News & Events

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"The Study Bean" Announced as New Name for Library Store; Students Justin Hart and Kate Wilkins Win Naming Contest

We are pleased to announce that The Study Bean has been selected as the new name, and that undergraduate students Justin Hart and Kate Wilkins are the winners of the naming contest.

Psychological Perspectives on Memory and "Moonwalking with Einstein" (Feb. 6)

Learn about the psychological perspectives on memory from local experts at this UCSB Reads panel discussion.

UCSB Reads Book Discussion: Moonwalking with Einstein (Feb. 6)

Join us for a book discussion of the 2013 UCSB Reads book selection, Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything on Feb. 6.

Artist Talk and Reception: Jan. 30, 3:30pm

The UCSB Library and Chicano Studies Institute are co-sponsoring an artist talk by Favianna Rodriguez, in conjunction with the exhibit, "Favianna Rodriguez: Art of the Activist Imagination."

Buy Your Tickets Now for Rain Man (Jan. 30)

The first big UCSB Reads event is coming up on Wednesday, January 30 at 7pm with a screening of the classic film, "Rain Man," followed by a Q&A with screenwriter, Barry Morrow.

Los Angeles Times Article Highlights UCSB Library's Eddie Davis Collection

An article in the Jan. 8 issue of Los Angeles Times highlights the UCSB Library's collection of Eddie Davis photos, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.

Who Freed the Slaves?: Emancipation as a Social Movement (Special Collections, Third Floor)

Drawing on materials from the Wyles Collections the exhibit explored the theme of emancipation as a social movement (January-June 2013)

Weekdays at Noon: Live Radio Reading of Selections from Moonwalking With Einstein

Tune into KCSB-FM 91.9 weekdays at noon as campus and community volunteers read excerpts from the UCSB Reads 2013 book selection, Moonwalking with Einstein.

Sustainability and Repurposing Are Key Features of UCSB Library Expansion Project

Sustainability and repurposing are key features of the UCSB Library Expansion Project slated to begin this spring.