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Student, Faculty and Staff ID Cards

See your campus library to obtain a Student, Faculty, or Staff ID / Cougar Card. Click here for more information.

Helpful Information for Students

Any refund money you're entitled to can be sent to your card

Activate your card by calling the 1-800 number on the back 24 HOURS AFTER it is printed

Agree to have your refund sent electronically by logging into Campus Connect, clicking on Student Info-Demographic Data-Look for "Do you want to receive your refunds electronically?"-Click Yes

If you lose your card and need a replacement, you must visit the Business Office and pay a $10 fee before getting another

If your electronic consent and activation of card are not configured before the disbursement date, you will receive a paper check in the mail for any refund money

If you are under 18, you do NOT qualify to receive your refund electronically


Purchase Requests

Purchase Requests

Do you think the library should own a particular material? Let us know!
Name *
1. Item Title:
2. Author (if applicable):
3. Item Format: *
4. Publication Date:
5. Additional Information:

Textbook Reserves

Textbook Reserve

This form is for Faculty and Adjunct Faculty who would like their classroom text to be held at a library site as a reserve item for students.
1. Class Name: *
2. Name of Textbook: *
3. Author: *
4. Publication Date: *
5. Edition: *
6. ISBN:
7. For what dates do you want this textbook held? *
8. How many copies are you providing to the library as reserve items? *
9. Do you have a preference for which campuses reserve textbooks will be held at? If so, where would you like them held?

Search Catalog

To search Coastal Bend College's Library Catalog, type your search below

EX: Shakespeare

**You will be searching our print AND electronic book collections**


I'm Looking For...

Click here to recheck material or view account record

To request material Coastal Bend College Library does not have, please click here and fill out the form (ILL REQUEST FORM)

Research Guides

**Each one of these tiles is click-able! Try clicking one to reach a guide that's relevant to you! Need some images or extras? Try using the Google search bar in the middle!


Library Hours

Fall 2017

Beeville Library Hours
The Beeville Library is located in the Grady C. Hogue Learning Resource Center


Monday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Phone: (361) 354-2737
Text a reference question to: (361) 236-7933


Fall 2017

Alice Library Hours
The Alice Learning Resource Center is located down the main corridor down the last hallway.
Room Number: 129


Monday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

**Continuing Education Students: Please call before to set up an appointment for an  ID. 



CBC Alice Library Front Desk Phone #: (361) 664-2981 x 3059
CBC Alice Librarian's Office Phone #: (361) 664-2981 x 3063

Text a Reference Question to: (361) 236-7933

Fall 2017
Kingsville Library Hours
The Kingsville Learning Resource Center is located in the southern corridor near the student lounge.
Room Number: 105a


Monday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

**Continuing Education Students: Please call before to set up an appointment for an  ID. 


CBC Kingsville Library Front Desk Phone #: (361) 592-1652 x 4081
CBC Kingsville Librarian's Office Phone #: (361) 592-1652 x 4084

Text a Reference Question to: (361) 236-7933

Fall 2017
Pleasanton Library Hours
Pleasanton Library Services available in Room 131 of the Pleasanton CBC Site.

Monday: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Thursday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Contact Beeville Library (361) 354-2737, or for assistance


Coastal Bend College Library Mission Statement

The mission of the Coastal Bend College Library System is to support the college curriculum by providing diverse educational resources in all formats to support and supplement course content. The professional librarians teach individuals and scheduled classes how to effectively conduct research and select resources to successfully complete assignments. In addition, we provide general materials to stimulate the interests of a diverse student and public population to promote life-long learning.



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