Walk-in ID card appointments are available from 9-3 Monday-Thursday in the Student Services Office (C2100). Students and employees will need to show a valid photo ID. The replacement fee for a lost ID card is $10.
In order to be eligible for a Community card, you must reside in the Kishwaukee College district #523. You must be at least 17 years old and be able to show a current photo ID and proof of residency with your name on it in the form of a voter's registration card, utility bill, tax document, or a library card from a library within the district. Please visit us in Library & Tutoring Services in A1100 prior to having an ID made.
When you have found the library item(s) you need bring them to the Circulation desk and library staff will check out your item(s) using your Kish ID which is your library card. If you do not have your Kish ID handy your driver's license, State ID, or passport can be used one time only. Print items can be checked out for 4 weeks; media for 2 weeks.
You can access your library account to renew items, and review your account.
You can also sign in to your account with your myKish login from the Library SmartSearch page (upper right-hand corner).
You can renew items by calling the library 815-825-9330 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
The library item(s) you have checked out can be easily returned anytime in the brown dropbox by the light post outside door 6 (by the Bookstore). You can also return items at the Bookstore when they are open and at the inside dropbox in front of Kish Library.
You can request items through the Library SmartSearch Page. When you have found the title you want click on the title and if the item is a Kish item sign in with your myKish login and then click on Request from Kish Library. Fill out the form and make sure to put Kishwaukee College as your pick-up place. When the item comes in you will receive a response on your Kish email that your item is ready. Then come into the library and bring your student ID (library card) to check out your item. If you do not have a student ID you can use your Driver's license to get a student ID in Student Services in C2100.
You can request items from other schools through I-Share, a group of libraries that Kish belongs to for borrowing items. You can request items through the Library SmartSearch page. When you have found the title that you want click on the title. Sign in with your myKish login and then click the I-Share click to request link. Fill out the form. When the item comes in you will receive a response on your Kish email that your item is ready. Then come into the library and bring your student ID (library card) to check out your item. If you do not have a student ID you can use your Driver's license and a copy of your course schedule to get a student ID in the library.
The Kish Library has some of the textbooks used for classes.
Find available course reserves at the link below and follow these steps:
1. Sign in with your myKish Kish ID account.
2. Within the Course Reserves search box, search for an item by course instructor's last name, course name, or title of the item.
3. Once the item is found:
A. If an electronic item is available, view it right on your computer.
B. If you drop by the library you may be able to check out a physical copy with your Kish ID for a limited time.
C. You can request a part of a book Kish has for "Digitization" and complete a digitization request form.
*Due to copyright restrictions, only 10% of the item may be digitized for you during the whole semester.
If you have trouble, email email@example.com from your Kish email with the exact item you need and what class it is for.