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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

performersA University Archives exhibit
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

media playersView DVD, Blu-Ray discs and VHS tapes. Listen to LP records, tapes and CDs in the new Media Viewing & Listening area on the 1st floor. more

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  • Handbook of African American psychology
  • Rawlsian political analysis : rethinking the microfoundations of social science
  • Aerogrammes : and other stories
  • Going mobile : developing apps for your library using basic HTML programming
  • The democratization of Albania
  • The Cambridge companion to Mario Vargas Llosa
  • Mothering and motherhood in ancient Greece and Rome
  • Ritual America : secret brotherhoods and their influence on American society : a visual guide
  • Living color : the biological and social meaning of skin color
  • The Cambridge companion to Arvo Part
  • Pursuits of wisdom : six ways of life in ancient philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus
  • Writing wrongs : the cultural construction of human rights in India
  • The end of the story
  • Modes of viewing in Hellenistic poetry and art
  • Iroquois art, power, and history
  • The war of the sexes : how conflict and cooperation have shaped men and women from prehistory to the present
  • Oxford American writer's thesaurus
  • 21st century sustainable homes
  • Energy flash : a journey through rave music and dance culture
  • Oriental shadows : the presence of the East in early American literature
  • Dirt : a novel
  • China and the mortgaging of America : economic interdependence and domestic politics
  • Ai Weiwei : art / architecture
  • The prosperity of vice : a worried view of economics
  • The assumptions economists make
  • Gainsbourg : the biography
  • Hotel Lautreamont : contemporary poetry from Uruguay
  • Community music : in theory and in practice
  • Out of bounds : British black & Asian poets
  • Cicero in letters : epistolary relations of the late republic
  • Climate change policy failures : why conventional mitigation approaches cannot succeed
  • The Cambridge introduction to early American literature
  • The Ballets russes and beyond : music and dance in belle-epoque Paris
  • Eyewitness : Hungarian photography in the twentieth century : Brassai, Capa, Kertesz, Moholy-Nagy, Munkacsi
  • The time ship : a chrononautical journey
  • The political humanism of Hannah Arendt
  • Avant garde : an American odyssey from Gertrude Stein to Pierre Boulez
  • Forgotten country : a novel
  • Music and movement : a way of life for the young child
  • Notes on the mosquito : selected poems
  • God's horse   and, The atheists' school
  • Exercise physiology : integrating theory and application
  • Plague, fear, and politics in San Francisco's Chinatown
  • God and global order : the power of religion in American foreign policy
  • Wittgenstein in exile
  • The Beginner's goodbye (APRIL 2012) : a novel
  • Murder in the central committee
  • Physical chemistry : a modern introduction
  • Swedish folk music in the twenty-first century : on the nature of tradition in a folkless nation
  • Changing places : urbanity, citizenship, & ideology in new European neighbourhoods
  • Bartering with the bones of their dead : the Colville Confederated tribes and termination
  • An introduction to conversation analysis
  • The great divergence : America's growing inequality crisis and what we can do about it
  • Building waves
  • The rebirth of history
  • Remaking urban citizenship : organizations, institutions, and the right to the city
  • The one : the life and music of James Brown
  • Social media and music : the digital field of cultural production
  • Witness : the selected poems of Mario Benedetti
  • Madrid tales
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