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Needles to Thread: Dancing Along These Lines in Continuum Alley


Flyaway Productions newest site-specific aerial dance takes on the issue of wage security for women.

Banned Books Week

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Celebrate the freedom to read! Banned Books on display in a case near the Book Checkout & Pickup desk. more

eBook Textbooks!

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The Library has published a list of required textbooks available for FREE Online as an e-book. more

Library’s Oldest Manuscript Digitized


The 1368 Oath, part of the Frank V. de Bellis Collection, can now be seen in the Digital Special Collections. more

Rediscover a Lost Television Classic


Blacks, Blues, Black! was thought ‘lost’ for decades but The Bay Area TV Archive has made the classic series available. more

New Books View All

  • Claes Oldenburg
  • Inequality and instability : a study of the world economy just before the Great Crisis
  • Religious imaginaries : the liturgical and poetic practices of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, and Adelaide Procter
  • Between the queen and the cabby : Olympe de Gouges's Rights of woman
  • RF microelectronics
  • Jan Dubuffet : writings on sculpture
  • Friedrich Nietzsche and the politics of history
  • Russia's identity in international relations : images, perceptions, misperceptions
  • Selections from The book of songs
  • Dead aid : why aid is not working and how there is a better way for Africa
  • The ancient middle classes : urban life and aesthetics in the Roman Empire, 100 BCE-250 CE
  • Gainsbourg : the biography
  • The man who sold the world : David Bowie and the 1970s
  • Superman : the high-flying history of America's most enduring hero
  • Migration in the 21st century : political economy and ethnography
  • Rethinking pragmatism : from William James to contemporary philosophy
  • Debussy redux : the impact of his music on popular culture
  • Luigi Russolo, futurist : noise, visual arts, and the occult
  • China's design revolution
  • Mathematical physics with partial differential equations
  • A thousand hills : Rwanda's rebirth and the man who dreamed it
  • Emma : an annotated edition
  • Music and movement : a way of life for the young child
  • Textbook of natural medicine
  • Savage anxieties : the invention of western civilization
  • The chemistry of tears : [a novel]
  • The one : the life and music of James Brown
  • Plague, fear, and politics in San Francisco's Chinatown
  • The Cambridge companion to the Hellenistic world
  • Even the rat was white : a historical view of psychology
  • Seeing the light : inside the Velvet Underground
  • The war of the sexes : how conflict and cooperation have shaped men and women from prehistory to the present
  • Deterrence during disarmament : deep nuclear reductions and international security
  • Thirty poems
  • Alif the unseen
  • Winner take all : China's race for resources and what it means for the world
  • Masters of the planet : the search for our human origins
  • Portrait of the mother as a young woman
  • Postmodernism : style and subversion, 1970-1990
  • Latino American cinema : an encyclopedia of movies, stars, concepts, and trends
  • What to look for in winter : a memoir in blindness
  • The Princeton encyclopedia of poetry and poetics
  • Ai Weiwei : art / architecture
  • Rawlsian political analysis : rethinking the microfoundations of social science
  • Five works
  • Englishness : twentieth century popular culture and the forming of English identity
  • Art is not what you think it is
  • First episode
  • The story of De Stijl : Mondrian to Van Doesburg
  • The coldest night : a novel
  • Mini graphics 2 : maximum impact in a minimum format
  • Dairy queens : the politics of pastoral architecture from Catherine de' Medici to Marie-Antoinette
  • Arabs and Muslims in the media : race and representation after 9/11
  • Swedish folk music in the twenty-first century : on the nature of tradition in a folkless nation
  • Continuum physics
  • Water and African American memory : an ecocritical perspective
  • Mozart at the gateway to his fortune : serving the Emperor, 1788-1791
  • Vengeance can wait
  • Postcolonial imagination and moral representations in African literature and culture
  • Eyewitness : Hungarian photography in the twentieth century : Brassai, Capa, Kertesz, Moholy-Nagy, Munkacsi
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