Textbooks for Spring classes. Pens and paper. Art supplies. Maybe an Oakton sweatshirt to complete your outfit. You can get it all at Oakton's bookstores.

We've got branches on both campuses so you can find what you need. Here's a look at what we offer:

Text and Trade Books

The bookstore stocks all required and optional textbooks. It also rents a limited list of textbooks each semester. Our trade book selection includes a variety of dictionaries, thesauri and study aids such as bar charts.

The bookstore team is here to support you. If you have questions about textbooks and other merchandise, we encourage you to make an appointment with the bookstore.

Sell Your Books: Get Cash

Online Buyback is Easy!

     Step 1: Create a quote
     Step 2: Ship books for free
     Step 3: Get money back

Paper Supplies

For notetaking and beyond, you can pick up a wide selection of wirebound notebooks, loose-leaf paper and other useful paper products. We also carry drawing paper for art and glossy and matte paper for photography.

Writing Instruments

Of course, you'll need something to take notes with. The bookstore stocks a variety of pencils, pens and markers.

Oakton Logo Items and Apparel

Show off your Oakton school pride with t-shirts, sweatshirts, coffee mugs and more featuring the Oakton logo.

Greeting Cards

The bookstore sells greeting cards by Legacy.


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

Candy and Snacks

Need a snack? Candy bars, cookies and crackers are available. The Skokie campus Bookstore  also has a selection of beverages.

Postage Stamps

Both bookstores sell stamps in books of 20, limit one per customer.

You can pay by cash, MasterCard, Visa, Discover or by check at both bookstores. You'll need a driver's license or State ID to pay by check.