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Courtesy Borrower Cards

Privileges, Rights, and Restrictions

  • Non-ACC affiliates may purchase a Courtesy Borrower Card for $25.00.
  • A Courtesy Borrower Card is active for 365 days from the date it is issued.
  • Courtesy Borrowers may use any ACC campus library.


  • Courtesy Borrowers may checkout up to 5 circulating items.
  • Courtesy Borrowers may not access reserve materials or ILL.
  • Courtesy Borrowers may not checkout laptops, tablets, realia, kits or textbooks.
  • Checkout is barred if any material is overdue.


  • Courtesy Borrowers may renew materials twice if they have not been requested by another patron.
  • Courtesy Borrowers may renew by phone or in person.


  • Books may be returned to any ACC Library.
  • All other items must be returned to the original library from which they were checked out.

Reference and Research Help

  • Courtesy Borrowers may request reference help from faculty librarians.

Computer Use

  • Courtesy Borrowers may use computers in the library for research.
  • Courtesy Borrowers may not use the Computer Center.

More information

  • Do you qualify for a free TexShare card?
  • With a TexShare Card issued from your home library, you can visit other participating libraries across the state and check out physical materials as if you were a local card-holder there.

    Use the Find-A-Library page to see if your library participates in the program and to read their TexShare Card Checkout Policy.
    Excerpted from "TexShare Benefits Library Patrons Across the State."