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Important Bookstore Information for Students

Get more details about Summer rental returns, Fall Buyback, Curbside Pickup and Ship to Home option for textbooks. Order available Fall textbooks at


Grayslake, B131

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

LancerZone (off B Court)

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

*Fall/Spring semesters: Hours are extended to 8 p.m. the week before and first two weeks of classes. Book Stop is also open on the first Saturday after start of classes, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lakeshore, S116

Phone: (847) 543-2189

  • Monday - Thursday
    Currently accepting Online Orders Only with Pickup at Lakeshore
    8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday
    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Southlake, V134

Phone: (847) 543-6530

  • Monday - Thursday
    Currently accepting Online Orders Only with Pickup at Southlake
    8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Online Bookstore

LancerZone Campus Store

Visit our LancerZone for spirit wear, class supplies, computers, software, snacks and more.

Textbook Services

The Grayslake campus stocks all the books needed for classes at any campus.  

How to Buy Your Books and Course Materials

  1. Login to myCLC to access and print your book/course materials list. How to Print Your Book/Course Materials List (PDF)

  2. There are several options for getting your books:

    • All Campuses: Online (Required during COVID-19) – Use our convenient online bookstore. Simply select where you wish to pick up your order (at any of our campus bookstores) or have it shipped to your home for a small fee.

    • Grayslake Campus Lancer Book Stop – Hand us your book/course materials list and our Bookstore Personal Assistant will grab the items you need.

    • Lakeshore and Southlake Campuses (Currently not available) – If you are a student at Lakeshore or Southlake, you can buy your books off the shelf at those bookstore locations.

Wish you had a personal assistant to help you? When it comes to getting your books, you do! Our staff at the Grayslake Campus Book Stop will help you with buying, renting, returning or selling your books.

Cost Saving Services

Buy Used Books

The College of Lake County Bookstore prides itself on offering a large 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 and select the “Sell” option at the top left to find out how much your used book is worth.

Textbook Rentals

Textbook rentals are available at Grayslake, Southlake, Lakeshore and online for over 350 titles.

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