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Fall 2021

August 18 - December 17

In-Person Hours
Face-masks required when in building

Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m - 4 p.m.

Friday: Appointment only to pick up materials

Saturday: Appointment only to pick up materials

Sunday: Closed

Online Service Hours

Reference (Remote)

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

Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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

Sunday: Closed

Circulation (Remote)

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

Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday: None

Sunday: Closed

Days Library Services are Closed:

September 4 - 6: Labor Day

October 13: Flex Day

November 12: Veterans' Day

November 25 - 27: Thanksgiving Holiday

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 7 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


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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.