CoA Library

The College of Alameda Library is located on the first floor of the L-Building. Our helpful, knowledgeable librarians can assist you in finding the information you need, or you can take a Library course to learn how to do your own research. You can even “Chat with a Librarian” and ask your questions online.

Library Hours

Library Hours for Fall:
(Aug. 19, 2019 – Dec. 13, 2019):

Monday – Thursday:  7:50 am – 7:50 pm
Friday: 7:50 am – 3:50 pm

Holiday Closures:

  • Monday Sept. 2nd (Labor Day)
  • Tuesday Oct. 22nd  (Staff Development Day)
  • Monday Nov. 11th (Veterans Day)
  • Library closes at 3:00 pm Wednesday Nov. 27th
  • Thurs.-Fri. Nov. 28th-29th (Thanksgiving Break)
  • Library closes at noon Friday Dec. 13th


Library News

Want to learn how to find and cite books and articles? Take a Library course! LIS85 – Introduction to Information Resources is offered online at College of Alameda every semester.  LIS85 is a zero cost textbook course which means that all required texts for the class are available for free. To enroll, login to Passport and search for Library Information Studies classes.