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Borrowing Materials & Library Use Policies

Library Access Policies

Kirkwood Libraries follow the same Covid-19 protocol as Kirkwood Community College: face covering are recommended while inside campus buildings; stay home if you are sick.
See Kirkwood's Back to Campus guide for detailed information about appropriate face coverings and other important safety information.

Access for community members

Kirkwood Libraries are open to use by community members, with the following policies:
  • Follow the recommendation of the college to wear face covering while in buildings on campus.
  • You may request a community card for checking out books. Current photo ID and current email required. Ask at the service desk.
  • Up to 5 books may be checked out at a time. 
  • Community members may not check out laptops, calculators, or hotspots.
  • You may use a computer, just ask at the service desk.
  • On our computers, you may access our online databases.
  • You may access our wifi using your own device.


Cedar Rapids Campus Library

Benton Hall

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

Iowa City Campus Library

107 Credit Center Building

1816 Lower Muscatine Rd., Iowa City, IA