Skip to main content

English and Literature: Welcome!

Guides for ENGL Classes

Library Resources

Welcome!

a painting of hamlet

Hamlet (1894) by Beggarstaff Brothers from ARTstor

Use this guide to find:

Library Card

To check out any resources or access articles and ebooks off campus, you must have a library card from a library in the Peninsula Library System.

If you do not have a card from one of these libraries, you may apply for one at Cañada Library. To apply:

  1. Fill out this online application.  Choose your local library -- the library in the city or neighborhood where you live.
  2. Bring a photo ID that verifies your address the circulation desk at any library

How Can We Help You?

Welcome to the Cañada College Library!  We can help you find information for your class assignments from many different sources, including Books, Articles, and Websites.

Contact Info
Building 9, Third Floor
Reference Desk : (650) 306-3480
Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Services

Printing costs 12 cents a page. Buy a printing card for 50 cents and add money near the copy machines. 

Group Study Rooms and the Silent Study Room are closed for fall semester 2018, but the library classroom may be used for group study.

The library has many textbooks on reserve that students can check out for 2 hours, one day or three days. Ask at the front desk to see if your textbook is available or check online.  

Library computers do not require you to log in and there are not time limits.

Research Appointments with librarians give you the help you need with research or citations.