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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

Using the Library

MCC Library Info

MCC Library Homepage

Questions? To contact an MCC Librarian, click on

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Summer 2021 Hours

During Library Remodeling/Renovation

We are still available to serve and help you, but we have some temporary location changes for our services for the next few weeks.  


Monday through Thursday 

8:00am to 6:00pm


A-212I (around the corner) 

  • Information and Circulation Help

A-104 (downstairs)

  • Library Research and Reference Help
  • PC Computer Lab and Small Print Jobs

E-108 (downstairs in Building E)

  • PC and Mac Computer Lab
  • Large and Small Print Jobs, Color Printing

Get to know us!

Librarians and library staff are your best resource. Get to know us!

Cynthia Wolf, Executive Director of the Library: Cynthia heads up the library in addition to her full-time job teaching English here at MCC, where she teaches composition and literature classes. She's an Anglophile who loves books, research, and helping people who's never met a Jane Austen novel she didn't like.

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.



Roger Morales, Reference Librarian: Roger teaches library information literacy sessions for MCC 101, ENG 151, and ENG 152. He likes to teach students about research and help them access educational materials.

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.

Amy Faubl, Part-time Reference Librarian: Amy is happy to help students with all their research needs, but if you ask her a literature question, she will be super excited. She likes to create online content to help students gain essential information literacy skills. If you need a break from schoolwork, ask her to recommend a book to read, she can talk books all day!

​Seth Herchenbach, Part-time Reference Librarian: Seth has worked nights at the MCC Library for the past six years and enjoys helping students with their research, especially history.

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.

Kim Tipton, Part-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,



Amanda McManaman, Full-time Administrative Assistant I, Library: Amanda provides clerical support for the library along with technical services support and works at the circulation desk. She likes cataloging new items for the library and helping patrons at the circulation desk. 

Melinda Aivaliotis, Full-time Circulation Assistant: Melinda acts as a guide to help patrons decipher those weird looking Library of Congress call numbers.  When not getting lost in the stacks, she can be found at the Circulation Desk making sure students have access to course textbooks, troubleshooting wireless printing, and issuing library cards.

Scott Lindsey, Part-time Circulation Assistant: Scott performs customary circulation duties. He especially enjoys helping students and patrons learn to find materials in the catalog and then locate them on the shelves.

Employee Directory

Executive Director of Library
Cynthia Wolf

Administrative Assistant I, Library
Amanda McManaman

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

Reference Librarian
Roger Morales

Part-time Reference Librarians
Mary Byrne
Amy Faubl
​Seth Herchenbach
​Ashley Mercuri
​Kim Tipton

Full-time Circulation Assistant
Melinda Aivaliotis

Part-time Circulation Assistant
Scott Lindsey