Category Archives: Announcement

To announce closures or other pertinent items.

Library hours for Fall semester announced


Welcome Back!

The library will be open the following hours during Fall semester, beginning August 21st:


Monday-Thursday     7:45 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Friday                           7:45 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday                       9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Closed Sundays

We are also CLOSED  for the following holidays:

Labor Day Weekend: September 2-4
Thanksgiving Recess: 5 p.m. November 22-November 26
Holiday Recess: 5 p.m December 21-January 1, 2018

Library Hours for Intersession Week August 14-18

clockHours during Elgin Community College Intersession will be:

August 14, 15, 16 (Monday-Wednesday) 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

August 17 (Thursday) 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

August 18 (Friday) 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

CLOSED August 19 & 20

Regular semester hours can be found here.


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Did you know that the ECC Library is on Facebook and Twitter?  All our blog posts get shared there as well, plus we add extra information in our social media forums.


To connect:
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Hours for Week of July 4th


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We will have the following hours July 3-6:

July 3, July 5, and July 6
7:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

July 4  Closed

All college offices are closed Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 6/2-8/6.


Check out one of our print magazines!


Our print magazine collection includes over 100+ titles such as: Bon Appetit, Money, Essence, Latina, Entertainment Weekly, Yoga Journal, Modern Farmer, Newsweek, Radiologic Technology and many more.

The policies for this collection are as follows:

  • Only previous (back) issues circulate (the current issue stays in the library)
  • The checkout period is 7 days, with no renewal

Daily newspapers are still in library use only.

Remember that we have over 68,000 full text magazines available through our online databases. Click on Article Databases from the library’s webpage for a full list of options.

Questions about checking out magazines? Contact the Circulation Desk at 847-214-7337.

Library closed for Memorial Day Weekend


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The library will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 27- Monday, May 29,  2017.  We will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30. 

Please click here for regular library hours.

Summer Hours for ECC Library Announced


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The ECC Library will have the following hours during the summer months:

May 19- June 1, 2017

8:00 a.m.-5:oo p.m.

June 5- August 10, 2017
7:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m.

Saturday/Sunday May 20 & 21 and May 27 & 28

CLOSED Fridays-Sundays
June 2-August 6

closed Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day and Tuesday, July 4,
 for Independence Day.

Please contact the Circulation Desk if you have any questions at 847-214-7337.  Hours and closures can also be found on our website.