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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 7:00pm


8:00am to 4:30pm

Library Closed

Monday January 15

Spring Break Hours

March 25 - March 29

Monday through Friday

8:00am - 4:30pm


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Jennifer Abbinanti, Library Circulation Assistant: Jennifer circulates library materials, assists students and community members with locating library resources, issues library cards, and processes interlibrary loans.

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.

Mary Byrne, 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 Fleming, Executive Director of Library and Learning Resources : Ashley is the director for the Library and Sage Learning Center at MCC. She is passionate about learning and supporting students to be academically successful. Ashley is available if you need academic support or have any questions about the library or tutoring services. .

Ashley Mercuri, 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, and MCC 101 classes.

Kim Tipton, 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.

Employee Directory

Executive Director of Library & Learning Resources
Ashley Fleming

Circulation Assistants
Jennifer Abbinanti
Sheena Pruitt

Library Services Specialist
Melinda Aivaliotis

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

Reference Librarians
​Kim Tipton
Mary Byrne
​Ashley Mercuri