About the Library

Library Mission Statement

The Oakton Community College Library supports student success by encouraging critical thinking, promoting information literacy, and providing innovative teaching, resources, and services that meet the information needs of our community.

Library Services

The library provides a variety of in person and online services for our users.

Some of our on site services include:

Some of our online services include:

Writing Tutor

The Learning Center provides a free walk-in writing tutor in the library. If you need tutoring on other subjects, please visit the Learning Center's Live Schedule.

Des Plaines:

  • Mondays: 12 - 3 p.m.
  • Tuesdays:10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Starts on 9/27)


  • Mondays: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: 3 - 7 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 3 - 7 p.m. (Starts on 10/11)

TRIO Tutor

The TRIO program provides a free walk-in math tutor for students in the TRIO program on the lower level of the Des Plaines library. Not a TRIO student? If you are a first generation college student, you should check out Oakton's TRIO Program!