Books: 1 semester, or until recalled by another user
Reserve items: No reserves for Spring 2021
Magazines and journals: No magazine/journal checkout for Spring 2021
Graphing calculators: 1 semester. ($20 cash deposit is being waived for Spring 2021). Please fill out graphing calculator request form before coming in to check out.
Laptops: Laptops may be checked out for 2 days, once every two weeks, beginning the 3rd week of classes (February 8, 2021). Subject to availability. Please fill out laptop agreement.
Hotspots: A limited number of hotspots are available for semester-long checkout. See this page for more details.
Reference and Special Collections: for use in library only.
Miscellaneous other resources
The Library has a limited supply of hotspots available beginning August 31st. These are for student checkout for Spring 2021 semester. A hotspot allows you to connect to the internet if you don't have WiFi.
Most materials can be checked out for 1 term
Are you a distance student who can't make it to a Kirkwood campus or county center? No problem! Kirkwood Library Services is here to help, regardless of your location!
You can access most information online through our Library WorldCat search, and through our online databases. Just have your k number and password ready to enter:
We also deliver print books and interlibrary loan books to all of Kirkwood’s seven-county centers (Benton, Linn, Jones, Iowa, Johnson, Cedar or Washington counties). Follow the directions below to hold a book that's checked out, or deliver a book to a different location:
See our Center Delivery guide for even more information on services and resources for our off-campus students.
Circulation records and other records identifying the names of library users are confidential. By law the library is prohibited from revealing the name of any person who has checked out, requested, or used library materials, except to the person themselves.