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Library Contact Information

MCC Library
8900 US Highway 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012

Building A:  Room # A-212

Circulation Desk 
(815) 455-8533

Reference Desk 
(815) 455-8762

Library Fax
815) 455-3999

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Regular Library Hours

Monday through Thursday,

8:00am to 6:00pm


8:00am to 4:30pm

MCC Closed

Friday July 29

Labor Day – Monday, September 5

Professional Development Day – Tuesday, October 11

Election Day – Tuesday, November 8

Thanksgiving – Wednesday, November 23 - Friday, November 25

Get to know us!

Librarians and library staff are your best resource.

Get to know us!



Mary Byrne, Part-time Reference Librarian: Mary teaches sections of MCC 101 and enjoys helping students develop research and information literacy skills which will help them in college and beyond.

Ashley Mercuri, Part-time Reference Librarian: Ashley curates the MCC Archives and, if you see her in the Library, she is usually the one surrounded by old photographs. She also teaches Information Literacy Sessions for MCC101 and ENG151.

Elizabeth Nelson, Cataloging & Collection Development Librarian; Library Department Chair: Elizabeth selects all of the books and electronic resources for the library. She also does information literacy sessions for ENG, BUS, HCE, and MCC 101 classes.

Kim Tipton, Full-time Reference Librarian: Kim loves the detective work of research and enjoys helping students one-on-one with their papers. She teaches library Information Literacy sessions for MCC 101, ENG 151, and ENG 152. She always keeps the MCC 101 lollipop basket stocked with Blue Raspberry,

Library Technical Services

Melinda Aivaliotis, Library Services Specialist: Melinda assists with acquisitions, materials processing, and Technical Services payment workflows. In addition, she provides backup support for Circulation and interlibrary loan functions.


Laura Santowski, Library Circulation Assistant

Laura's goal is to provide exemplary service to all library patrons while supporting their access to information resources and materials. She will assist with item requests through interlibrary loan, checking items in/out, renewals, procedural questions, obtaining a library card, in addition to technology support with our printers, scanners, and photocopiers.

Employee Directory

Executive Director of Library

Cataloging & Collection Development
Librarian, Library Department Chair
​Elizabeth Nelson

Library Services Specialist
Melinda Aivaliotis

Reference Librarian
​Kim Tipton

Part-time Reference Librarians
Mary Byrne
​Ashley Mercuri

Full-time Circulation Assistant

Laura Santowski