Library Frequently Asked Questions
Checking Out or Returning Items
What do I use for a library card?
Food and Drink
Online Resources and Passwords
Textbooks & Books
Call (515) 643-6613 to confirm hours during breaks, holidays, and inclement weather.
Fall and Spring Hours
Is the library open to the public?
How many things can I check out?
What’s the fine for overdue items?
Can I use my cell phone in the library?
How can I get books and articles if I live a long distance away?
To get articles:
How do I use eBooks?
Can I use EBSCO eBooks off-campus?
Can I check out recording equipment?
Are there study rooms that I can use?
Is wireless Internet available in the library?
Can I plug in my laptop in the library?
Who do I talk to about problems logging into my student e-mail account or using wireless Internet with my laptop at the college?
Are all my textbooks available in the library?
Can I submit a request for a new library book or video?