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Helpful Information for Students

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

Activate your account by entering the activation code sent to you in the mail within a bright green envelope.

Select either ACH deposit, or Vibe Checking Account

Enter all of the necessary information and when funds are dispersed, they will go to the option chosen.

If your selections are not configured before the disbursement date, you will receive a paper check in the mail 21 days after the initial disbursement

If you are under 16, you do NOT qualify to receive your refund electronically

Inter-Library Loans

Is there a material you want that we don't have? Ask us if we can borrow it from another library by filling out this form!

**Please keep in mind:

  • ILLs take approximately 2-6 weeks
  • Not all materials are available from other libraries
  • The lending period, fines, fees, and renewals are solely based on the lending library's rules and policies
  • Renewals must be requested in advance to give the lending institution ample time to answer

Library Instruction Request Form (Faculty)

Material Recommendations

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Research Guides

Library Hours

Fall 2018

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


Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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

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


Fall 2018

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

Monday: 9 a.m. - Noon

Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. - Noon

Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Friday: Closed


 Hours will be extended when Librarian is on campus.

Please call if you have questions or see the front office.

**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 2018
Kingsville Library Hours
The Kingsville Learning Resource Center is located next to the Testing Center.
Room Number: 135


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

Tuesday: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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

Thursday: Closed

Friday: 9 a.m.-Noon


 Hours will be extended when Librarian is on campus.

Please call if you have questions or see the front office.

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


CBC Kingsville Library Front Desk Phone #: (361) 592-1652 x 4084

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

Fall 2018
Pleasanton Library Hours
Pleasanton Library Services available in Room 106 of the Pleasanton CBC Site.

 The Library room shares the same space and operates the same hours with student success center.

Library staff wil be at Pleasanton campus twice a week, please call to verify

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.