215 N. Wyman St.
Rockford, IL 61101
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Tuesday - Thursday: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Phone and Fax Numbers
|For Library hours
||815-965-7606, press 1
|To reach Branch Libraries
815-965-7606, press 2
|For Library card account information, or to renew your items
||815-965-7606, press 3
|For Reference questions or to request materials
||815-965-7606, press 4
|For Library program registration
||815-965-7606, press 5
|For the staff directory
||815-965-7606, press 9
Executive Director: Frank Novak
Located on the western bank of the beautiful Rock River in the heart
of Rockford's downtown River District, this original Carnegie building
was opened in 1903 and continues to be a cornerstone of the Rockford
The Main Library hosts a vast collection of books, books on tape,
magazines, CDs, DVDs, videos, and software. Over 20
public Internet and word processing computers are available to the
public. In addition to reference resources, the Library subscribes
to dozens of databases that can assist Library customers in researching
topics ranging from medical information and authors to current events
Each year, the Adult Services and Youth Services Departments host
a wide-range of programs for kids, families and adults including:
book discussion groups, author visits, story times, workshops, musical
entertainment and other events.
The Main Library's Local History and Genealogy Room located on the
third floor is a popular destination for people doing genealogy
and Rockford area research.