Joliet Junior College Library
Campus Center: Second Floor
Circulation Desk: (815) 280-BOOK (2665)
Reference Desk: (815) 280-2344

Fall and Spring Hours:
Mon-Thurs: 7:30am-10pm
Friday: 7:30am-4:30pm
Saturday: 8am-3:30pm

Summer Hours:
(May 23  thru August 8th)
Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-9pm

Entry into the library :15 minutes before the Library Closes is prohibited.



Library Cards

Students, faculty and staff use their college ID cards to check out materials and to request magazines. Area residents can borrow items by showing a valid library card from their community library.  ID cards are created at area D-1010; call 815-280-2709 for further information.

Books and other materials can be renewed if no one else has a request on them. You can renew JJC items at the circulation desk, on the computer catalog, or by calling (815) 280-2665.

The following loan periods apply:

  • Books and Playaways:
    Student and staff - 4 weeks
    Faculty - 16 weeks
  • Records and CDs:
    Student and staff - 4 weeks
  • Videos and DVDs:
    Student and staff - 1 week

Overdue Fines/Lost Materials

A restriction will be placed on your library and college records if overdue materials aren't returned. This will hold up your transcripts, grades and registration. Overdue materials are 10 cents a day, with these exceptions:

  • There is a $1 per day fine for any reserve material that is overdue.
  • Textbooks returned after the 3 hour time limit or removed trom the library will be charged a fine of  $1 per hour.  After 1 day, a restriction is placed on the student's record. 
  • Long overdue material fines will not exceed the retail value of the item.
  • Lost materials are replaced at the retail value of the item, plus a $10 processing fee.
  • Overdue Fines/Lost Materials

    Library Visitor Behavior (see : Student Code of Conduct)

    Cellular phones and other electronic devices shall not be used in a manner that causes disruption in the classroom, library or any other posted or deemed areas on College-owned or College operated facilities.

    Failure to comply with directions of College officials, faculty members, College staff, and law enforcement officers acting in performance of their duties, and/or failure to identify oneself to these persons when requested to do so by presenting a valid I.D.

    For the safety of children on campus, children may not accompany students to class without prior instructor consent. Also, children may not be left unattended on the campus grounds, whether in college buildings, extension centers or at any college event.



© 2012 Joliet Junior College

Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431-8938
Phone: (815) 729-9020