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Bookstore

Oakton operates bookstores at both the Des Plaines and Skokie campuses. Whether you need books, equipment, or personal items, you’ll find what you need.

Des Plaines
Room 1160 • 847.635.1679
Hours
Monday - Thursday 7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Skokie
Room A130 • 847.635.1421
Hours
Monday - Thursday, 7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

The College is closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during the summer.

Products & Services

Text and Trade Books
The Bookstore stocks all required and optional textbooks.  It also rents a limited list of textbooks each semester. Our tradebooks selection includes a variety of dictionaries, thesauri, study aids such as bar charts and videos, and children's books.

Online Purchase Option
Textbooks can be purchased online:

Computer Software
Windows and Mac computer software is available for sale to students, faculty, and staff at educational prices. Proper identification is required.

Paper Supplies
The bookstore carries a wide selection of wirebound notebooks, loose leaf paper, and paper for art and photography.

Writing Instruments
The store stocks a variety of pencils, pens, and markers.

Oakton Logo Items
Many of our items – from t-shirts and sweatshirts to pens, notebooks, and mugs – carry the Oakton logo.

Greeting Cards
The bookstore sells greeting cards by Recycled Paper Greetings and Legacy.

Gifts
A wide variety of gifts and frames are for sale. The Bookstore also carries seasonal gifts.

Candy and Snacks
Candy bars, cookies, and crackers are available for purchase. In addition, the RHC Bookstore has a selection of beverages.

Postage Stamps
Both Bookstores sell stamps in books of 20, limit one per customer.

Payment Options

Cash, check, Mastercard, Visa, and Discover are accepted at both bookstores. Telecheck is used to process all checks. A State driver's license or State ID is required to write a check.

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