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Staff Resources: Your LLC - An Employee Benefit

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All GRCC employees may check materials out of the LLC using your Raider Card as your Library Card. You may also request materials owned by other MeL Libraries to be delivered on-campus - from within RaiderSearch Catalog.


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LLC Phone Numbers

Reference Librarian  / Reference Desk: 616.234.3868

Circulation & Course Reserves: 616.234.3872

Periodicals: 616.234.3871

RaiderLoan Document Delivery & Interlibrary Loan: 616.234.3749

LLC Location

The Library & Learning Commons (LLC) is located in the Learning Center Building (code LRC) at 140 Ransom Ave. NE, (between Lyon St. and Fountain St.) Grand Rapids MI 49503. (Building #10 on the campus map)  The LLC can be entered from the west on the plaza between the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center (ATC) and the Music Building, or from the east on Barclay Avenue.

LLC front entrance

LLC Hours

Library & Learning Commons Hours: Holiday & Semester Break Hours are posted on the Library's website.
                                Fall & Winter Semester       Summer Semester
Monday–Thursday     7:30 a.m.– 9:45 p.m.              8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Friday                         7:30 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.              8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday                    10:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.            CLOSED
Sunday                      CLOSED                                  CLOSED


Reference Librarian Hours:  Students and faculty are invited to make a personal appointment with a librarian outside these regular reference hours.
                                Fall & Winter Semester       Summer Semester
Monday–Thursday      7:30 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.             8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Friday                          7:30 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.             8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday                    10:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.            CLOSED
Sunday                        CLOSED                               CLOSED

Other Subject Guides of Interest

LLC Streaming Video Tour

Library & Learning Commons Streaming Video Tour

LLC Services

Reference Assistance: (1st Floor) Librarians answer questions at the Reference Desk and via our email Ask-a-Librarian service.

Circulation: (1st Floor)

  • Your RaiderCard is your library card
  • Students may check out most materials for 3 weeks
  • Self-service online renewal for students
  • Return materials to the Circulation Desk or in the drop box outside the library

Course Reserves: (1st Floor) RaiderCard required

RaiderLoan Document Delivery & Interlibrary Loan: (2nd floor)

Information Literacy Instruction:

Computer Research Areas: (1st & 2nd Floors)

Copy Machines & Microform Copiers: (1st & 2nd Floors)

  • Printing / copying debits your RaiderCard account and costs 10 cents (BW) or 50 cents (Color).

Student Printing from a Personal Device

Staff Printing from a Personal Device

Audiovisual Listening & Viewing Area: (1st Floor)