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Cesar E. Chavez Library

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San Jose City College

Cesar E. Chavez Library



For library service hours, visit the SJCC Library Online Support page.  Please observe campus safety policies for COVID-19 when visiting the library.

Returning library books or equipment? Please see our update flyer for more information. 


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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)


find what you are looking for

One Search is a new search tool on the library homepage. It is an implementation of a product by ExLibris called "Primo." One Search allows you to quickly search many of the library resources at once.




Library contacts

Division Dean 

Dr. Celia Cruz-Johnson


Senior Administrative Assistant

Monique Rodarte


Reference Librarian Team

Shelley Blackman

Joy Chase

Ann Nguyen

Mary Nino

Jordan Yee


Library Staff Team

Judith Francisco

Debbra Franklin

Taylor Montiel

Peter Vu