General Statement

The Tunxis Community College Library welcomes all users, however, our collections, services, and facilities are primarily intended for the College community. Our students require an environment that is conducive to quiet study, research, student group work, learning, collaboration, and instruction.

Circulation Policies

Please see our guide to Access Services for a detailed explanation of our Circulation Policies.

Behavior Policy

“Libraries are where people, one frequently finds, lower their voices and raise their minds.”
— Richard Armour

Anyone who behaves inappropriately in the Library will be given a verbal warning. If the inappropriate behavior continues, the patron will be asked to leave the Library.

If an individual refuses to comply with a request to cease inappropriate behavior or to leave the Library, Campus Security will be notified.

Inappropriate behavior may include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Loud or excessive noise;
  • Theft or mutilation of Library materials;
  • Consumption of tobacco products or electronic cigarettes,[also known as: e-cig or e-cigarette, personal vaporizer (PV) or electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS)];
  • Ha