In the Spotlight
- The California State Library's Sacramento reading rooms will close at 12 PM on Thursday, December 8. The Sutro Library in San Francisco will be closed all day Thursday, December 8.
- Press Release – California State Library provides funds for libraries hit hard by summer wildfires through federal Library Services and Technology Act.
- November 2016 Election Update: Demographic Shifts in California's Legislature – new report by the California Research Bureau
- New – California Research Bureau's searchable database of frivolous action motions filed in California Superior Courts.
- The California State Library will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25, 2016, for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
- State Librarian Greg Lucas talks about the library's role in supporting public libraries and its eclectic collection in a Comcast Newsmakers interview.
- The State Library will be closed Friday, November 11 for Veterans Day.
- New Exhibit in Gillis Hall and Circulation Room, Stanley Mosk Library & Courts Building – "Afflicting the Comfortable: California's Editorial Cartoonists".
- The California Research Bureau of the State Library releases new report, Sober Living Homes in California: Options for State and Local Regulations.
- Local Libraries Awarded $1 Million for Innovative Grants.
2016-17 Pitch-an-Idea Grant Recipients
- FORUM: "The Caryl Chessman case and its lasting impact on the death penalty debate."
Announcing the Summer Reading Challenge Winners!
- Join our team! The State Library is hiring an Associate Personnel Analyst. Apply by 9/20/2016.
- A Night at the State Library Presents: The Golden Gate Bridge – An Insider's View, Wednesday, September 14, 6 – 7 PM
- The California State Library will be closed Monday, September 5, for Labor Day.
- California State Library announces the Mental Health Initiative grant
- Press Release – Local Author Patricia Canterbury to Speak at California State Library's Lunchtime Author Series, August 18, 2016.