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FAQ for LSC-Tomball Students: Books and Fines

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.

Library Book Returns and Fines

Please do not attempt to return library books to Lone Star College campuses. All due dates for borrowed books have been extended, and will continue to be extended to accommodate closures, and no fine are being issued at this time.   

If you absolutely must return a borrowed library book, please use a no contact book drop at a Harris County Public Library or Montgomery County Memorial Library. To find your nearest HCPL branch, check (This does not apply to any HCPL branches that share LSC facilities such as LSC Tomball or LSC CyFair as these branches remain closed.) To locate your nearest Montgomery County Memorial Library branch please visit

To check your account, including materials currently checked out and due dates, log in to the LSC Library Catalog and click on "My Account" at the top of the page.

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.

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