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Community Patrons

A guide explaining how community members can use the Jessie C. Eury Library.

Database Use

To use our databases, ask for the guest credentials at the Jessie C. Eury Library Service Desk. 

Community Patrons

Individuals who are not students or faculty members at Lincoln Christian University may obtain an Outside Borrower card. 

  • Outside Borrowers may check out in person up to 5 items at a time from our general circulating collection which includes our media items. 
  • Reference books and items in our Teacher Education Collection may be used on site.
  • Outside Borrowers are encouraged to use their local public library to obtain items not available in the Jessie C. Eury Library.

Current members of the Lincoln Christian University Alumni Association may obtain an Outside Borrower card for $15. 

Anyone else may obtain a card for $30. 

I-Share Patrons

Individuals who are students at another Illinois institution that is part of the I-Share consortium are welcome to use the Jessie C. Eury Library. You will need to have a current ID to check out books.

I-Share patrons may check out any items from our collection except for Teacher Education Materials and Reference Books. Patrons are welcome to use these resources within the Jessie C. Eury Library.

Reciprocal Patrons

Individuals who are current students at another institution are encouraged to see if their library is a Reciprocal Borrower partner of the Jessie C. Eury Library.