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Place a Hold on a Book at the HWC Library

This guide will show you how to place a hold on a library book.

Placing a Hold

How to Place a Hold on a Library Book at Harold Washington College

1. On the CCC Library Homepage choose Library Search in the top right corner


or look toward the top left side of the Harold Washington College library page.


2. Choose the In the Library tab and enter the name of the book you are looking for.

3. Click Request it and choose Harold Washington College for pickup.


If Harold Washington College does not have the book you are looking for, you can use your CCC ID at any Chicago City College. Check hours for pickup at all the CCC colleges.

4. After submitting your request, we will pull the book from the shelves and have it ready for pickup between  the hours of 10-12 and 1-3 Monday through Thursday.

If those times do not work for you please send an e-mail to to set up an alternate time.