Friday, January 18, 2019

CSM Library is Closed this Weekend in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King and President Johnson shake hands at the signing of the Voting Rights Act, 1965

The College of San Mateo Library is closed Saturday-Monday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. We reopen on Tuesday, January 22 at 7:45 am.

Explore these resources available from the Peninsula Library System about civil rights movements to learn more about his time and impact on history.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Welcome back to school Bulldogs!

bulldog running, welcome to spring, have a great semester, from csm library
Spring Semester has started, and CSM Library is open!
This week, we are open as follows:

  • Monday-Thursday 7:45am-7pm
  • Friday 7:45am-3pm
We'll be closed over the weekend and Monday for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, but will return to normal business hours on Tuesday, January 22.

Monday, December 17, 2018

CSM Library is Closed for Winter Break

See you Spring Semester!

We are closed for winter break. We'll be back Spring Semester. CSM Library reopens January 14 at 7:45am. Happy Holidays!

Friday, November 30, 2018

Open Late for End of Semester

CSM Library offers extended study hours

woman studying

Monday - Thursday, December 3 - 6 and December 10-13 we are open until 10pm.

CSM Library Hours, 12/3 - 12/16

  • Monday-Thursday: 7:45am - 10:00pm
  • Friday: 7:45am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Additional Hours and Closure

  • Monday, December 17: 7:45am - 7:00pm
  • December 18 - January 14: Closed for Winter Break


Thursday, November 15, 2018

CSM Library is closed due to unhealthy air quality - Chat reference available Friday - Saturday

CSM campus is closed

Due to unhealthy air quality, classes are cancelled and campuses are closed at College of San Mateo, CaƱada College, and Skyline College now through Saturday. Classes and normal campus operations will resume Monday, November 19, 2018

Limited Library service will be available Friday & Saturday

The Library building remains closed through Sunday. However, online research support from a librarian is available Friday and Saturday.

Ask a Librarian - Chat Reference Service


As always, our online collections are available. Just login with your PLS Library card account. For information about your PLS Library card account, contact PLS Libraries that remain open.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Now Playing in Swank! New Streaming Films at CSM Library

November Films

Enjoy these new additions to Swank Digital Campus

CSM students, faculty, and staff may login with your Library Card to view films.

Woman wearing lingerie performing

3 women dancing

Man at a protest

two cowboys

Two people on streets at sunset

Man and woman standing together and smiling

A boy and girl and a train and a clock

Man with a camera



Friday, September 28, 2018

Fright Night! Get Ready for Halloween with Horror, Thrillers, & More From Swank Streaming Films

Halloween Favorites: Stream Films from Swank

Swank Digital Campus streaming film database

Film Studies is taking a dark turn this October!

All CSM students, faculty, and staff can join in and watch films--just log in to Swank using your library card account.

Carrie Get Out Scream The Shining
American Psycho Ex Machina Misery Pan's Labyrinth
Psycho Rope Seven The Silence of the Lambs

Please note that at this time Swank is not compatible with the Safari browser and mobile devices.

Got questions about using Swank Digital Campus? Contact a Librarian.