CCSF Library Overview

"Library & Learning Resources is committed to providing excellent resources and services that support the mission of City College of San Francisco."

--CCSF Libraries' Mission Statement


Library Cards

Student ID

Your CCSF ID card is also your library card. To check out books, use computers, reserve a group study room and other library services, you'll need your CCSF ID card. Don't forget to bring it with you! To access online library resources from home, an active RAM ID is required.


CCSF Libraries

There are 9 City College Libraries: Rosenberg (Ocean), Statler (Ocean), Chinatown/North Beach, Civic Center, Downtown, Evans, John Adams, Mission, and Southeast Center libraries. There is also limited library service at the Airport Center and Fort Mason.  Map of all locations

Come and visit one of the CCSF Libraries. Ask us for help in finding books, articles, information for your class assignments, term papers, and reports. We may also be able to help you with any other questions you may have! Your current CCSF ID card can be used any of these libraries.  Librarians are available during open hours to answer your questions.

Books, textbooks, and other library materials


We have books, and may have textbooks for some of your classes.  We have also have eBooks which are books that you can access online with an Internet connection.  In addtion, we have videos, CDs, DVDs and audiocassettes. Your current CCSF ID card is your library card.

Articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals


The CCSF library subscribe to databases that provide full text articles from magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals.  Periodical databases are the primary tool used to find academic and peer-reviewed journal articles. You can access them on campus or at home with a current CCSF student ID.

Computers, word processing, printers and more


Computers & Wireless: All CCSF Libraries have computers for students with a valid CCSF ID card. Wireless access is available in most of our libraries.

Copying, Faxing and Printing: Black and white photocopying and printing is available at all CCSF Libraries.  Rosenberg Library offers a color printer, color photocopier and fax service.

Places to Study: Each CCSF Library has desks and tables for individual study. Most libraries have group study rooms that may be reserved in person only at a library Circulation Desk. The Rosenberg Library study rooms, on the Ocean Campus, may be booked online.

Have a question?


If you have a question about library services or need help with a school assignment, you can contact us by phoneemail,  chat (instant message) or visit us in person