Waters Library provides an inclusive and collaborative environment for research, learning and innovation.


Our vision is to connect researchers to resources and provide a foundation for lifelong learning.

Our Core Values


We provide exemplary services, collections and resources to facilitate learning, scholarship, research and discovery.


We foster an inclusive environment where all are respected and everyone may access the resources they need to succeed.


We embrace intellectual curiosity that inspires creativity, learning, innovation and collaboration.


We provide an organizational culture that actively supports staff development and empowers library personnel at all levels to lead.


We are responsive to the changing needs of our users, and we engage in assessment activities to improve operations.

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Contact Us

  • Velma K. Waters Library
  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75428-3011

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