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Learning Commons Library

Located on the east end of the third floor of the building, the Sauk Valley Community College Learning Commons provides library and media services to Sauk students, faculty members, and members of the public.

Click here for more information about services and staff.

Need help getting started with a research project? Enroll in our Library Research Tutorial
(Limited to SVCC students and employees.)

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Click here if you have a question for the librarian.

Students, faculty, and staff may now request our items for pickup in the West Mall. 

How to request an item for pickup in the West Mall:

Click here to request items.

  • Type in your search term(s)
  • Select "Library Catalog" and then filter to "Held by my Library" on the left hand side
  • Now choose a book and locate where it says "Available at Sauk"
  • Finally, select "Request" from the "Get it" area
  • Send request

Click here to request a laptop for checkout.

We will have your items within two business days.  Items may be picked up in the West Mall on Monday - Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and Fridays from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Just show security your driver's license or student id.
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The SVCC Learning Commons now offers access to online tutoring through NetTutor free of charge to our students.
  • Take a Virtual Tour
    Take a tour of the electronic resources available at the SVCC Library.



8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  (Doors Open All Day)
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Curbside Service Only)
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Curbside Service Only)
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Doors Open All Day)
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  (Curbside Service Only)                                                                                                                                                                                                               



Library Services

  • Books, magazines, CD's, DVD's, and audio books to check out
  • Scholarly research databases and eBooks
  • Popular fiction and nonfiction eBooks through eRead Illinois
  • Computer lab and free wi-fi
  • Quiet and collaborative study spaces
  • Reference, research, and citation assistance