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

Spring Hours (Jan. 22, 2019 – May 24, 2019):

Mon. – Thurs.:  7:50 am – 7:50 pm
Friday: 7:50 am – 3:50 pm

Holiday Closures:

Fri.-Mon, February 15-18, (Presidents’ Birthdays)
Thurs. March 21 (Staff Development Day)
Mon. April 1 (Cesar Chavez Day)
Mon.-Fri. April 1-5 (Spring Break)
Fri. May 17 (Malcolm X’s Birthday)
Fri. May 24-Library closes at 12 noon


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.