Library Services

Library Services


The College of the Redwoods Library is your one stop source for class assignment and research needs with librarians and library staff available to assist you.

Video Tutorial Getting Reference Help Online at the CR Library

Hours and Location

While the library is currently CLOSED due to COVID-19, we are still here to help you!

(books and videos only) may be returned in the book drop next to the LRC doors. 

The library has a very limited supply of textbooks to loan for home use for certain classes. To be placed on a waiting list for copies as they become available, please email

You can chat with a Librarian using the link on this page, or use our Ask-a-Librarian email service if chat is offline.

Do you have questions about reserve materials, checkouts, or your library account? Please call the number below, or email them to:

Eureka Campus Library
Summer hours: CLOSED

Del Norte Center Library
Summer hours:

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About the Library

The Eureka Campus library offers a physical collection of more than 65,000 books, video, periodicals, and other materials. Many of the textbooks and assigned readings for classes are available in the Library's Reserve collection. The Library catalog and Electronic collections are accessible district-wide and provide access to millions of newspaper, magazine, and journal articles, in addition to other college-level research resources.

More About the Library

Learning Resource Center

The Eureka Campus Library is housed in the Learning Resource Center (LRC) building. The LRC is also home to EOPS; the Academic Support Center, which offers tutoring and testing; the Math Lab; the Multicultural and Diversity Center; the Writing Center; and the Distance Education program.


Library Events

A variety of events happen in or are hosted by the College of the Redwoods Libraries.
Check back frequently for more information and updates.

Transfer Day

Tuesday, Sept. 10 - 10 am - 1 pm


Other Libraries

The libraries below are additional places where you may be able to find resources to help you with your research.


Humboldt State University Library
Located on the campus of Humboldt State University, the HSU library is open to the public; borrowing privileges for non-students require paid registration as a community borrower. The library's electronic resources, such as databases, are not accessible from off-campus by non-students but can be used in the library by visitors. The HSU Library is open late evenings and weekends during the school term; for hours go to

Humboldt County Library
The Humboldt County Library has branches throughout the county, including Hoopa, Willow Creek, Trinidad, Fortuna, Garberville, and Rio Dell, as well as a Bookmobile that visits many smaller communities on a regular schedule. Services and materials available vary by branch; for more details, consult the website.

California State Library
Established in 1850, the California State Library is the oldest continuously operated public library in the American West and is the central reference and research library for state government and the Legislature. The library collection includes more than 4 million titles, 6,000 maps, and 250,000 photographs. It is also a State and Federal Depository Library, providing free and open access to government information, is a U.S. Patent and Trademark Resource Center, and includes the Braille and Talking Book Library.

WorldCat isn't a library, but a searchable catalog of books from libraries worldwide. If you have searched in the CR Library Catalog and we don't have a book you want, you can use WorldCat to locate other libraries near you that have it. (Books in the College of the Redwoods Library are not listed in the WorldCat catalog.) If you locate a library that has the item you want, please contact that library directly to find out how to access it.


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