News

The Library Addition and Renovation News Archive contains older news items related to the building project. For current construction updates, please visit http://building.library.ucsb.edu/.

University Librarian Signs Last Beam for New Construction

On June 25, University Librarian Denise Stephens participated in a topping off ceremony with our construction firm by signing the last beam that is to be added to the Library Addition.

Additional Seating Added to Floors 5 & 6

66 new seats have been added to the 6th floor and 48 to the 5th floor.

Additional Study Space on 7th Floor

7th floor remodel adds 76 study seats plus tables

"Late Night Study in Corwin" During Finals (Mar. 15-18)

UC Santa Barbara Library and the UCen are again sponsoring “Late Night Study in Corwin” during finals week.

Library Building Project Featured in Museum Exhibition

Currently on view at UCSB's Art, Design & Architecture Museum is "Unbuilt UCSB," an exhibition that displays building projects and designs that were intended for the UC Santa Barbara campus but never constructed or have yet to be completed.

"Construction Updates" Blog Launched

The UCSB Library has launched a new blog to provide weekly updates on the Library Addition and Renovation Project, which breaks ground on June 17.

Library Presentation at AS Senate Meeting This Wednesday

The Library will present a brief informational slideshow about its upcoming construction project at Wednesday's Associated Students (AS) Senate meeting, 6:30pm in the Flying A Room in the UCen.

Information Sessions About the UCSB Library Building Project (Feb. 25-Mar. 7)

The UCSB Library invites you to learn more about its upcoming building addition and renovation. We are hosting a series of 50-minute information sessions about the project.

"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.

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.