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Library Services for Oakton Community College District Residents

How to Get Your Oakton Library Special User ID Card

Oakton Community College district residents may apply for a Oakton Library Special User ID at the circulation desk at the Des Plaines or RHC Skokie campuses. 

Oakton Community College district residents include:

  • Adults living in the Oakton district (must provide a current valid Illinois driver's license or current valid Illinois state ID card with proof of residency)
  • Employees working for a company in the Oakton district (those working in the Oakton Community College district must provide confirmation of in-district employment on company letterhead, signed by their supervisor.)
  • Alliance for Lifelong Learning (ALL) students (ALL students not living in the Oakton Community College district must provide an Oakton Community College ALL class tuition receipt)
  • Students attending a high school in the Oakton district (must provide a high school student ID, current valid Illinois driver's license, or current valid Illinois state ID card)
How to Borrow a Book from Your Oakton Campus Library:

Take the book and your Oakton Library Special ID card to the Des Plaines or Ray Hartstein-Skokie Campus Library Circulation Desk. Staff will check out the book.

Top 6 reasons for Oakton Community College district residents to get an Oakton Library Special ID Card:

  • Check out a total of 3 items
  • Check out books for 4 weeks each
  • Renew books in person or by phone.
  • Check out DVDs or videos for 1 week for free
  • Use online Library research resources at Oakton Library Reference computers
  • Browse and read magazine, journal, and newspapers in the Print Periodicals collections

Please note that there is a lost book charge which is the cost of the book plus a $10 processing fee if the book is overdue for over 90 days.

Telephone:

847.635.1642/Des Plaines Campus Library

847.635.1432/Ray Hartstein Campus Library

Library Hours

Library
Fall Hours
Mon - Thu: 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sun: Closed
Special Hours
November 11, Veterans' Day
Closed
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