Books: 3 weeks
Reserve items: In library use only, 4 hour limit
Magazines and journals: 7 days
Graphing calculators: 1 semester with $20 refundable cash deposit
UPDATE for Spring 2020 only: See our COVID-19 page for up-to-date information.
Reference and Special Collections: for use in library only.
Miscellaneous other resources
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.