Library News & Events


22nd Annual Toy Piano Festival

Aug 30, 2022 (6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
22nd Annual Toy Piano Festival
Here at the Library, toy pianos have been celebrated with great fanfare on or around September 5 to honor the birthday of composer John Cage. Cage was the first composer …

Book Talk Featuring Amelia Bonow ("Shout Your Abortion") and Beezus Murphy and Tatiana Gill ("My Mom Had An Abortion")

Sep 10, 2022 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Book Talk Featuring Amelia Bonow (“Shout Your Abortion”) and Beezus Murphy and Tatiana Gill (“My Mom Had An Abortion”)
Join us for an intimate book talk on reproductive health featuring Amelia Bonow discussing the book "Shout Your Abortion" and author Beezus Murphy and illustrator Tatiana Gill discussing their book …

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Dr. Seuss’s Boids & Beasties | Exhibit

Dr. Seuss’s Boids & Beasties | Exhibit
Update as of 4 April 2022: An expansion of the “permanent” Seuss display near the Seuss Room, including original sketches and drawings illustrating how Theodor Seuss Geisel created some of …

Adhesive Propaganda | Digital Exhibit

Adhesive Propaganda | Digital Exhibit
The materials featured in this digital exhibit were taken from the holdings of the Southworth Spanish Civil War Collection of the Mandeville Special Collections Library at the University of California, San Diego.

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Press Releases

February 24, 2022UC San Diego Library Gifted $10 Million from Foundation Trustee and Alumna Sally T. WongAvery Donation establishes a transformative endowment dedicated to East Asian collections and will be recognized by renaming the Biomedical Library the Sally T. WongAvery Library University of California San Diego alumna…
January 20, 2022UC San Diego Breaks Ground on Interior Renovations at Geisel Library Final phase of the Geisel Library Revitalization Initiative is underway UC San Diego’s flagship Geisel Library is getting a much-needed transformation to make the iconic building as inspirational on the…

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Library Updates

August 10, 2022Here to Help: Allegra Swift and George Tiong Meet Allegra Swift and George Tiong. UC San Diego’s first scholarly communications librarian and a customer experience specialist who help our students, researchers and faculty with everything from publishing their work to…
August 2, 20222022 Festival of Books and OneBook Titles The San Diego Union-Tribune’s 6th Annual Festival of Books takes place on August 20 and the UC San Diego Library is excited to participate  alongside San Diego's literary community. Our…

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