Please note the the hours reflected here are for online services only. The physical library space is still closed to students and appointments are for pick ups and returns only. If you have any questions or need clarification on anything, please email us at

Por favor tenga en cuenta que las horas reflejadas aquí son solo para servicios en línea. El espacio físico de la biblioteca todavía está cerrado para los estudiantes y las citas son solo para recoger y devolver. Si tiene alguna pregunta o necesita una aclaración sobre algo, envíenos un correo electrónico a

Summer 2021

June 14th - July 22nd

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Friday: Closed

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Days Library Services are Closed:

June 28th - Juneteenth Holiday

July 5th- Independence Day Weekend


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.



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Group Study Rooms

Reserve one of 7 group study rooms.


Library Card

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.