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Textile Center Pat O’Connor Library

Our library offers books, magazines, and media materials from many different member organizations, purchases, and donations! As a Textile Center or affiliated guild member, you may check out any of the materials in the collection.

Please note: many of the back issue magazines are in a climate-controlled storage unit temporarily, in order to make room for all of our books.

COVID-19 Update: During the pandemic, access to the Textile Center Library will not be permitted, but we are still offering checkout of library books! See below.


  • STEP ONE: Search our online catalog here

  • STEP TWO: Fill out the reservation form on this page below

    • Request up to five books at a time.

    • We will contact you with curbside pickup instructions once your books are ready.


  • Curbside days and times for returning library books are as follows: Tuesday through Friday from 11 am – 3 pm.

  • Pull up in front of Textile Center on University Ave in the one-hour zone. Call 612-436-0464, and provide the Shop staff with your name and let them know you are there to return your book(s). Be sure the items you are returning are in a bag with your name on it. A staff member will come out to your car to grab your bag. Thanks!



Textile Center Library Online Reservations

You must be a Textile Center or an affiliated guild member in order to check out a book.

Not a member? Join here.

You may request up to five books below. Please enter the book title, author name, and call number.

(Example -- Title: Poetic Cloth; Author: Hannah Lamb; Call Number: TT 778 .C66 L36 2019)