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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

Summer Library Hours -- May 30 - July 28

Monday through Thursday 

7:30am to 5:30pm

Library Closed

Monday May 29

Monday June 19

Tuesday July 4

Fridays in June and July

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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, and across disciplines. Kim is also the advisor for It's Lit: The Low-Key Book Club and is always ready to suggest a good book.

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.


Employee Directory

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
Jennifer Abbinanti

Part-time Circulation Assistant
Sheena Pruitt