News, Events & Exhibits

dockworker power img Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in South Africa and the Bay Area

Learn about the fight for social justice by workers in the ports of South Africa and the Bay Area.



piano img CONCERT: Student Concert Hour Celebrating Clementi Fortepiano Anniversary

Enjoy performances of works by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and Schubert by School of Music students on the de Bellis Collection’s historic Clementi fortepiano.




images of protest img Images of Protest: Selections from the San Francisco State University Strike Collection, 1968 - 1969

Exhibit will showcase protest posters, ephemera, and video footage created by students and faculty during the 1968 strike.




comics img Introducing the Rue Comic Book and Adventure Strip Archive

Explore comic book culture in the newest Historic Collection in the J. Paul Leonard Library.






labor march img Labor Archives Annual Program

Lucha Obrera: Latinos and their Unions in Mid-Twentieth-Century San Francisco
Historian Eduardo Contreras will discuss the centrality of unions and labor organizing in Latino life from the 1930s to the 1950s.


Marin City img Marin City: A Community Fight For Social Justice

Watch never before available TV news footage from the 1960s and 70s featuring the African American community’s struggle for social justice in Marin City.



romantic love img The Development of ROMANTIC LOVE in the Georgian Era

Romantic Love as we celebrate it today began in the Georgian Era. This lecture by Dr. DiAnn Ellis traces those roots through people, books, Bath Assembly Rooms, period accessories and handmade valentines.

ebook img eBook Textbooks - Spring 2019

Check the list of titles to see if any textbooks required for your classes are available as free eBooks in the Library.



winter hours 17 img Winter Break 2018

Sat. Dec. 22nd Main Library
closes at 6:00 p.m.
Research Commons
closes at 10:00 p.m.

Building closed Sun. Dec. 23rd
through Tues. Jan. 1st.

Reopens Wed. Jan. 2nd at 8:00 a.m.

late night open img Additional Study Space for End of Semester

Book Checkout & Pickup area on 1st floor of Main Library Open until 12 midnight. Quiet Study available in the Events room (Lib. 121) 24/ 7.