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Highland J. Rosemary Shockey Bookstore ready for returns and new orders

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With fall classes just weeks away, the Highland Community College J. Rosemary Shockey Bookstore is ready to help students buy books, while offering safe guidelines for the Phase 4 opening of Illinois.

Starting July 13, the bookstore is open for appointments from 7 – 9 a.m. and 3 – 5 p.m. and walk-ins Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Curbside pickup remains available by appointment from 7-9 a.m. and 3-5 p.m. Students can also have same day pickup for online orders made before 3 p.m. For in-store service, visitors must wear a mask, practice social distancing, have no cold or flu-like symptoms, and no fever.

The in-store retail buyback of books ends July 30. Send a list of your books to including the title and ISBN number. Students will receive a price quote via email. Books returns are available during walk-in hours or use drop box outside of the Student/Conference Center. Books must be in good condition.

For more information call the HCC bookstore at 815-599-3694 or visit