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Library Closure – Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted on 11.20.13

The Library will be closing early on Wednesday, November 27th at 5 PM

The Library will be closed from Thursday, November 28th to Sunday, December 1 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Have a restful weekend!

Get Your Game On @ Your Library!

Posted on 11.13.13

Join us this Saturday, November 16th from 12 – 3 PM for a day of gaming, fun and hanging out – at your Library!

We will have a variety of board games, card games, video games, any games! Learn a new game, or show someone your favorite game. Make sure to bring your Nintendo 3DS if you want to get some StreetPasses!

Snacks will be provided, so come on down!

We will also be hosting a Yu-Gi-Oh mini-tourney – learn to play the card game, stay for the mini-tourney!

Details: Saturday, Nov. 16th from 12 – 3 PM, in the Biella Room in the Library.


Library Closure – August 19th

Posted on 08.19.13

The Library will remain closed for the remainder of Monday, August 19th.
If you have any research questions, you can chat with a Librarian 24/7 (note that it may not be a CSUEB Librarian).

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Library Closure Due to Warren Hall Demolition

Posted on 08.07.13

Due to the impending demolition of Warren Hall, the University Library at the Hayward Campus will be closed from Saturday, August 17th to Noon, Monday, August 19th.

For more details about the Warren Hall demolition, check out this press release.


Campuswide Internet Connectivity Issues – August 3rd and August 10th

Posted on 08.02.13

August 3rd

Due to equipment upgrades, users on campus may experience Internet connectivity issues on August 3rd.
Additionally, off campus users may experience issues accessing the Library website, Blackboard, and other campus sites.

August 10th

Due to equipment upgrades, all users will experience issues connecting to the Library website, Blackboard and other campus sites on August 10th.

Library Catalog Unavailable During System Upgrade

Posted on 07.30.13
Due to a system upgrade, the Library Catalog may be unavailable on Wednesday 7/31/13. There may also be additional issues with checking out items during this system upgrade.

The Library databases will still be accessible should you need to do research.

If you have any questions, please contact the Circulation desk at (510) 885-3612 or the Reference desk at (510) 885-3765

Extended Hours for Finals Week!

Posted on 06.04.13

For those of you studying hard this Finals Week, come hang out in the Library for that extra hour or two of studying.

The Lower Mall and the Learning Commons will be open until MIDNIGHT from Monday June 10th through Wednesday June 12th

The Upper Mall, Circulation Desk and Reference Desk will be closing at their regular hours.

Celebrate National Library Week with Fine-Free Week – April 14th – 20th!

Posted on 04.11.13
Flier for National Library Week

Celebrate National Library Week!

In honor of National Library Week, the University Libraries will be celebrating with Fine-Free Week from April 14th to the 20th. The Libraries will be waiving fines under $10! This only applies to fines, and not FEES.

If you have any questions, stop by the Circulation Desk.

Henry H. Hart Collection

Posted on 03.21.13

Henry H. Hart Hart with his camera

New in the Archives! The Henry H. Hart collection is a very interesting collection full of glass slides, stereographic cards, manuscripts, and postcards. Hart was a world traveler, collector of art and an excellent photographer.

This webpage gives an overview of the collection:

You can view the collection guide on the Online Archive of California (OAC) here: (including a link to the completed finding aid).

Library News for the End of the Quarter

Posted on 03.13.13

Welcome to the end of the Winter Quarter!

Library Noise:

Please excuse the noise during this construction period. Let us know if you have any questions or concerns:, or at any of the desks.

Extended hours for the Library:

During Finals Week, the Library will be available for student use an additional 2 hours. From Monday, March 18th to Wednesday, March 20th, students will be able to use the Lower Mall and the Learning Commons from 10 PM to 12 AM (Midnight).

Extended hours for the Concord Library:

The Concord Library will be open one hour earlier during Finals Week: 10 AM to 8 PM.

Campus Shuttle:

The campus shuttle will be running three additional trips during finals week. Starting Monday, March 18th to Thursday, March 21st, the shuttle will leave campus at 11 PM, 11:30 PM and 12:15 AM.

Library Closure:

The Library will be closed during Winter Break, from Saturday, March 23rd until Monday, April 1st.

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