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What we have and how to get it: Borrowing Policies

Who can borrow from Nicolet College Library?

All students, alumni, staff and faculty of Nicolet College, as well as residents of Nicolet's six county district, are welcome to use Nicolet College Library's services and borrow items. 

Items can be borrowed from and returned to the Lake Julia (Rhinelander) campus.

How to get a Nicolet College Library account

All students, alumni, staff and faculty of Nicolet College, as well as residents of Nicolet's six county district, are welcome to establish an account with the Nicolet College Library. The library card that accompanies the account is free! To establish this account, you must: 

  • Be a student, alumnus, staff or faculty of Nicolet College, or be a resident within Nicolet's six county district
  • If you are not a student, staff or faculty member, you must complete an application. The application can be obtained at the Information Commons on the second floor of the Lakeside Center or on the third floor of the Lakeside Center
  • Present a photo ID
  • Present proof of your current address if your address doesn't match that on your ID

Once you have an account with the Nicolet College Library, you must be able to provide your library card or a photo ID in order to borrow items.

Important info about your checked out items!

This is important stuff to know about when you borrow items from the Nicolet College Library.

Loan Periods
Books, Audiobooks 4 weeks
Bestsellers/New Books 2 weeks
DVDs, music CDs, Magazines 1 week
Great Courses 16 weeks
Laptops/Netbooks 1 week
Reserves Library Discretion
Interlibrary Loan Lending Library Discretion
Renewals Allowed
Books/Audiobooks 4
Bestsellers 1
DVDs, music CDs, Magazines 2
Great Courses Library discretion, could be zero.
Laptops/Netbooks Library discretion, could be zero.
Reserves Library discretion, could be zero.
Interlibrary Loan Lending library discretion, could be zero.


Books, audiobooks, bestsellers, DVDs, music CDs, magazines $.25 per day $10 maximum
Great Courses/Reserves $1.00 per day $15 maximum
Laptops/Netbooks $10.00 per day $50 maximum
Interlibrary Loan $2.50 per day $30 maximum

If your item can be renewed, renewals can be done in person with library staff at the Information Commons in the Lakeside Center, by phone at 715.365.4479, or by e-mail at If another patron has placed a hold on an item, a renewal is not possible even if it is something that normally would be renewable.

Contact Us

Text us: (715) 953-2160

Main Phone #: 715.365.4479; 

                        800.544.3039 x4479

Mailing Address:

  • 5364 College Dr.
  • Rhinelander, WI 54501


  • The library is located on the 3rd floor of the Lakeside Center.
  • Library services are available on the 3rd floor in the library AND at the 2nd floor Information Commons.

Library Hours

Library Hours Summer 2018

  Open Close
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
Library Closings/Reduced Services - Summer 2018
Wednesday, July 4th CLOSED, U.S. Independence Day
July 1-2 & 5 Library will close at 5:00 PM Monday, Tuesday and Thursday during the week of the Independence Day holiday
Sunday, September 2nd CLOSED, Sunday hours resume September 9th.
Monday, September 3rd CLOSED, Labor Day