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CLC Library Circulation Information

How Long Can I Keep My Materials?

CLC Students, Faculty, Staff

Type of Item Loan Period
Books 4 Weeks
Audio Books/CDs 4 Weeks
DVDs  4 Weeks
Periodicals 4 Weeks
Laptops Semester or Day
Calculators Semester or 4hr
Reserve Materials Item Specific
Hotspots Semester


Lake County Residents

General collection books and periodicals can be checked out for 4 weeks. No check out of A/V materials, reserve items, technology equipment, or other specially designated collections is available.

How Many Items Can I Check Out?

All users may have 35 items checked out at any time. Restrictions may apply on reserve or equipment items. Contact the circulation desk for more information (847) 543-2619

Reserve Materials


Depending on the item, reserve materials (including textbooks) may be checked out for 4 hours, 24 hours, 2 days and 1 week.  If material is not returned within the assigned checkout period, fines will accumulate on either a per hour/day basis up to a maximum of $100.00.** Reserve item checkout limited to CLC students, faculty, staff. Please note: Reserve items are not eligible for renewal.

**If reserve items are not returned in a timely manner and the library is required to purchase a replacement copy, students may be responsible for the complete replacement cost of the item.


Additional Information

Please note

  • Courtesy notices are emailed three days before the material is due.
  • Overdue notices are emailed when your material is past the due date.
  • Hold notices are emailed when your material is ready for pickup.
  • Most items may be returned or renewed at any library location.
  • Items cannot be renewed until fines are paid.
  • To checkout material show your Library Card (residents), state issued ID (students/faculty/staff) or CLC ID (students/faculty/staff).
  • Reserve and equipment items are not eligible for renewal.




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Reference Desk: 847.543.2071
Circulation Desk: 847.543.2619