Rockford, Illinois

Estelle M. Black Library

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Rock Valley College Library added a new database, Ambrose Video. These streamed videos covering literature that includes BBC Shakespeare Collection, music, sciences, religion, world/U.S. history and other award winning educational films.


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Library Hours (8/24/2015 - 1/9/2016)
Monday-Thursday 8 AM to 9 PM
Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
Saturday 8 AM to 1 PM
Sunday Closed

August 8, 2015 - August 23, 2015
Monday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Special Library Hours
August 22, 2015 Closed
September 5-8, 2015 Closed
November 25, 2015 8 AM to 5 PM
November 26-29, 2015 Closed
December 19, 2015 Closed
12/21/2015 - 12/23/2015 8 AM to 5 PM
12/24/2015 - 1/3/2016 Closed
1/4/2016 - 1/8/2016 8 AM to 5 PM
January 9, 2016 Closed
Contact the Library
  • Administration: (815) 921-4626
  • Reference Desk: (815) 921-4619 | EMAIL 
  • Circulation Desk: (815) 921-4615
  • Interlibrary Loan: (815) 921-4607
  • Fax: (815) 921-4629
New Student E-Book Collection

New Student E-Book Collection
The College Library and the Office of Student Retention and Success are excited to have new students join our community and want to help facilitate their transition to Rock Valley College. As part of this effort, the New Student E-Book Collection was created to cover a range of topics related to the transition to college life. Click here to learn more.

Style Guides
Government Documents
Government Documents Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Click here to learn more about our government document collection.
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Databases for Evaluation
From time to time the College Library has the opportunity to provide the RVC community with trial access to scholarly information resources via the Internet. These trials are for a limited time, and for the purpose of allowing you to evaluate the database or service. Click here to learn more.

EMB Library Floor Plans