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If you need a laptop, calculator, webcam, and/or internet access, contact us or ask your instructor to fill out this form for you
call/text 510-426-5026
 or email
The library is ONLY open
for book pick up/drop off and scanner appointments for Books on Reserve
M-Th: 9:00AM-4:30PM

Use the Drop Off box outside the library to return your books (for books only, not equipment).

Get Help from a Librarian

This is a confusing time, feel free to ask us anything. If we don't know the answer, we'll connect you with someone who does. 

The Circulation Desk is open M-Th: 9:30AM-4:30PM for books, magazines, equipment pick-up/drop off; scanning of Books on Reserve by appointment only (30 minutes/student). Phone: 510.215.4921

CCC Library LogoHere are your options for getting in touch with a librarian

Call or Text Us: 510-426-5026

  • FALL 2020: Available Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm ; F-Sa, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm.

Chat with a librarian

  • Available 24/7
  • Staffed by CCC Librarians during regular Library Hours

One-on-One Reference Appointments

  • Meet on Zoom with a librarian for up to 1hr for your research questions
  • Limited days/hours available

Email a librarian

Online Library Resources

Online Databases: Use our research Databases to find high-quality articles, ebooks, and streaming media. You will need to log in using your Insite Username and Password to access these from off-campus

Database Quickstart:

For database questions, please contact Erica Watson ( or 510-426-5026)

Online Research GuidesResearch Guides -- Multiple subject research guides are available to help you explore the best online resources in your subject area. 

Library Workshops: Faculty, if you'd like to arrange for students to receive a remote workshop on how to use these online library resources, please contact instruction coordinator Katherine Becvar.