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COVID-19 Library & Tutoring Services Update

This is an update on Library & Tutoring Services in the Kirtland Learning Commons

Returning Overdue Library Materials

Starting June 16, 2020, we will utilize curbside drop off for returning your Winter 2020 semester library materials & equipment. Below is a schedule of drop-off days & times. Please note that you will not be able to come into the building.

Once you arrive on campus, please call us at 989.275.5000 x 246, to let the Library Staff know you are here. We will then place a tote at the front entrance for you to place your item(s) in.

You may also mail your items back to the library. The address is Kirtland Community College Library 4800 W. 4 Mile Rd. Grayling, MI 49738.

Please make sure that all the items you have checked out are returned.

Curb-side drop off hours:

Week of June 15-18

Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm.
Wednesday: 12:30 pm – 7:00 pm.

Week of June 22-25

Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Wednesday: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm

Week of June 29 – July 1 (closing at noon on July 1)

Monday: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Need help? We are here for you!!

Even though the Library is physically closed, there are many services and resources available online to current students, faculty, and staff. Check out the boxes below for further information on these online resources.

And, if you have questions, we are just an email or telephone call away.

  • Library email:
  • Telephone: 989-275-5000 x246  - calls are being routed to the Library's email. Please leave a number so we can call you back!

We will respond to you within 24 hours.

If you need "in-person" help during this stay-at-home period, let us know and we can set up a virtual meeting through Zoom.

Accessing books and journals online

Current students, faculty, and staff can still access our resources no matter where you are 24/7/365! You will need is your Single Sign-On user name & password. If you are already signed into Canvas, you will be able to access Kirtland's resources.

Visit the Library's home page for a list of resources including:

  • Ebooks
    • Ebook Central
    • Check out Kirtland's Catalog for ebooks you can access
    • OverDrive - You will need to fill out the Library application at the bottom of the Library homepage. Library staff will email you your user ID and PIN/Password to access OverDrive.
  • Databases with Journals, Newpapers, and other Reference Books
    • CQ Researcher
    • Gale Databases
    • Gale Ebooks
    • Opposing Viewpoint
    • ProQuest Databases
    • Browse the Databases - listed by subject
  • Digital Media/Streaming Video
    • Films on Demand

Online Guides

Need help when we are not available? Check out our "How-To" LibGuides.

Here you will find information on how to:

  • Search the various databases
  • Evaluate websites
  • Understand Primary Sources
  • Set up and use NoodleTools - a citation tool and bibliography creator

You will also find guides to help with:

  • Various courses/programs
  • Study Help
  • Writing and Citing Help


NoodleTools is a citation tool that helps you keep your sources for your papers in alphabetical order and puts them in the correct format. There is also a feature to help you create in-text citations. It is what the Library and Tutoring strongly recommend you use for your papers.

Find out information on how to create a NoodleTools account and information on using it in the NoodleTools LibGuide.