Library General Information

General Information


Library and Tutoring Services Closed March 23-27

Library Services is closed during spring break. All services, including college ID card creation, will be unavailable while staff perform a collection inventory to prepare for library system migration. Online resources such as ebooks, journal databases, and research guides are still available when Library Services is closed.

Tutoring Services is closed during spring break. is still available to students needing tutoring.

Library Hours March 16 - 20

Monday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday : Closed
Closed on Weekends


Contact Info

General Information/Circulation

Inter-Library Loan

Reference Service

General Policies

Interlibrary Loan

Need materials Kish doesn’t own?

First, search all I-Share libraries
If you still can’t find what you need try World Cat

Most books and articles can be located at other libraries and delivered to the Kishwaukee Library within two weeks.

Course Reserves

Materials placed in the Reserve Collection by your instructor are at the Circulation Desk. Loan periods are set by your instructor.  The list of materials on Reserve for your class can be seen on this web site at the Course Reserve Tab of the Library Catalog.

College Identification Cards & Community Library Cards

IDs are made in the Library. A photo ID, such as a State ID or Driver's License, and established student status, such as a student schedule, are needed to obtain a College ID. There is no charge for the original card. A fee of $10.00 will be charged to replace a lost card.

For a Community Library Card, a person needs a photo ID, such as a State Driver's License, and proof of residency within Kishwaukee College's District, such as a utility bill or apartment rental agreement. Any resident 17 or older of the college district may request a Community Library Card to receive library services.

A Kishwaukee College Photo ID or a Library Community Card is required to check out Library materials.

I-Share Patrons

College students and staff affiliated with any of the I-Share Libraries in Illinois are welcome to check out books and materials from the Kishwaukee College collection.  You will just need your college ID/Library card and at least one photo ID.  Park in Lot A and enter through Door 12, or park in Lot B and enter through Door 58.   

Loan Periods

Most materials are checked out for three weeks. Check out periods for Reserve items are set by the instructor. You may check out as many circulating items as you need. Reference materials must remain in the library. Items may be renewed twice if no waiting list exists. All items may be renewed by phone at 815-825-9330, or online through My Account.

Fines & Lost Materials Fees

The library does not charge overdue fines. After a grace period, you will be billed for the replacement cost of the book or item plus a $10.00 non-refundable processing fee. You may be charged more for Reserve items.