Rock Valley College
Male student reading a book in the Rock Valley College Library

Estelle M. Black Library

The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features over 91,000 book volumes and more than 650 periodicals, and access to the interlibrary loan system. It also features spaces for individual and group study, and if you get thirsty, there's a coffee shop in the lobby! Meanwhile, everything you need to access the resources of our library is right here at your fingertips. From your computer or mobile device you can access our databases, reserve materials, and keep up on the latest news and library hours.

Find Materials in Our Library

"Discovery" search everything; "Articles" search only articles; "Books" search only books.


E-Books for New Students

To help facilitate your transition to RVC, this collection was created to cover a range of topics related to the transition to college life.

Ambrose Video Database

This database gives you access to streamed videos covering literature that includes BBC Shakespeare Collection, music, sciences, religion, world/U.S. history, and other award winning educational films.