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Schedule a Library Orientation Session

Library Classroom

The library offers in person research sessions taught by a team of librarians at Rancho, Chino, Fontana, and affliated Chaffey sites such as Dual Enrollment courses. The sessions can be tailored to the specific directions and requirements of your class assignments. Sessions can be scheduled in your classroom at all Chaffey campuses and in the Rancho Library classroom. Orientation times can range anywhere from 10-90 minutes long, depending on request and the information covered.

The library offers research activities for students that can be added to library instructions on topics such as Fake News and Scholarly Peer-reviewed Journal Articles. Workshops covering these topics are also available through the Success Centers.

Instructors have noted marked improvement in the quality of student papers after attending a library orientation session!

Please submit the following request form at least 7 days in advance. Requests are taken on a first-come, first-served basis, and will be confirmed by a librarian.

Online Library Instruction Services

Poe the Panther LibrarianLibrarian research instruction is available for online, hybrid, or face-to-face classes. Areas covered include online, librarian-led research discussions, question moderation, and Canvas Chat office hours.  A team of librarians will assist your students, under the alias "Poe, the Panther Librarian," offering discussions on topics such as how to pick a topic, scholarly and popular articles, how to use databases and more. To sign up and for more information, please click on the links below.

Library Research Packets for Turning Point Courses - CIW & CIM

Computer with magnefying glassLibrarians are available to create Turning Point research packets (also known as Library in a Box). The resources available include power-points that cover the research process and strategies, as well as articles and ebook chapters covering various subject areas for courses at CIW and CIM. For more information regarding these services, please contact

Library Locations, Hours & Contact

  Chaffey College Library Online Hours

Spring 2024 (January 8 - May 16)

Monday: 8am - 8pm
Tuesday: 8am - 8pm
Wednesday: 8am - 8pm
Thursday: 8am - 8pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm

Saturday: 10am - 3pm
Sunday: 10am - 3pm

  Chaffey College Library Services at Rancho Campus Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am - 8pm

Friday: 8am - 4pm

   Chaffey College Library Services at Chino Campus Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am - 4pm

   Chaffey College Library Services at Fontana Campus Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am - 4pm


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Chaffey College Library Holiday Closures:

Spring 2024  (January 8- May 16)

Monday, January 15  Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday
Friday, February 16  Lincoln Day Holiday
Monday, February 19, Washington Day Holiday
Monday to Friday, March 11-17 Spring Break
Monday, April 1 Cesar Chavez Day Holiday (observed)

See the Chaffey College Academic Calendar for additional information

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