Welcome to the College of the Siskiyous Library!
The Library is here to help you throughout your time at COS.
Check out our online materials or visit the library for a comfortable quiet place to study.
The Library's hours are Monday - Thursday 8 am - 5 pm and Friday 8 am - 2 pm.
New to the Library's databases this fall is the Oxford English Dictionary which is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Now on display in the Library is one of two, newly purchased art pieces by the College of the Siskiyous Foundation, Forest IV by Faith Sponsler.
Remember to request your Library Card early!
The Catalog allows you to search the Library’s collection of books and media items, as well as search for ebooks, full text articles and streaming video. To use ebooks, online articles or streaming video from off-campus, you will need your library card barcode number and
Want to learn about using the Library’s Catalog and databases? Stop by the Library for one-on-one help, visit our How Do I…? page, or attend one of the Library’s Student Success Seminars being offered throughout the semester. Look for “Library Research Basics” and “Tips & Tricks for Database Searching” on the schedule.
It is the mission of the College of the Siskiyous Library to meet the learning needs of students and the learning and instructional needs of faculty and staff by providing access to information and knowledge. The Library provides the best possible collections, support services, training, technology and facilities to assist students and staff in achieving success in accordance with the overall mission of the College. In addition, the Library works cooperatively with local public and school libraries and other organizations to serve the information and cultural needs of the community.