As the heart of the academic experience at Norco College, the Wilfred J. Airey Library provides informational leadership, instruction, access to technology, and learning resources supporting: the mission of the college; the development of lifelong information competency skills; and the overall success of the learning community.
“Remember, the firemen are rarely necessary. The public itself stopped reading of its own accord.”
Damon Nance is responsible for the quality, integrity, and successful administration of all aspects of the library’s programs and services. He provides leadership, vision and direction for information and learning resources services and programs in support of the mission of Norco College.
Phone: (951) 372-7019
Faculty and Staff
“Here was peace. She pulled in her horizon like a great fish-net. Pulled it from around the waist of the world and draped it over her shoulder. So much of life is in its meshes! She called in her soul to come and see.”
Professor, Library Services
Celia Brockenbrough serves Norco College in the role of Senior Academic Librarian. Some of her responsibilities include: Guiding students and faculty in the usage of library resources and services at the reference desk; instructing library skills workshops; developing library collections; and library representation on college strategic planning councils and committees.
Phone: (951) 372-7022
“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live...”
Associate Professor, Library Services
Vivian Harris serves Norco College in the role of Public Services Librarian. Some of her responsibilities include: Guiding students and faculty in the usage of library resources and services at the reference desk; instructing library skills workshops; developing library collections; teaching library courses; and serving as the Co-Chair of the Library Advisory Committee.
Phone: (951) 739-7852
Faculty Webpage: http://websites.norcocollege.edu/harris/
"Writing is a long process of introspection; it is a voyage toward the darkest caverns of consciousness. A long, slow meditation."
Administrative Assistant III
Phone: (951) 738-7780
“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear.”
Library Technical Assistant II / Associate Faculty Librarian
Miguel is responsible for the daily operation of the circulation department and library including the assigning of workloads for the staff but not limited to such processes as check-in and check-out, over dues, reserves, shelving and stack maintenance and periodicals.
Phone: (951) 372-7150
Library Technical Assistant II
Chris is responsible for the daily operation of the circulation department and library including the assigning of workloads for the staff but not limited to such processes as check-in and check-out, over dues, reserves, shelving and stack maintenance and periodicals.
Phone: (951) 372-7152
Monday 7:30am – 8:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am – 8:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am – 8:00pm
Thursday 7:30am – 8:00pm
Friday 7:30am -- 1:00pm
CLOSED Feb 15; Feb 18; April 1; April 8 - April 12; May 27.
Circulation & General Info: 951-372-7019
Reference & Research Help: 951-372-7115
The magazine Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, features Wilfred J. Airey Library, Norco College on the cover of the October 2014 issue. Photograph by Miguel Castro.