News, Events & Exhibits

covid stories img Workers United/Apart: Stories from the Frontlines of COVID-19

SF State's Labor Archives and Research Center invites you to help make a record of this critical time from the perspective of workers. Please share your stories here.


color our collections img Color Our Collections

Feeling stressed? Take your mind off of things by coloring some of the images from the Library’s digital collections!



Tiny Lib img Tiny Library Stories

Are you feeling overwhelmed with the COVID-19 situation and the Library being closed? Share your stories with us that document how you are feeling & ways you are coping.


alert img The Library Building closed Mon. 3/30/2020 at 7pm and will remain closed for the duration of the delivery of classes by remote modalities

Most Library services are available remotely here.



rail wrokers img Labor Archives and Research Center Annual Program

Gordon Chang will discuss the Chinese workers who built the Transcontinental Railroad. Musical performance by Francis Wong.

snowflake img Winter Recess Hours

The Library Building will be closed Tuesday, December 24
through Wednesday, January 1.
Have a great break!

fall img Thanksgiving Break Hours

Have a great break! The Library has special hours Friday, Nov. 22 - Sunday, Dec. 1.

travel img International Education Week

The Library has created a collection of books celebrating the experience of travel.


5B: AIDS Ward img 5B: AIDS Ward Film Screening

Inspirational story of the nurses in the first HIV/AIDS ward unit in the United States at San Francisco General Hospital.

Halloween button img Halloween Button Making

Need some spooky swag? Join us for Halloween button making.
When: 3pm - 5pm, October 31
Where: Library lobby (next to Peet's!)