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Simeon Pélenc Art Works in Library Gallery

paintingA Leonard Library Fine Art Collection Exhibit
Oct. 25 – Feb. 28
Mon. – Fri. : 1PM – 5PM
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That’s Entertainment! The Performing Arts at San Francisco State

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Oct. 10 – Jan. 30
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Design and Industry Showcase in Library

bench Student Daniel Guasca has designed and created an elegant set of furniture using a single sheet of plywood on display in the Library's 2nd floor lobby. more

New Media Viewing & Listening Area

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  • Arab France : Islam and the making of modern Europe, 1798-1831
  • The one : the life and music of James Brown
  • Understanding economic growth in China and India : a comparative study of selected issues
  • Aerogrammes : and other stories
  • The Obamians : the struggle inside the White House to redefined American power
  • The other Latin@ : writing against a singular identity
  • As consciousness is harnessed to flesh : journals and notebooks, 1964-1980
  • Wittgenstein in exile
  • After the point of no return
  • The rebirth of history
  • Dairy queens : the politics of pastoral architecture from Catherine de' Medici to Marie-Antoinette
  • The origins and foundations of music education : cross-cultural historical studies of music in compulsory schooling
  • The wallpaper book
  • Lives of the novelists : a history of fiction in 294 lives
  • Even the rat was white : a historical view of psychology
  • Vlad
  • Remaking urban citizenship : organizations, institutions, and the right to the city
  • Universal design handbook
  • Forgotten country : a novel
  • Children of Manzanar
  • Dear Diego = Querido Diego, te abraza Quiela
  • David Smith : works, writings and interview
  • Disability and mothering : liminal spaces of embodied knowledge
  • The designer's guide to doing research : applying knowledge to inform design
  • Windows in art
  • Bureaucracy and democracy : accountability and performance
  • Climate matters : ethics in a warming world
  • Opening doors : the early Netherlandish triptych reinterpreted
  • The chemistry of tears : [a novel]
  • Discrete mathematics
  • The jack bank : a memoir of a South African childhood
  • The transformation of Yiguan Dao in Taiwan : adapting to a changing religious economy
  • The end of the story
  • The art of partimento : history, theory, and practice
  • Physiology of sport and exercise
  • Alighiero Boetti : game plan
  • Alice Munro's narrative art
  • Design after modernism : furniture and interiors, 1970-2010
  • Claes Oldenburg
  • Textbook of natural medicine
  • Religion, terror, and error : U.S. foreign policy and the challenge of spiritual engagement
  • In one person : a novel
  • Madcap May : mistress of myth, men & hope
  • Unpacking my library : writers and their books
  • Notes on the mosquito : selected poems
  • Macroeconomics from the bottom-up
  • From new public management to new political governance : essays in honour of Peter C. Aucoin
  • Ritual America : secret brotherhoods and their influence on American society : a visual guide
  • A hunger artist and other stories
  • The ethnohistory of the Chowchilla Yokuts
  • Water and African American memory : an ecocritical perspective
  • Winner take all : China's race for resources and what it means for the world
  • A philosophical guide to chance
  • 11/22/63 : a novel
  • Families : traditional and new structures
  • The trumpet
  • Sensitive matter : foams, gels, liquid crystals, and other miracles
  • A daring life : a biography of Eudora Welty
  • Returning to revolution : Deleuze, Guattari and Zapatismo
  • Advanced textiles for health and well-being
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