CCA Libraries will be operating on a limited schedule during Spring Break (March 18-25). Please check our hours for more information. Regular hours resume Sunday, March 26.

Jordan Kantor's piece "Untitled (Library Acquisitions)", featured in the Painting Expelled show opening Tuesday

Jordan Kantor's piece "Untitled (Library Acquisitions)"

Painting Expelled opens with a reception Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 5-7 p.m. at the Campus Center Galleries on the San Francisco Campus

"Time Covers All" Installations by Georgina Reskala in Meyer and Simpson Libraries

Georgina Reskala installation in Simpson Library

Time Covers All is an installation of photography, found objects, and sculptural work by photographer Georgina Reskala.

New installation by MFA student Adriana Rabinovitch in Meyer Library window

Adriana Rabinovitch installation

Adriana Rabinovitch's installation will be on view in Meyer Library's front window through January 16th, her work deals with themes of protest, urban apocalypse and science fiction.

Create the future of news!

CCA's Center for Art & Public Life and Design Strategy MBA program are co-sponsoring a design sprint on the future of m

It's Open Access Week!

Open access is the practice of making academic research available for free online. What's so special about that?

Print block display in Meyer Library, Oakland

Print block collection in the archives

A selection of print blocks from the libraries' archives are currently on display in Meyer library, along with the corresponding publications made from them.

New Business and News Resources

New York Times / Lexis Nexis logos

The Libraries now subscribe to a number of print newspapers and the Lexis-Nexis database.


Found in a library book

you are still painting
You are still painting.... found in Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley.

And the Winners are....

The winner of the $200 prize for the best handmade book is the "Mighty Pen" by Patrick Newson.

Book Arts Competition entries on display in Meyer Library

Book Arts Competition entries

Stop by the Meyer Library in Oakland to see this year's entries for the Book Arts Competition.

Enter the Libraries' Book Arts Competition - $200 prize

Student Book Arts Competition

Student Book Art Competition

This year, two books by CCA students will be selected for inclusion in the libraries' artists' book collection and awarded a $200 prize.

Curated Bookshelf

Designed to promote and sustain a rich photo book culture, the curated shelf both encourages a greater dialog between visiting artists and students, and helps define the library’s current collection.

Art Lab Exhibition Photos

Friday, February 21st, Kim Anno's Art Lab created an exhibition inspired by the library.

Codex at the Wattis

Codex -the earliest form of a bound book/ "Codex" is a current exhibition at the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts.
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