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TexShare: What is a TexShare Card?

TexShare Cards to SAC patrons

San Antonio College (SAC) Students, Faculty, and Staff

What is a SAC Library TexShare Card?

A TexShare Card is a library card that registered users of participating Texas libraries can obtain from their home institution and use to borrow materials directly from participating libraries.

Is the SAC Library a participating Texas library?

Yes, the SAC Library participates in TexShare.

Where and how can SAC students, faculty, and staff obtain a TexShare Card?

Current SAC students, faculty, and staff may obtain a TexShare Card at the 3rd floor Circulation Counter in Moody Learning Center (MLC 308). You must present a current SAC identification card with the Banner ID number, have no overdue books, and owe no fines.

What are the policies and procedures concerning the TexShare Card?

SAC students, faculty, and staff who obtain a TexShare Card agree to follow the lending policies of the participating libraries. Some usual basic policies and procedures are:

  • Present identification as required at the lending library.
  • Return the items on time in person or by first class, insured mail to the lending library.
  • Pay charges for items returned late, damaged, or lost.

When does the TexShare Card expire?

Until its expiration date, the TexShare Card may be used again and again at all participating libraries. Expiration date is set when issued.





Non-SAC patrons

Non-Alamo Colleges TexShare Patrons

Can non-Alamo Colleges students, faculty, staff; and public library patrons use their TexShare Cards at the SAC Library?

Yes, you can if your Texshare card has not expired and your borrower's record (if you have one) is in a good standing. SAC Library participates in the TexShare Card Program. Non-Alamo Colleges students, faculty, staff; and public library patrons with a current TexShare card may check out items from the SAC Library.

What do I need to check out items?

Non-Alamo Colleges students, faculty, and staff need:

  • Current student, faculty, or staff ID card.
  • Driver's license.
  • Current authorized TexShare Card.

Public library patrons need:

  • Current public library card.
  • Photo ID card.
  • Current authorized TexShare Card.

Where are items to check out?

Items to check out are on the third floor in Moody Learning Center (MLC) 308.

How many items can I check out and what is the loan period?

TexShare patrons can check out up to five items for two weeks. Items checked out with a TexShare Card can be renewed one time only.

Can I put a "hold" on an item?

No, TexShare patrons cannot put a "hold" on an item that is checked out.

What is the fine for an overdue or lost item and where do I pay a fine?

  • The fine for an overdue item is $.10 per day per item.
  • The fine for a lost item is the cost of the item plus a $10.00 processing fee.
  • Pay fines at the Reserve Desk on the 4th floor of the Moody Learning Center (MLC).

SAC Library

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San Antonio College Library
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San Antonio College Library
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1819 North Main Avenue., San Antonio, TX 78212
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