The Library will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024, in observance of Memorial Day.

Juan Avalos, Administrative Clerk, Digitization and Special Collections


In the Rare Books room, rare books are set on top a white cloth over a table for a preview.

Lost and Found in Rare Books

October 12, 2022

There is something special about visiting the library and losing yourself in a good book. It can become more special when you find a surprise inside that book. An item meant to be forgotten, found again and given new meaning.

still from the Welcome to Shelbyville documentary

Celebrate World Refugee Day

June 19, 2020

World Refugee Day is June 20, a day to celebrate the courage and resilience of refugees all over the world. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Refugee Act and since that time, California has always been among the top destinations for refugee resettlement.