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/.

Floors Currently Closed for Construction: 2 South

For several weeks, floor 2 South is temporarily closed to the public.

Floor 2 South (in the Library's 4-Story Building) to Temporarily Close

Starting Friday, August 1, Floor 2 South (in the Library's 4-story building) will be temporarily closed to the public for approximately four weeks. Read the story for more details.

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.

Fire Alarm Testing, June 16-20

Fire alarm testing will be conducted in the Library Tower during the week June 16-20. No evacuation is required during this testing.

Floor 4 South to Close June 16, 2014

Starting Monday, June 16, Floor 4 South (in the Library's 4-story building) will be temporarily closed to the public for approximately four weeks. Affected call number ranges include C-F.

Floor 2 Central (Tower) to Temporarily Close May 20

Floor 2 Central (tower) section to temporarily close May 20 - the Science-Engineering collections.

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

4th Floor in Tower to Close on April 21

The 4th floor will temporarily close to the public for a few weeks starting April 21.

7th & 8th Floors Re-opened; Changes to Restrooms

The 7th & 8th floors have re-opened to the public. Please note changes to the restrooms.