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Exhibitions & Events: Past Events

University Library - Robert & Maureen Gohstand Leisure Reading Room

April 19, 2024 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

It's a Poetry Picnic!

The University Library is proud to present for National Poetry Month, a feast for the senses. It's a Poetry Picnic! We are excited to welcome the CSUN Poetry club for an open mic event. Join us in the beautiful Robert and Maureen Gohstand Reading Room on the 2nd Floor, West Wing of the Library.

University Library - Robert & Maureen Gohstand Leisure Reading Room

April 16, 2024 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Lindsay Carron

Come meet the artist behind the University Library's Tataviam mural to learn about her practice working in collaboration with communities and in the wilderness. Lindsay Carron will be joined by Fernandeño Tataviam Senator Jesus Alvarez to share perspectives.

University Library - Various Locations

April 13, 2024 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

matty the matador statue at csu northridge

Check out the iconic University Library building! Future Matadors are welcome to explore the Library throughout Admitted Matadors Day.

University Library - Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room

April 9, 2024 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Asaf Elia-Shalev

Elia-Shalev will speak about his new book, Israel's Black Panthers: The Radicals Who Punctured a Nation's Founding Myth, where he tells the story of Moroccan Israeli Jews who challenged their country's political status quo and rebelled against the ethnic hierarchy of Israeli life in the 1970s.

University Library - Various Locations

March 1, 2024 - 7:45am to March 31, 2024 - 7:45pm

Women's History Month

“Rewriting HerStory” is a selection of book titles from our University Library collection that reveal a previously hidden woman’s voice, and sheds light on women's perspectives in history through primary source texts, largely memoirs and autobiographies. These works retell and reveal fascinating stories that enrich our understanding of women's history in the United States and beyond.

University Library - Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room

March 26, 2024 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Maria Varela

Join us as we welcome Maria Varela to the CSUN campus! Maria is a community organizer, writer, and photographer, who lives in New Mexico. She was a staff member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from 1963-1967 working primarily in Alabama and Mississippi. She took up the camera because of the lack of materials showing black people taking leadership to change their communities.

University Student Union - Northridge Center

March 14, 2024 - 3:45pm to 8:00pm

Pie with Pi Symbol and Numbers

The University Library and the Bonita J. Campbell Endowment for Women in Science and Engineering present CSUN WISE Pi Day + Pie in person!

University Library - Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room

March 2, 2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Drawing of a book

Join the Education Alumni Chapter for an informative session focusing on reading & literacy.



Library Lobby

February 1, 2024 - 7:45am to February 29, 2024 - 10:45pm

Black History Month

CSUN University Library celebrates Black History Month this February with a virtual and in-person book display.

University Library 251 - Second Floor

February 24, 2024 - 12:30pm to 2:45pm

Book with flowers growing out of it

We welcome members of CSLA and LASLA and other teacher librarians for this panel discussion.