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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.

December issue of the Library newsletter now available

Posted on 01.15.13

Check out what’s new in the Library – the December issue of the Library newsletter is now available.


Interlibrary Loan will be unavailable during the break

Posted on 12.12.12

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) will be unavailable starting the 21st of December until the 1st of January. Please hold all requests until then.

The Kirk O. Rowlands FDR Collection

Posted on 12.11.12

Katherine Rowlands and Linda Dobb Cutting the Ribbon
A reception was held on November 29th, 2012 to thank the Rowlands family for their generous donation to the the University Libraries of CSU East Bay. Their donation has established a permanent research collection relating to President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal at the CSUEB Concord Campus. Twenty-two of the Rowlands family joined campus administration, faculty, staff and students to celebrate the creation of the collection. The photo above depicts Katherine Rowlands and Linda Dobb, Associate Provost, cutting the ribbon to the new collection.

Need a place to study for finals? You’re in luck!

Posted on 12.04.12

Extended Hours are here at the Library. Now you have that space to study (or relax).

The Library Learning Commons and the Lower Mall will be open until 12 AM starting on Monday, December 10th, thru Wednesday, December 12th, of next week. From 10 PM to 12 AM, the Circulation Desk and the Upper Mall will be closed.

For more information, please come to the Circulation or Reference Desk.

International Gaming Day @ Your Library this Saturday November 3rd

Posted on 11.02.12

Do you have the gaming bug? The one that makes you want to play one more hour of Call of Duty, one more round of Carcassonne, that keeps you up all night with alternate ways to describe word in Taboo?

If so, come to the Library in room LI 2023 this Saturday November 3rd from 11 am to 2 pm and meet up with fellow gamers (board, card, video, word, etc). Enjoy some snacks and company while we learn to play new games, share some stories, and just hang out.

Games will be provided, street passes (3DS) would be welcome. Come spend some time in the Library and not worry about doing finding your research sources!

When: November 3rd, 11 am to 2 pm
Where: LI 2023
What: board games, card games, video games, and more!

Theatre and Dance Department Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary, Oct. 15-20

Posted on 08.28.12

The library honors the accomplishments of the Department of Theatre & Dance, which will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in October! Join the Theatre & Dance Department for a series of workshops, panel discussions and performances. Details here.

Stay tuned for a forthcoming Theatre & Dance themed exhibit at the library in September!

Let your voice be heard: Vote!

Posted on 07.24.12

Have you registered to vote? If you haven’t done so, the last day to register to vote for the November elections is October 22nd.  Visit the California Voter Registration or the Alameda County Registrar of Voters pages for more information.

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