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UCSB Reads Author Timothy Egan to Offer Live Online Interview

For the first time this year, the UCSB Library invites alumni, parents and friends who cannot travel to campus the opportunity to participate in UCSB Reads by joining a live online chat and interview with author Timothy Egan.
Events, UCSB Reads

8th Floor Graduate Study Room Closed for Several Weeks

The 8th floor Graduate Study Room is inaccessible through approximately March 14 due to construction.

UCSB Reads Faculty Panel (Thurs. Feb. 20, 6pm, SB Public Library)

A panel of UCSB faculty from multiple disciplines will discuss the UCSB Reads selection, The Big Burn.
Events

New EGSL Display for Black History Month

A new Black History month display in the Ethnic & Gender Studies Library celebrates the 2014 theme of "Civil Rights in America."
Exhibits

"Burn Cycle" Artist Talk (Feb. 19, 4pm)

Ethan Turpin will offer an artist talk in the Library's Mary Cheadle Room on Wednesday, February 19 at 4pm.

Seeking Undergrads to Help Define Library Future

The Library is looking for undergraduate students to participate in focus groups as we embark on a strategic planning process that will help define our future direction.

On Exhibit in the Library: Burn Cycle: Sharing Land with Wildfire

The UCSB Library and the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management have commissioned Santa Barbara artist Ethan Turpin to create an exhibition on wildfire which is on exhibit on the first floor of the Library through May 2014.

UCSB Reads Faculty Panel (Wed. Feb. 12, 6pm, Montecito Public Library)

Come hear a panel of UCSB faculty from multiple disciplines will discuss the UCSB Reads selection, "The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America."
UCSB Reads

Art & Altered States at the San Miguel Residence Hall (Feb. 9 - 13).

"Altered States," the UCSB Library's exhibition of Diane Gamboa's work is on display Feb. 9 - 13, 2014 in the San Miguel Residence Hall’s Formal Lounge.

Brown Bag Discussion of the UCSB Reads Book (Wed. Feb. 5, 12pm)

Bring your lunch and join us at the Library on Feb. 5 for a brown bag book discussion of The Big Burn by Timothy Egan.