Services & Policies


Through the Anoka Technical College Library, we have access to a lot of quality information (books, videos and articles, both print and electronic). 

When you log in to our library system with your StarID, you can:
  • Request items from other libraries
  • Check your due dates
  • Renew items
  • Create favorites lists
  • Save a search and receive email alerts when there is an update

What you can do in the library:

  • Get research assistance
  • Access databases off-campus
  • Get your Anoka Tech ID badge
  • Use job search and career resources
  • Borrow books from Anoka Tech and other libraries (we have some textbooks, but not all of them)
  • Study (check out the small group study room)
  • Send local faxes
  • Borrow headphones
  • Charge your phone
  • Make a photocopy
  • Use supplies such as hole-punch and white-out, etc.
  • Laminate something
  • Add money to your printing account
  • Watch an instructional video for class
  • Use the adjustable height workstation



Please enjoy your lunch in the cafeteria. Snacks and covered beverages are allowed in the Library.

Policies for students checking out resources:

  • Main collection: three weeks, renewable
  • Textbook collection: either overnight/weekend or in-library use only
  • Reserve collection: varies from in-library use only to one to three days
  • Instructional audiovisuals: for students are in-library use only
  • Reference books: do not leave the library

Please present your college ID card to check-out materials.