Library & Media Services – CGCC

Library & Media Services

Library & Media Services

General Information

People in the college community and residents of Columbia and Greene counties, sixteen or older, may get library cards (please bring ID). To obtain a library borrowing card, a Columbia or Greene County patron must present adequate documentation to prove county residency. Acceptable documentation includes:

  • NYS driver’s license with county address
  • NYS non-driver ID with county address
  • Other photo ID AND proof of address such as tax or utility bill to a county address in the name of the individual applying for a borrower’s card.

Others are welcome to use the library but may not borrow.

We particularly welcome high school students doing school research.

Remote access to our online database subscriptions is available to all currently enrolled C-GCC students.

Library phone number: 518-828-4181 extension 3286

End of Semester Hours – Library

  • Monday, May 7: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, May 8: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday, May 9 – Friday, May 11: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, May 13: Closed

Summer I Hours – Library

May 14 – June 3

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Fridays: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Saturdays: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Closed Sundays

Memorial Day – Monday May 28 – College Closed


June 4 – June 10

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Closed Friday – Sunday

June 11 – June 21

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Fridays – College Closed
  • Saturdays: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Closed Sundays

June 22 – June 28

  • Closed Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24
  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

College Closed Friday, June 29 – Sunday, July 8


Summer II Hours – Library

July 9 – August 16

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Closed Friday – Sunday

August 17 – September 2

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Closed Weekends

College Closed Monday, September 3 – Labor Day


Regular Library Hours

(Resume Tuesday, September 4, 2018)

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Saturday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Regular Media Center Hours

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Closed weekends

Library and Media Services Staff

Full-time Staff:

  • Geralynn Demarest, Professor/Librarian and Department Chair of Library and Media Services
  • John Santana, Instructor/Circulation and Reference Librarian
  • Lynn Erceg, Technical Assistant III – Library
  • Carl Nabozny, Multi Media Coordinator
  • Barbara Pilatich, Stenographer, Library and Media Services
  • Tina Santiago, Senior Library Clerk

Part-time Staff:

  • Burton Andrews, Technical Assistant Audio Visual (Part-time)
  • Michael Casaregola, Technical Assistant Audio Visual (Part-time)
  • Michael Gorman, Technical Assistant Audio Visual (Part-time)
  • Kathy Hintz, Evening Supervisor Library (Part-time)
  • Paula June, Clerk Typist (Part-time) – Library
  • Jeremy Schwartz, Weekend Supervisor Library (Part-time)
  • Susan Timan, Evening/Weekend Supervisor Library (Part-time)