Library Hours

The Dick Smith library in Stephenville is open 106 hours per week while the Rickett library is open 71.5 hours weekly. Both Libraries offer access to print collections, reference assistance, circulation services, study rooms, computer workstations, and more.

In addition, the Tarleton libraries offer 24/7 access to online resources like the library catalogdatabasesonline 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

Fall & Spring Semesters

  • Monday – Thursday: 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
  • Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Summer Semester

  • Monday – Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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 Service at the Circulation Desk stops 15 minutes before the library closes.

Rickett Library, Tarleton State University – Fort Worth

Fall & Spring Semesters

Monday – Thursday:  9:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. 

Friday & Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closed on Sundays

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