Books: 1 semester, or until recalled by another user
Reserve items: Materials placed on reserve by faculty may be used in the library, for up to 4 hours
Magazines and journals: Issues may be checked out for 7 days.
Graphing calculators: 1 semester. You will be asked to fill out graphing calculator agreement form when you check one out.
Cedar Rapids Library: Laptops may be checked out for up to 48 hours, with a waiting period of 7 days between checkouts. Subject to availability. Please fill out laptop agreement.
Iowa City Library: Laptops may be checked out for 4 hours, with no overnight checkouts. Subject to availability. Please fill out laptop agreement.
Hotspots: Library hotspots are currently all checked out. You may place a hold if you wish, but we are not likely to have more this semester. To place a hold, go to our catalog. Scroll down to the "Place Hold" button, click on it, and fill out the form.
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.
Cedar Rapids Campus Library
Iowa City Campus Library
107 Credit Center Building