Contact Us

Reference Desk

The reference librarians are working a hybrid schedule. The fastest and easiest way to reach a librarian is to chat us from this page. We do have some in person hours too.

Use the Ask a Librarian chat for research assistance and questions, or email us  Chat hours: 9am - 4pm, weekdays.

We are also available for one-on-one consulations and instruction by appointment in zoom.


Circulation Desk

Please chat a librarian for: renewing items, paying fines online, resetting your PIN, or access issues. You can also email us at

Circulation Desk: (510) 649-2500  Please note, due to the pandemic, this number is not always answered.

Interlibrary Loan
Contact ILL for information about your interlibrary loan request. For new ILL requests, please attach the form found on this page.



Click here for information on archives.


Library Exhibits

Exhibits in the library are on hold. Future potential exhibitors should contact Caryl Woulfe.


SFTS Branch Library

Click here for branch library information.



To contact an individual please see our staff directory.