See and the Library Repopulation FAQs for COVID-19-specific policies and the hours page for building and service hours.

Library's Hours:
Fri 12/03 8am - 6pm

Borrow from Other Libraries


CSU+ is a resource-sharing system that allows students, faculty, and staff to request books from any of the 23 California State University libraries and have them delivered to their home campus within 2-5 days. 
Search CSU+



Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan allows you to borrow books, articles, dissertations, and more from libraries worldwide. Please be aware, however, that Interlibrary Loan is a cooperative service; because some libraries remain closed or have staff limitations, requests may be delayed or remain unfulfilled.
Go directly to ILLiad



In WorldCat, you can search the collections of nearly 17,000 libraries worldwide to find a library that has the item you're looking for.

You can borrow items through Link+ that are not available at the San José Public Library (SJPL) using your SJPL card.
Go directly to Link+

Other Local & California Libraries

Check out what other Bay Area and California State University libraries have to offer. Select a library's website to find a phone number to call for assistance or search the library's catalog yourself.