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To find library resources, enter your search in the Discovery search box above.  If you are off campus you will be asked to login with your HCC username and password.  See this explainer if you have questions about the privacy policy prompt.

No HCC username?  Use the red PrairieCat link to search for library materials.

If you request an item, or login to your PrairieCat account, you will be prompted to enter your library barcode and pin numbers.

Due to COVID-19 public health recommendations:

The library stacks and study tables are open. Masks are required for everyone on campus. A limited number of socially distanced workstations in the computer lab are available. 

Library Hours 

Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Next Holiday Closing: November 25th-26th, Thanksgiving 

Library online resources and reference assistance continue to be available for our students. Email library@highland.edu to set up an online or telephone appointment. You may also Chat with a librarian during business hours. 

Returns: Return library materials to book drops — at lot E and under the overhang in front of building H.

The Clarence Mitchell Library is here to support the education of the students at Highland Community College. Our staff is available to help you with any of your research needs.  Never hesitate to contact the library for assistance finding resources.

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2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121

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