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Important Announcement

Beginning March 18, the library will be closed to all students, faculty, and staff. All of our instructional support has moved online. See our  Library Research & Instruction During a Campus Closure guide for information and links to available library services.

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Ever wish doing research was easier and faster? Sharpen your research skills by taking one or more of these late start 5-week, 1-unit library classes!  

Take LIBR 102 (Introduction to Library Resources) to learn how to utilize online and print resources to help you succeed in your classes at ARC and beyond.  5 weeks, 1-unit.  No prerequisites, and no required textbook! 

  • LIBR 102 Five Weeks - Second (Sep 29 - Nov 2) 
  • LIBR 102 Five Weeks - Third (Nov 3 - Dec 10)

Take LIBR 318 (Library Research and Information Literacy) for a step-by-step guide to the research process that is applicable to research papers and course work.  5 weeks, 1-unit.  CSU and UC Transferable.  No prerequisites, and no required textbook! 

  • LIBR 318 Five Weeks - Second (Sep 29 - Nov 2)
  • LIBR 318 Five Weeks - Third (Nov 3 - Dec 10)

Contact Us

Research Help Desk:
(916) 484-8458
Circulation Desk:
(916) 484-8455 for questions about your library account, renewals, overdue fines, etc.


The Library is closed until further notice, and will be offering online services only.



American River College Library 4700 College Oak Drive Sacramento, CA 95841-4217