Vernon College, Wright Library

Located in Vernon, Texas, Vernon College is an accredited, comprehensive community college offering academic, career and technical education programs as well as community classes to prepare students for employment or for successful transfer to a four-year college or university.
Vernon is the county seat of Wilbarger County and located 50 miles northwest of Wichita Falls. Following the citizens’ vote to create the Wilbarger County Junior College District on January 20, 1970, Vernon Regional Junior College was established, construction began, and classes met for the first time on the Vernon campus with 608 students on September 5, 1972.

Library services were first offered in the Learning Resource Center on the Vernon campus in 1972 when classes met for the first time. The name was changed to Wright Library in 1988 in memory of Leroy and Una Lee Wright, founders of the Wright Brand Foods. Library services are available to support student research at all instructional locations.


Library Help Desk

940-552-6291 ext. 2223


Vernon College, Wright Library
4400 College Drive
Vernon, TX 76384


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