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    Today: 8am - 1am

  • Tuesday: 8am - 1am
  • Wednesday: 8am - 1am
  • Thursday: 8am - 1am
  • Friday: 8am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 5pm

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Contact us

Charge-out and Return

  • A current EIU ID card is required to charge-out materials
  • To avoid fines and fees you may renew most items

  • Charge-out/Return materials at:
    • Main Circulation Desk – 3000 Level South at the top of the stairs        
    • Ballenger Teachers Center – 3000 Level North (BTC materials only, please)
    • Library Technology Services – 4000 Level
    • Bookdrop – Southwest Side of Building (Returns Only –No media items please)


            More on Loan Policies, Fines, etc.

Community Borrowers

  • You must be 18 or older and a resident of Illinois to apply for a Community Borrowers Card. 
  • Bring a photo ID with a current address to Booth Library’s Circulation Desk and ask to fill out an application. 
  • Once your card arrives in the mail you will be able to check out materials. 
  • Lake Land College students may receive their Community Borrowers Card immediately if they present their Lake Land ID card.
  • To check out items you must present your Community Borrowers Card and a valid photo ID. 

            More Information for Community Borrowers