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Library Facilities

The library offers an excellent collection of Judaic and Hebraic resources, Reconstructionist movement publications, computer facilities, electronic resources and ample study space for both hevruta (group) and independent study.  Members of the public are invited to visit the library and may register to borrow library materials.

The following is a complete listing of our library facilities:

Main Level

  • Sidney and Dorothy Becker Reading Room — space for hevruta study, circulation desk, laser printers, online catalogue with current library holdings, Bet Midrash collection.
  • Kresge Foundation Reference Area — Rabbinic text collection and current periodical section
  • Barr Study Area — three student computers, one guest computer
  • Lindy Study Area — tables for independent study
  • Reference book collection — non-circulating
  • Reserve book collection — limited circulation
  • Periodical indexes
  • The Reconstructionist, Reconstructionism Today and other materials of the Reconstructionist movement — non-circulating reference set
  • Education file, liturgy file, Judaism & homosexuality file
  • Audiovisual collection — circulating

Lower Level - The Aaron and Marjorie Ziegelman Research Floor

  • Arcadia Foundation Study Area
  • Online catalogue work station, laser printer
  • Circulating book collection shelved in 22 rows of compact shelving
  • Periodical collection — non-circulating, back issues of journals
  • Restrooms

This is the archival site for the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. It is no longer updated.

For the new site, please visit https://www.rrc.edu.