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Spring 2022

January 18 - May 27

Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. -6 p.m.

Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.



Face masks must be worn properly when inside buildings on campus per San Mateo county mask mandate

Online Service Hours

Reference (Remote)

Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

Days Library Services are Closed:

February 18: Lincoln's Birthday (Holiday)

February 19, 20: Declared recess

February 21: Presidents Day (Holiday)

March 27 – April 2: Spring Recess

March 31: Cesar Chavez Day (Holiday)

April 21: Flex Day (No classes)

Contact Information

Contact us with any questions about doing research, citing sources, renewing books, etc.

Note: For inquiries about the San Mateo Genealogical Society Library see their website.

Research Appointment

Need help with your works cited or research paper? Make an appointment with one of our librarians.


Learn how to print documents.

Group Study Rooms

Reserve one of 6 group study rooms.

Library Cards

SMCCD Students, Faculty, and Staff

You no longer need a PLS Library Card to access Cañada's resources. To check out print resources use your Student ID. To access our online resources use your OneLogin username and password.

Community Members

If you are not an SMCCD student, faculty, or staff member you can sign up for a Community Account here:


  • Search for textbooks and other reserve material available at the library.
  • Request that the library purchase a textbook - Students
  • Request that the library purchase a textbook - Faculty


Read the Library’s rules and policies.


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Mission Statement

Cañada College Library, in concert with students, faculty, staff and the community, cultivates powerful habits of seeking, evaluating and using information. Through the provision of diverse materials, extensive assistance and instruction, the Library encourages a love of inquiry in a supportive atmosphere that emphasizes thoughtful scholarship, intellectual freedom and individual responsibility.