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, and other library services, you'll need your CCSF ID card. Don't forget to bring it with you! To book a group study room or 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. The library can assist in finding books, articles, information for class assignments, term papers, and reports. Librarians are available during open hours to answer your questions.

Books, textbooks, and other library materials


The library has books, and may have textbooks for many classes.  The library also provides access to eBooks which are books that can be accessed online with an Internet connection.  In addtion, the library has videos, CDs, DVDs and audiocassettes. A current CCSF ID card is also a 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. Rosenberg, Chinatown/North Beach, John Adams, and Mission Center Libraries have group study rooms. Please visit the Group Study Room page for more information and to reserve group study rooms.

Have a question?


For questions about library services or assistance with a school assignment, contact the library by phoneemail,  chat (instant message) or visit the library in person