Book Drops Map 

Welcome to Fall!   THE LIBRARY will be OPEN MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS 10:00-3:00 STARTING Monday, AUGUST 30th (minus holidays). SERVICES may be limited. YOU will NEED TO WEAR A MASK (regardless of vaccination status) AND practice social distancing. The computer lab will be open, but no group study space is available.

While the Library is otherwise physically closed with the exception of those 10 hours, we are still open with resources 24/7! Please use our ONLINE RESOURCES AND USE CHAT REFERENCE. Chabot Librarians are available through the week. Check our Hours page for days and times.

WANT TO BECOME A BETTER RESEARCHER AND GET ADDITIONAL CLASS CREDIT? TAKE LIBS 1 ONLINE with John Chan this Fall Oct. 11 to Dec. 10 T and TH, 10:30 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.! CRN 23786


Returns-- On the left is an icon to the map of our Book Drops. You may return Chabot Library books and DVD's to the book drops.  No late fees will be charged.  For help with returns please contact,, or  You may also leave a voicemail message at (510)723-7513 and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

Please do not place laptops or hotspots in the book drops; instead contact to coordinate those returns.  You can also leave a voicemail message at (510)723-6766 and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

If you owe the bookstore a textbook you rented DO NOT PUT IN THE LIBRARY BOOKDROPS. The bookstore should have contacted you and provided you a mail label and directions on how to mail that textbook or return to the bookstore when it is open.

For more resources click on the HOME or DATABASES tab above!


CHABOT LIBRARY DIVERSITY DATABASES Search databases that explore the rich diversity of the people of the United States. Databases include: Black Studies Center, Chicano Database, LGBT Life with Full Text, Race Relations Abstracts and more!