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Thigpen Library @ Cookeville: Hours and Services


Information about the library specialists and library hours for each site is listed below. If you have any additional questions or problems accessing any of the content in this guide, please contact the Gallatin campus library at 615-230-3400 or; additional contact information is available here. To access the library's website, go to or access the library directly from eLearn using the Library Resources & Support box in every course and on your homepage.

Cookeville Higher Education Center

Cookeville Higher Education Campus (CHEC) library features an open computer lab in Room 206; see here for lab information. Please call the CHEC library's main line at 931-520-0551 ext. 4650 for general questions. Email the Cookeville Library at

Library specialist hours for the Spring 2023 semester:

  • Monday: No Specialist Available
  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm 
  • Wednesday: 8:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Friday: No Specialist Available

Your Cookeville library specialist is Suzanne Swain. She can be reached at 931-520-0551 ext. 4650. The library specialist's hours above may change due to staffing and student needs. Research appointments may also be made with a library specialist outside of those designated hours or virtual reference appointments can be made with librarians at the main library.

If a library specialist is not present, students are encouraged to contact the main library using the Ask a Librarian page.

Meet with the librarians at the main library in Gallatin via Zoom! Schedule an appointment here: Book an appointment.

Library instruction services are provided: faculty, please contact Jon Hale, Librarian, to schedule a session, or fill out this form



Suzanne Swain, EDS

931-520-0551 ext. 4650

Library Specialist

Need Help?

 Stop by the ASK desk at your campus library
 Call 615-230-3400
 Email for research assistance
 Email with other library questions
 Meet with us by requesting a Research Consultation Appointment