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FAQ for LSC-Tomball Students: Getting started ...

This guide answers frequently asked questions that have arisen while the library has been closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. If you are a new student or new to using online library resources, check here for answers to common questions.

Drive-Thru Service and Interlibrary Loan

Drive-Thru Services
Beginning September 8th, students, staff and community members can pick up library materials at the drive-thru by appointment during the following hours:

Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm

Friday: 10am-4pm

To schedule an appointment, please call 832-559-4200. 


Interlibrary Loan

Requests for interlibrary loan articles starts on September 8th, TexPress starts on September 29th. Items can be picked up in the drive-thru. Please call 832-559-4200 to schedule a pick up time. 

Course Reserve Materials

If you need to make copies of a few pages from a book from our Reserves collection, please contact us via:
 Text: 281.826.4488
 Phone: 832.559.4211

From 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. to set up a time. 

Further Help

For more help, please visit "Resources for Online Students"

Ask a Librarian!

Though the library is physically closed, Research Databases containing Articles, eBooks and Videos are available to our students, faculty and staff 24/7.

To access the databases, enter your 14-digit library barcode number located on the back of your college ID/ library card when prompted.  No college ID or library card? Use your myLoneStar username and password by clicking the link below the barcode login when prompted before entering a database.

Have a question? Ask us!

     Chat with a Librarian


               Email us:

                     SMS / Text us: 281.826.4488



Information about the Fall 2020 Semester

Due to COVID-19, the Fall 2020 semester at LSC will look a little different but be no less successful and enriching. Visit for helpful information about start dates and campus procedures. 

Need a laptop for an online or hybrid class? Learn more about the Laptop Checkout program here

Guide Author

Guide created by Cate Stephens, PT Librarian