Chicago Public Library (CPL), including the main Harold Washington Library and 70 branch libraries, is one of the largest public libraries in the United States, and is open for anyone to use. Residents of the City of Chicago may check out books and other library materials by showing their CPL Library Card.
Search by city or town for locations of all 833 public libraries in Illinois. Residents with a library card from Chicago or any Illinois community are welcome to use all public libraries across Illinois. Borrowing privilieges may be available; check with the lending library.
Illinois Public Libraries: http://www.publiclibraries.com/illinois.htm
St. Augustine College has a special reciprocal borrowing agreement that allows all currently enrolled SAC students and full-time faculty and staff to borrow books from, and use the libraries at, Loyola University Chicago! There are two locations: one in Rogers Park at 6501 N. Kenmore Ave and one near Water Tower Place at 25 E. Pearson St. See the attached document for details about visiting the libraries, how to sign up for borrowing privileges, loan periods, and more.
Looking for a physical book? Trying to access an article not available through St. Augustine College Library? You can place a request to have a book sent from another library or for an article to be scanned and delivered free of charge using interlibrary loan. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to place your request.
Have a question about accessing library resources? Need help locating scholarly articles for a class? Looking for advice about citations or finding a topic for your research paper? The St. Augustine College Library is here to help in any way we can!
Contact the Library with any questions via email, schedule a one-on-one appointment to meet with and get help from the Librarian in-person or via Zoom, or drop in to the Library during our open hours or get help via Zoom during Virtual Library Hours
Librarian: Andrew Fox (AFox@staugustine.edu)
LIBRARY HELP DESK -- TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT OR ASK QUESTIONS
LIBRARIAN OFFICE HOURS
Tuesdays 11am - 4pm
Thursdays 11am - 4pm
VIRTUAL LIBRARY HOURS -- DROP-IN ZOOM ASSISTANCE
Tuesdays 11:30am - 4pm
Thursdays 11:30am - 4pm
Fridays 10:30am - 3pm
WRITING CENTER HOURS
Tuesdays 4pm - 8pm (in-person and virtual)
Wednesdays 4pm - 8pm (virtual)
Thursdays 4pm - 8pm (in-person and virtual)
Saturdays 12pm - 4pm (virtual)
IT HELP DESK