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Constitution Day 2017

Join Us for Constitution Day 2017!

Constitution day is an American federal observance that commemorates the formation and signing of the Unites States Constitution.  Observed this year on September 18th, Constitution Day was formerly called Citizenship Day and also honors all those who have become U.S. Citizens.

  • Join us on September 18th for an exciting and thought provoking event.

For more information on Constitution Day, visit our library guide URL:


Library @ Home

Library @ Home: Use most SSC library resources from anywhere via the Internet

Many of our library resources are accessible off campus via the Internet. To access library resources such as databases, e-books and 24/7 chat or email assistance from reference librarians, visit our web site

Log into Finder*, the new Seattle College Library search tool, to save searches, place items on hold or access your library account. Many library resources will also require you to login with your last name and student ID.

* Finder requires your EAD login ( for more information, visit and select email account.


Looking for Textbooks?

  1. Textbooks are available to purchase and rent in the campus bookstore.

  2. Some textbooks are available via the SSC Cultural Center’s Textbook Lending Program.

  3. Selected textbooks are available on reserve* at the Library circulation desk for limited in library use.

  4. A few textbooks may be available in the Library circulating collection.  Please check the library catalog for availability.

*Faculty, visit the library faculty resources page to learn more about putting course materials on reserve.



Introducing Finder, the new Seattle College Library search tool.

Search the Library Catalog to find books on our shelves and online.


Use Finder to:


Log In to Finder

Learn how to log in to Finder. Patrons can log into Finder to see their library account information, check due dates, place hold requests, save searches and mark favorite items.


Summer Library News

New Library Search System | Coming July 13th

On July 13th, the library will debut a new search system which will improve access to Library resources. Please be aware of the following:

  • All Users - If you have saved lists in the current catalog, talk to a librarian about how to transition your information.

  • Faculty and Staff - If you have links or instructions for accessing library resources, you may wish to consult with a librarian to make sure the information is still correct. 

  • Accessing Resources - As part of the migration (June 20th – July 13th) the following resources will not be accessible through the library catalog, but can be accessed from their individual links.

Questions – If you have any questions or concerns about please feel free to contact us.

Thank you for your patience while we work on changes to improve your library experience.




Summer Break Hours

Library Hours

Summer Break 2017  August 19th - September 24th

  • Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • No Weekends or Holidays
  • Closed on September 4th - Labor Day
  • Closed on September 20th -21st - District Meetings and Trainings 

Computers are not available during the summer break.


SSC Library Days & Hours

Library Hours

Summer Quarter 2017 June 26th - August 18th

  • Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • No Weekends or Holidays


Need Help?

If you need reference assistance during the summer, please contact on duty reference librarian Pamela Wilkins or submit questions via this form.  For immediate help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, visit our online chat | Library Chat: Available 24/7.


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