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Library hours due to COVID-19

This is a developing situation and library hours will be updated as needed. Please check the Coronavirus Updates and Resources page for the most current library hours. Library hours are published DAILY on our homepage.

Library Hours

The library is open 111 hours per week offering access to the library's collections, reference assistance, circulation service study rooms, computer workstations, and more.

In addition, the library offers 24/7 access to online resources like the library catalog, databases, online books, and electronic periodicals, as well as online service like checkout renewals, reference email, research tip sheets, interlibrary loan, course reserves, etc.

Library hours vary during University holidays, intersessions, and final exam periods. Updated schedules are posted on the library's website and the University Calendar.

Dick Smith Library Hours

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Fall & Spring Semesters

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Summer Semester

  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Service at the Circulation Desk stops 15 minutes before the library closes.

Rickett Library, Tarleton State University - Fort Worth

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Library Open

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed on Sundays