Jefferson College is among the few public institutions in Jefferson County that have an impact on every individual, regardless of age or residence. Since its creation by voters in 1963, Jefferson County residents have continually regarded the College as the preferred source for higher education. In addition to its core mission of preparing students for transfer and career education opportunities, the College plays an integral part in the community by leading and hosting numerous programs and services that reach far beyond the walls of its classrooms and locations.
St. Louis Public Library (SLPL) was established in 1865 as the Public School Library Society of St. Louis. In the beginning, it was a subscription Library open only to paying members. Then it opened to the public for reference and reading on the premises in 1874. With a mission to "provide learning resources and information services that support and improve individual, family and community life", SLPL now has 17 locations across the city, over four million books and items, 2.3 million visitors annually and 83,000 Library cardholders.
The library is the most-used campus service at the University of North Texas. Through the University's four library locations, students gain access to more than 6 million print and digital items along with innovative programs, support services and expert personnel eager to help them achieve their academic and scholarly goals. Learn more about UNT's library locations at this link.