Iowa Lakes Community College libraries are located at the Emmetsburg and Estherville campuses. The college libraries are committed to providing access to information.
The libraries strive to work with students and faculty in reaching the educational goals of the college by providing informational services and resources necessary to support educational programs.
A combined collection of over 25,000 books and 1,000 videos and DVDs are available. The libraries subscribe to approximately 130 periodicals. Government documents and vertical file materials are available on the Estherville campus.
Library services are available to students, faculty and staff of Iowa Lakes Community College and residents of the surrounding area. A picture ID / library card is necessary to check out books. The library has a fax machine and copy machine available to students for a fee. Computer labs are located in each of the libraries and wireless connectivity is also available.
Interlibrary loan services are available to Iowa Lakes Community College students and staff free of charge. Through Iowa Open Access, anyone with a library card from a participating library may check out materials from the college library.
The college library subscribes to numerous online resources which are available to use on campus. Online resources can be accessed off campus with a user name and password. The library will provide this information to students and staff.