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Affiliate Borrower Card

The Affiliate Borrower Card allows visitors to borrow materials from the W.I. Dykes Library.

For details about borrowing privileges, see Information for Alumni & Visitors.


  • Borrower must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Borrower must present a current Texas driver's license.
  • Borrower must reside in the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, which includes Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Brazoria, Galveston, Liberty, Waller, Chambers, and Austin counties.
  • Borrower must be employed in this nine-county area a minimum of six months. 
  • Borrower must provide the name and contact information of one local reference.  Self-employed or retired persons must provide the names and contact information of two local references.


  •  $50.00 per year

How to Purchase

  • Please visit the Circulation Desk (N-501) to purchase an Affiliate Borrower card.
  • Payment must be made at the Cashier's Office. Call 713-221-8196 for operating hours.