Community residents need to apply for a card in order to check out books from the library. Bring a picture I.D., preferably Driver’s License with current address. If the address on your photo identification is not current, please bring a utility bill, piece of mail, or voter's registration card. For more information, please visit the library card
section on this website.
Residents of Lake County are eligible for a library card. This enables you to:
- borrow books for 4 weeks and periodicals for 1 week
- request to renew an item by calling 847-543-2619
- place holds on books
Residents are not eligible to use interlibrary loan services or to borrow audio visual materials at this time. We encourage residents to take advantage of these services at their local public library
Residents may use the library computer labs during normal business hours provided they show a current Illinois driver’s license. This will allow them to request a resident login which is good for 1 day. Residents can also purchase a print card for $1.00 which places 50 cents in the account, the card costs 50 cents. More money can be added by dollar increments.
Wireless Internet access is provided by the college and is available to residents. Select "Lancernet" from the available network list to connect.
Our online resource collection includes databases of articles (many of which offer full text version of the entire article to be read online), image repositories, reports, electronic books, streaming audio & video files. Residents are welcome to visit the library in person to use any of our online resources during normal business hours. Off-campus access to online resources is not available to residents at this time.
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