Rock Valley College

Updated 2/27/2023

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Rockford Public Library Mobile Library

The Rockford Public Library's Mobile Library will make a recurring appearance this spring at the RVC Center for Learning in Retirement at the Bell School Road Center! It will be parked in the east parking lot. This is an incredible resource that features shelves full of the most current materials, high-speed internet capabilities, and other features! Items that can be loaned out include books for all ages, DVDs and Blu-rays, audio books, video games, Chromebooks, and more! Anyone can utilize the resources available on the Mobile Library at no cost. You must be a City of Rockford resident to obtain a library card and check out materials for free.

Dates for the Spring 2023 Semester: January 17, February 7 & 28, March 21, April 11

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CLR partners with other regional community colleges to offer collaborative online classes each semester. These classes provide the opportunity to offer a wide variety of different classes, as well as bring older adults together from all over the region. The community colleges involved include Rock Valley College, McHenry County College, College of DuPage, Harper College, and Illinois Valley Community College.

For our spring 2023 semester we will be offering 13 different collaboration classes (Online via Zoom ONLY)

Collaborative Colleges

If you are coming to the Bell School Road Center for an in-person class or to visit the CLR office, please be aware of the construction. 

When construction workers and trucks are in the parking lot, we suggest not parking along the construction fencing.