News, Events & Exhibits

banned Books Week img Banned Books Week is September 26 - October 2

National Banned Books Week is September 26-October 2. Join the JPLL in fighting against censorship and celebrating the freedom to read!



info img Library Resources & Services Update Fall 2021

• Most spaces in the Library on floors Ground, 1 & 2 will be open to SF State faculty, students and staff for Fall Semester 2021.
• Please see our guide to how to access our services and collections and contact us with any questions you may have here.


Campus Comeback img Library Preparing for Fall Semester 2021 Reopening

During Summer-Fall Intersession, the Library will be closed the week of August 9-13 to prepare to reopen for the first day of fall semester classes. Visit the Library the week of August 16-20 to see the spaces and services that will be available for Fall Semester 2021. Intersession hours are available here.

24 7 img 24/7 Chat Assistance!

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


student at computer 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
• Reserve one of 6 Study Rooms in first floor Research Commons

media controls img Library Streaming Media Options for Fall Semester 2021

The Library will continue to offer streaming media options through Academic Video Online and Films on Demand for 2021-22. However, the unlimited access to streaming media using Kanopy will not be renewed after August 31, 2021. 




kanopy img Limited Access to Kanopy Streaming Media into 2021-22

The streaming videos database will not be renewed for fall 2021.






AC Transit Strike img Labor Archives and Research Center 35th Anniversary Program

This Virtual Program is Free and Open to Public.

February 26th | 6:00pm - 7:15pm

doc icon img Web of Science Cancellation Effective January 1, 2021

After an extensive review, the Library has decided not to renew Web of Science.





International Ed Week img Celebrate International Education Week at the Library!

Explore films about the international LGBTQ+ community and their experiences.