News & Events

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/.

East Entrance to Close June 17

The east entrance will close to the public starting on Monday, June 17 as the Library embarks on a major construction project.

"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.

Help Us Name the Newly-Expanded "Coffee Cart" (Ends Oct. 31)

UCen and UCSB Library are co-hosting a contest to help us name the Library’s newly-expanded "Coffee Cart". Read the story to find out about the amazing prize!

Vending Machines in New Location

We have moved the vending machines to the southwest stairwell. Now you can have a late-night snack during overnight study!

Overnight Study Now Available in Davidson Library

Our new Overnight Study Service increases the spaces and services available to UCSB students, faculty, and staff after regular building hours.

New Graduate Study Room Now Open on 2nd Floor

We have added a new study room just for graduate students on the 2nd floor of Davidson Library.