Steve Gerstle

view of reference desk in library from the second floor looking down

Photo by Susan Decker

Good Day and Welcome!

I’m Steve Gerstle, MLIS, RP, Instruction and Reference Librarian at the College of Alameda.

My office phone is 748-5217.

email:  sgerstle at

I look forward to helping you research topics for your classes. The Library has many good digital and print information sources to help you with your studies.

I have a BA from Sonoma State, an MLIS from UC Berkeley and over 30 years experience as a librarian.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you with your class research projects.

Instructors: Please contact me to schedule a library instruction session for your class.