The Library is excited to share details about upcoming cultural, civic and related happenings, both new and returning, during the busy month of November. All events are open to everyone!

All of November

The Library continues its deep focus on civil liberties. Explore the new exhibit, Wherever There’s a Fight: A History of Civil Liberties in California or check out the book that inspired it.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Therapy Dogs |12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Learning Commons Poetry Corner | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Celebrate Native American Heritage month with Vincent Chandler, Associate Professor of Communications and poet for a poetry discussion and readings.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Transgender Day of Remembrance | An annual observance honoring the memory of transgender people whose lives were lost through acts of violence. Help create a wall in their memory in the Library, following the lunchtime observance in the Quad.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

The Human Library |12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | The Human Library returns! Additional sessions will be on March 10, 2020 and April 16, 2020. If you are interested in volunteering as a human book, please fill out a Participation Interest Form.

Friday, November 22, 2019

3:30 p.m. | Screening and discussion of Real Boy, a film about about a trans teen navigating adolescence, sobriety and the ramifications of changing identity.

Questions? Contact Pia Walawalkar, Outreach and Equity Librarian at

Article by Jessica Silver Sharp

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