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Cesar E. Chavez Library



The library will be closed from November 24-25 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Library services will resume on Monday, November 28. For remote services, visit the SJCC Library Online Support page.  Please observe campus safety policies for COVID-19 when visiting the library. 

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Fall session

August 29 - December 15, 2022    

Library Hours:
Monday to Thursday - 9:30 am - 7 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 1 pm
Closed Sat - Sun and all campus holidays

Please contact library staff if you have information about your account or if you wish to make arrangements to return library materials.

Contact us: or (408) 288-3775

The San Jose City College Cesar E. Chavez Library supports the programs of the College and your learning needs by providing a rich variety of learning resources and instruction in the principles of information competency.

We can assist you with:

  • Finding books, magazines, DVDs, and CDs

  • Locating articles in over 30 databases

  • Developing a research plan for your papers and projects

  • Evaluating websites

  • Citation formatting

  • ESL Resources

  • And more! 


If you are using SJCC Online Databases, see new instructions for logging in using the Secure Sign-on (SSO)





Library contacts

Division Dean 

Dr. Celia Cruz-Johnson


Senior Administrative Assistant

Monique Rodarte


Reference Librarian Team

Shelley Blackman

Joy Chase

Liz Hickok

Ann Nguyen

Mary Nino



Library Staff Team

Judith Francisco

Debbra Franklin

Taylor Montiel

Peter Vu