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The SSC Library welcomes you!

Library Hours

Fall & Spring Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 9pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm

Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 8pm

Telephone Numbers

SSC Main Switchboard: (708) 596 - 2000
Reference Desk: ext. 5750
Circulation Desk: ext. 5751


The Library is designed to provide students with a quiet place for reading, research and study.

  • Food is not permitted in the library
  • Drinks with closeable lids are permitted
  • Smoking is not permitted in the library and is illegal by state law
  • Cell Phones are not permitted in the library

The Library Staff maintains a friendly and approachable demeanor at all times, but will not hesitate to contact campus police if excessively loud and disruptive behavior persists in the Library.


Sangeeta Kumar 2574
Damon McGhee 2238
Marilyn Wells 2239

Library Collection

The collection focuses on the coursework offered at South Suburban College.  The Library offers its patrons:

  • 25,000 books in the collection;
  • 55 periodical titles;
  • US government publications;
  • audiovisual materials;
  • (free) scanner use;
  • textbooks for classes;
  • research and reference assistance;
  • 36 computers with Internet access;
  • and copy machines and printers.

Visiting the Library

For research assistance visit the Reference Desk

To check out a book visit the Circulation Desk.

Use one of the 36 computers located on the first level of the library.