Where to look for information depends on what type of source best suits your need.
See below for links to these sources. If this feels like too much to choose from, or if you have any questions, Ask a Librarian!
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.
What about Wikipedia? While sometimes controversial, Wikipedia entries can be great places to start - so long as you don't stop there. More information about how to use this source responsibly is under the tab for Wikipedia!?! .