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  • Research questions: 309-794-7206
  • Circulation questions (check-outs, fines, book renewals, etc): 309-794-7310

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You can also visit the Research Help Desk on the 2nd floor during any of our open hours (listed below) to receive individual help.  If you need assistance from a Special Collections librarian, see their contact information.

Research Help Desk hours:

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m - 4 p.m. & 6 - 10 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m - 4 p.m.
Sunday: 6 - 10 p.m.

(The research help desk is staffed only while classes are in session.)


General Library Contact Information


  • Mailing: Thomas Tredway Library, Augustana College, 639-38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201
  • Actual: 3435-9 1/2 Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201  The library is located within the Gerber Center for Student Life.



  • Circulation & I-Share (check-outs, fines, book renewals, etc): 309-794-7310
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad): 309-794-7585
  • Research Help Desk: 309-794-7206
  • Special Collections: 309-794-7643