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California State Library Provides Aid to Libraries in Communities Hit Hard by 2017 Wildfires


Request-for-Proposals Open for K-12 Educational Online Content


After a fire or other disaster, find help and resources at your public library


Benetech Partners with California State Library to Bring Bookshare to Patrons who Read Differently


Night at the State Library Presents: A Way Across the Mountain with Scott Stine, Wednesday, August 9, 2017


State Library Hosts Vice Governor of Jiangsu Province, China, at public event on July 24


For the Joy of Doing, New Exhibit at the State Library


Jersey Gold: The Newark Overland Company’s Trek to California, 1849 – A Lunchtime Author Talk with Margaret Casterline Bowen, June 20 at noon


Virtual Reality Arrives in California Libraries


A Night at the State Library presents the 15th Annual Juneteenth Kick-off Reception, June 14, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.


California Civil Liberties Projects Announced


National Library Week is April 9-15, 2017: Celebrate with the California State Library


The Important Role Women Play in Civic Engagement. Wednesday, March 15, 2017


"The Golden Age of Book Illustration" – new exhibit at CSUS Library Gallery features State Library collections


The California State Library Presents: Employment for California's Adults with Autism in 2017, a Lunchtime Discussion with Michael Bernick and Dr. Louis A. Vismara, M.D.


Grant Program for Civil Liberties Projects Now Open


California State Library to take part in the 19th Annual Sacramento Museum Day Saturday, February 4, 2016, 10 am – 5 pm.


The Death of Dr. Kevin Starr, State Librarian Emeritus.


Braille and Talking Book Library Featured in Exhibit at the State Capitol, January 9-22, 2017.


California State Library provides funds for libraries hit hard by summer wildfires through federal Library Services and Technology Act.


State Library Hosts Forum On Caryl Chessman Case And Its Impact On The Death Penalty Debate.


Local Public Libraries Receive More Than $1 million in Innovation Grants from the State.


A Night at the State Library presents: Art and Architecture of the Golden Gate Bridge – An Insider's View


Local Author Patricia Canterbury to Speak at California State Library's Lunchtime Author Series.


California on the Move – Air, Land and Sea: State Library Exhibit at the California State Fair.


A Night at the State Library Presents: Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom Reception, Thursday, June 16.


Out of the Vault: Treasures from your California State Library – New Exhibit at the State Capitol Museum.


Prohibition in Sacramento: A Lunchtime Discussion with Local Author Annette Kassis.


A Night at the State Library presents: Homeless Youth – Challenges & Solutions.


New exhibit at State Library: From Oxcarts to Airplanes: the story of transportation in California.


The Maidu Museum and Historic Site, Wednesday, April 13, 2016.


The Maidu Museum and Historic Site, Wednesday, April 13, 2016.


The California State Library Presents: A Special Noontime Discussion with Author/Journalist Sasha Abramsky on his Latest Book, The House of Twenty Thousand Books


A Night at the State Library Presents: "San Francisco Lithographer: African American Artist Grafton Tyler Brown" by Dr. Robert Chandler


Special Collections Librarian Named Director of San Francisco's Sutro Library


Yosemite Photography Exhibit Begins at the Public Policy Institute in San Francisco


"San Francisco Lithographer: African American Artist Grafton Tyler Brown" by Dr. Robert Chandler, Wednesday, February 10, 2016.


California, Nevada and Washington create ground-breaking initiative to increase open data access through local libraries.


California State Library to take part in the 18th Annual Sacramento Museum Day Saturday, February 6, 2016.


A Night at the State Library presents: Fortune to the Bold: How French Argonauts Struck it Rich in Gold Rush California, Wednesday, January 13.