's library privileges, you may Ask a Librarian. Answers to other questions may be found on the Clark Society's FAQ page or via emailing

Ask a Librarian

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Come to the Reference Desk (map) or contact a subject specialist.

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Use our online form.

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Call the TCU Library Reference Desk at 817.257.7117 or find who you want to call in the staff directory

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Text us at 817.962.2544. Standard messaging rates apply.