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English and Literature: Books and eBooks

Library Catalog

Library Catalog

The Peninsula Library System Catalog includes books from libraries throughout San Mateo County.  To search only for books at Cañada,under location select Cañada.

To request books from other libraries, place a Hold.  You will be asked to enter your library card number and PIN.  The book will be sent to Cañada in 3-5 days.

Reading by Adrijan Karavdic from The Noun Project

Ebooks at Canada

eBooks at the Cañada Library

  • EBSCO ebooks  70,000 full-text ebooks on academic subjects from business to science and engineering to the humanities


  • Safari Tech Books provides access to over 5000 technical and business ebooks. Browse by most popular titles. Read on your computer or mobile device.


  • PLS Overdrive includes popular fiction and nonfiction subjects for both adults, teens, and children. Read on your computer or mobile device. Browse collections.

Philosophy Textbooks

Here are some of our English textbooks.  Click HERE to see our whole collection.  If we don't have the textbook for your class you can request we purchase a copy through our online form.

Reference Books

Gale Virtual Reference Library database