Rose Library - Cleveland Community College

About the Library

The Jim and Patsy Rose Library is located on the first floor of the Jack Hunt Campus Center at Cleveland Community Circulation Desk entrance to the Jim & Patsy Rose LibraryCollege. It is a multimedia facility featuring books, periodicals, audiovisual materials, fifty-six computers, one computer and scanner workstation, five study rooms, and one JAWS workstation for student use. There are also twenty-eight wireless laptops in the Shelby Rotary Center for Global Studies classroom.

Operating Hours

As a rule, the library is open when the college is open. In fact, the library is often open even while classes are not in session; our hours during semester breaks and holidays are posted on the library doors and the website before the holiday begins.

Fall and Spring Semesters

Monday-Thursday    7:30 AM-8:00 PM
Friday                     7:30 AM-2:00 PM

Summer Sessions

Monday-Thursday    7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Friday                     7:30 AM-12:00 PM


The library is divided into three levels, with Levels 2 and 3 accessible by stairs and ramps at either end of the library.

Level 1 contains the General Collection, Reference Collection and Study Rooms.
Level 2 contains the majority of the computers and the Childrens' Collection.
Level 3 contains the Juvenile and Young Adult Collections.

Purpose and Goals

The purpose of the Jim and Patsy Rose Library is to help fulfill the mission of the College by providing carefully selected resources and versatile programs and services which enforce and enrich the curriculum and which are responsive to the needs of the College community.

To fulfill this purpose the Library continually works to:

  • Build, with the collaboration of the faculty, a collection of resources appropriate to the curriculum and to the current and future needs of the College community with an emphasis on the quality of resources.
  • Utilize current technologies to provide a system of organization and physical access to the collection of the library and to sources beyond the collection, with a focus on the convenience of access to learning and information resources for both library users and library staff.
  • Design and deliver instruction and consultation of the organization, content, and use of learning resources that includes instruction that is user-based, on demand, customizable, and remotely accessible.
  • Provide a functional, accessible, attractive, user-centered physical facility to support and increase the use of learning and information resources.
  • Maximize the College's participation in programs designed to share learning resources and lower costs; and continually evaluate cooperatives based on speed, accuracy, and economy.
  • Provide Library staff with training opportunities to improve information, communication, and technical skills, and recruit new staff members with skills to address identified needs of the Library.

Library Services

For questions on the following Library Services, please contact the appropriate staff:

Accessibility Questions- Jerrianne Queen at 704-669-4053 or or visit the Accessibility page of Faculty Resources

Audio Visual- Help Desk at 704-669-4133 or

Classroom Technology- Help Desk at 704-669-4133 or

Library Instruction or Research Guides- Library at 704-669-4024  

Electronic Resources and Online Library Instruction- Leslie Queen at 704-669-4058 or

Ordering Books or Audio Visual Items- Library at 704-669-4024 or

Reserving Global Studies- Global Studies Booking Request Form

Requesting Laptop Carts Classrooms- Equipment Booking Request Form