The mission of Vaughn Library is to provide effective learning resource services that support the educational purposes of Tyler Junior College as set forth in the mission statement of the college.

In keeping with that commitment, Vaughn Library recognizes its purpose to serve as an instrument of the total educational program. The Library supports the academic programs of the college by providing a well-organized and current collection of reference materials, print materials, audiovisual materials, and electronic resources. In addition, it provides services and technology to meet the needs of its patrons - faculty, staff, students, community users, and consortia users. Additionally, the Library has a community orientation and a commitment to helping meet the needs of business and industry in a changing global environment. Finally, Vaughn Library embraces the challenge of providing access to information and opportunities for lifelong learning.

The library has about 70 computers available to TJC students and staff

May/Summer Hours

May Semester Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Summer Semester Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

NEW: OverDrive

Announcing the arrival of OverDrive – a way to borrow eBooks and audiobooks free from Vaughn Library!

Install the free OverDrive app and enjoy digital titles from our library on your tablet or smart phone.  OverDrive is also available via all web browsers on devices, including computers (Windows & Mac).

Vaughn Library’s collection can be found at 

Visit to learn more about getting started and for troubleshooting help.  

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