We are committed to making our information resources available to the members of the community. Below are services that we provide to those not a member of the university.


Borrowing Library Materials

You may obtain borrowing privileges by obtaining:

A TexShare Card
You can obtain a TexShare card for free from your local library. When you have a TexShare card, you may check out 20 items for 21 days.
A Friends of the Cornette Library Card
You may purchase a Friends of the Cornette Library card allowing you to borrow 15 items for 120 days.

For more information on borrowing privileges, please see our Borrowing Library Materials webpage.

Research and Technology Help

Need help finding resources or battling with technology? We're here to help.

Find Out More about Getting Help

Instructional Resources Center (IRC)

The IRC has K-12 textbooks adopted by the State of Texas for its public schools, as well as books for creating lesson plans and activities for the classroom. Community users may check out up to 5 items from IRC

Find Out More about the IRC


Pippa's Coffee Shop is the library's own coffee shop. Pippa's offers coffee, tea, cookies, Pop-Tarts, etc.

Find Out More about Pippa's

Study Rooms

You can book the following large, small, and individual study rooms at the Research & Access Desk.

Visitor Information

Location and Directions

Cornette Library is located at the corner of University Drive and 26th street on the West Texas A&M University campus in Canyon, Texas.


Parking is available at all unpainted curbs. You may also get a Visitor's Permit from the JBK Student Center or University Parking Services. The permit will allow you to park in any zone except handicapped, loading, and reserved spaces.

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