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Mae Hilty Memorial Library: Home


Library opening hours for the fall trimester.

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The library will be open to students on weekdays from 9 am to 7 pm. You must be wearing a mask, have already had your daily health screening before entering, and stay 6' distant from other individuals.  A maximum of 43 people (including staff) will be allowed inside the library at one time.  You may call 281-998-6049 from home or campus to ask about current library occupancy. 



The academic heart of Texas Chiropractic College is the Mae Hilty Memorial Library. Located on the first floor of the Learning Resource Center, the library offers students—as well as the chiropractic community at large—a wealth of learning resources to augment and support the TCC curriculum.


photo of Mae Fivecoat Hilty, for whom the library is named

The Mae Hilty Memorial Library was founded in 1953 by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Texas Chiropractic Association. It was named to honor Mae Fivecoat Hilty, a chiropractor’s wife who gave her life saving a nephew from drowning. With Mae Hilty as an inspiration, the library continued to grow and, in 1982, moved to its current location in TCC’s Learning Resource Center.


The TCC library exists to support the scholarship of students and faculty and to assist in providing information to the chiropractic community at large. Toward this aim, the library offers a variety of services to its patrons and collects books, journals, and audiovisual materials in the disciplines of chiropractic, basic science, medicine, and clinical techniques. The Library also provides facilities for group and individual study, computer use, and copying.

Library Hours

Sunday:       Closed
Mon-Thur:   9 am - 7 pm
Friday:         9 am - 4 pm
Saturday:    Closed
* See Calendar for changes *

Coronavirus in Texas

Texas remains the state with the highest number of new cases of Covid-19, and the number is increasing.  Keep up the good work of protecting everyone on campus by protecting yourself: 
use hand sanitizer, wear your mask, keep a distance from the next person both indoors and outdoors, and stay home if you have any symptoms or have been exposed.

New cases of Covid-19, Apr - Oct 2020, by state

New books available for checkout

An Unquiet Mind

Introduction to Human Nutrition

Cannabinoids and the Brain


Conducting Educational Design Research

The Circadian Code

The Portfolio Diet for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction

Yoga and Anatomy

Motivational Interviewing for Health Care Professionals

Homeopathy Reconsidered

Integrative Pediatrics

The Effectiveness of Alternative Medicine

AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review 3 - Study Questions

Taylor and Kelly's Dermatology for Skin of Color

Rockwood and Wilkins Fractures in Children

Manual of Vibration Exercise and Vibration Therapy

A Guide to Women's Health


Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance


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Contact Us

Main Desk: (281) 998-6049
Reference: (281) 998-6052
E-services: (281) 998-6054
Director: (281) 998-6095

Staff Directory


Researchers in the Houston area are looking for volunteers to join clinical trials to test the efficacy of a vaccine against COVID-19.  The vaccine has already passed the Phase 1 safety trial, and now needs to be offered to more people to verify how well it works.  Volunteers are compensated for their time and travel.  For more information, contact Houston Fights COVID.


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Special library display

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Tri-1 Study assistance
Study guides, sample test questions - available for check-out


Is there a book or other item you would like to see in the library's collection?  Send us an email with the title, description, and any other information you have.  Or use the Suggestion Box on the front desk for your comments and suggestions.