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Important Bookstore Information for Students

Order available textbooks online at the CLC Bookstore website at Get more details about order pick up, shipping, rental returns, and buyback.

Added Hours!
Bookstore and LancerZone open on Saturdays

  • Jan. 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - LancerZone (Grayslake Campus only)
  • Jan. 14 and 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - LancerZone (All Locations: Grayslake, Lakeshore and Southlake)


Grayslake, B131

Phone: (847) 543-2086
Fax: (847) 986-1530

LancerZone (off B Court)

  • Monday - Thursday
    7:45 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday
    7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lakeshore, 31N

Phone: (847) 543-2189

  • Monday - Thursday
    7:45 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday
    7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Southlake, V134

Phone: (847) 543-6530

  • Monday - Thursday
    8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday
    8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Online Bookstore

Bookstore and LancerZone Campus Store

Get your CLC swag, school supplies, snacks and other specialty items at the Lancerzone on each campus. The online Bookstore is loaded with affordable books to buy or rent including over 300 digital options and all the supplies you’ll need for class.

Online Ordering

  • Order your books at the CLC Bookstore website at
  • Choose to pick up at the campus most convenient for you OR have your order shipped for an additional fee.
  • Financial Aid and Third-party orders require a signature and must be picked up.

Need help and prefer to talk to a real live person?

Our staff at all three locations are ready to answer your questions! Call or stop by any LancerZone campus store for assistance with online ordering, returns/exchanges, buyback information, and more.

Cost Saving Services

Digital Course Materials

The College of Lake County online Bookstore carries hundreds of Digital Content (DC) titles. Check the bookstore website to see if your class has a digital option for 20-30% less than traditional new textbook prices. Digital access information is sent to your email address so there is nothing to pick up – saving you even more time and money!

Inclusive Access

The newest way to save money on course materials. Students are charged a digital course materials fee at time of enrollment in an Inclusive Access course. Digital materials are accessed via Canvas on or before the first day of class. Click to learn more about Inclusive Access.

Textbook Rentals

Many textbooks are available to rent to save you money!

Buy Used Books

We pride ourselves on offering a wide selection of used books at competitive prices. Shop early to take advantage of these low prices. Prices are subject to change.

Sell Your Textbooks Back to Us

All three campuses offer daily textbook buybacks. Visit the online bookstore – Click Textbooks and then Sell Textbooks for eligibility and pricing.

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