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Fall 2022 Session: August 19 - December 10, 2022
Holidays: 9/3-5, 9/23,11/11, 11/24-27

Library Open (In-Person Services)
M-Th: 9:00am-7:45pm

F-Sa: 10:00am-2:45pm
Su: Closed

24/7 CCC Chat always available 
(staffed by librarians at other colleges outside of CCC hours)
The Book Drop outside the library is always available for dropping off books and magazines, but not laptops or devices.

If you need a laptop, calculator, webcam, and/or internet access, fill out this Technology Request Form. To request a hotspot or other fill this Miscellaneous Technology Student Intake Form, or contact us - call/text 510-426-5026 or email

Get Help from a Librarian

In Person: Visit the Reference Desk at the CCC Library anytime during the library's open hours.

CCC Library LogoCall or Text Us: 510-426-5026

Chat with a librarian

  • Available 24/7 (CCC librarians staff the service during hours listed above.)
  • Staffed by Librarians from other colleges/universities outside 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.