Rio Hondo College

Library Information

Address:
3600 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone:
562-908-3484
Fax:
562-463-4642
Online:
www.riohondo.edu/library
https://www.facebook.com/riohondolibrary
https://twitter.com/RioHondoLibrary
https://www.instagram.com/riohondolibrary
Region:
Los Angeles
Integrated Library Systems (ILS):
SirsiDynix
Year Main Library Built:
1963/2009

College Information

Fall 2019 FTES:
6,043
Fall Enrollment:
12,621
District:
Rio Hondo Community College District
Other Colleges in District:
None
CCL Member:
No

Director Information

Mike Garabedian
Dean of Library & Instructional Support
562-908-3475
mgarabedian@riohondo.edu
Start Date:
January 2019
Reports to:
Dr. Laura Ramirez, VPAA
Supervises:
Library
Education:

MLIS, University of California, Los Angeles, 2005
MA, Northwestern University, 2002
BA, Whittier College, 1998

Past Library Directors:

Joleen Bock, 1960 - 1968
Richard A. Holvelsrud, 1968 - 1972
William T. Stanley, 1972 - 1973
Mickey M. Sparkman, 1973 - 1975
Marilyn M. Houseman, 1975 - 1993
Robert M. Silverman (interim), 1993 - 1995
Ronald Rodriguez, 1995 - 1997
Stephanie Wells (coordinator), 1997 - 1999
Adele Enright (coordinator), 1999 - 2001
Jan Coe (coordinator), 2001 - 2002
Vickie Sartwell, 2002 - 2006
Loretta Canett-Bailes, 2006 - 2009
Kats Gustafson, 2009 - 2013
Robert Holcomb (interim), 2013 - 2016
JoAnna Schilling (interim VPAA), 2016 - 2017
José Aguiñaga, 2017 - 2018
Grant Linsell (interim), 2018

Library Faculty

Robin Babou
Librarian
562-463-3375
rbabou@riohondo.edu
Young Lee
Librarian
(562) 463-3379
ylee@riohondo.edu
Claudia Rivas
Librarian
562-463-3378
crivas@riohondo.edu
Irene Truong
Librarian
562-463-3377
itruong@riohondo.edu
Brian Young
Librarian
562-463-3376
byoung@riohondo.edu

Library Collection

Audiovisual Materials:
Titles:
Budget: $
Ebooks:
Titles:
Budget: $
Electronic Databases:
Budget: $33,000
Print Books:
Titles: 75,573
Budget: $67,676
Print Periodicals:
Titles: 193
Budget: $27,000
Special Subjects:
Strengths:

Library Staff

Professional (FTE):
Full-time: 4.60
Part-time: 2.00
Classified (FTE):
Full-time: 7.00
Part-time:
Annual Student Assistant Budget:
$0

Last updated February 2019


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