News & Events

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Thanksgiving Recess Hours

Have a Great Thanksgiving Recess!

The Library building will have
special hours November 18 - 28.

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An Eye Towards Justice: The Photographs of Hansel Mieth and Otto Hagel

Gallery, Library 4th floor 
Open Mon-Thur 1-5pm
Opening Event:
Nov. 1, 4:30-6:30 pm


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J. Paul Leonard Library Announces Subscription is Available Now through Your Library!
Create your SF State account today to avoid the free article monthly limit placed on non-subscribers.


Servicio de referencia en español

La biblioteca ahora ofrece servicios de referencia en español. ¡Haz una cita hoy!



Digital Media Studio / MakerSpace is Open!

Come check out the Digital Media Studio / MakerSpace!
Open Mon - Thu, 12 noon - 5pm
2nd floor room 260

What will you create!?


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eBook Textbooks - Fall 2022

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




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24/7 Chat Assistance!

Chat with us whenever you want! We are now offering 24/7 chat assistance here!





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Need a Space to Take an Online Class?

Use desktop computers or laptops, headphones, talking OK
• Floors 1, 2, & 3 of Main Library
• First floor Research Commons open area
• First floor Events Room LIB 121
• Ground floor Study Commons
• Reserve one of 18 Study Rooms in first floor Research Commons and ground floor Study Commons

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Virtual Self-Guided Tour of Library available

Check out our spaces and services by using our Self-Guided Tour on your mobile device.