MOVIES and TV now for lending!

We are thrilled to announce that the library is now lending DVDs of popular Movies and TV shows to library patrons.  In the collection you will find Game of Thrones, Riverdale, Get Out, Doctor Who, Smoke Signals, The Wire, Star Wars films, superhero movies, science-fiction, international films, drama, Black cinema, and Harry Potter movies...  really, there are so many you should just

Writing tutoring on the 4th floor beginning January 31

Meriam Library is partnering with the Student Learning Center to bring drop-in writing tutoring to the 4th floor of the library. Trained, faculty-recommended, and experienced peer tutors are ready to help students in any stage of the writing process. Tutors can help with:

Library Open for Extended Hours

The Meriam Library is pleased to offer extended operating hours during the last two weeks of the semester, beginning Monday, December 4. All four floors of the library will be open until 1:45am on the weekdays, in addition to longer hours the weekend before exams.

Monday, December 4 - Thursday, December 7: 7:30am – 1:45am

Friday, December 8: 7:30am – 7:45pm

Saturday, December 9: 10:00am – 7:45pm

Sunday, December 10: 10:00am – 1:45am

Graphic Novels Now on the 2nd Floor!

The Popular Materials collection on the 2nd floor is home now to our ever-expanding collection of Graphic Novels, patrons!  If you've heard about series like SagaThe Invisibles, Ms. Marvel, the classic Love & Rockets, or Sen, John Lewis' autobiographical March, you'll be excited to hear that these and more are coming to Meriam in the new Graphic Novel section of the second floor.

Tell Us What You Want, What You Really, Really Want

Hey Campus! As part of the ongoing Meriam Library renaissance, we’ve unveiled a new means by which you can tell us what items YOU think that the library should offer as part of its collections. 

Featured at the bottom of EVERY PAGE (It’s true! Scroll down there and see if I lie!) is a button to Suggest a Title for the library collection.

Contest winners from Banned Books Week

Congratulations to our winners in Meriam Library’s Banned Books Week contest! Three names were randomly picked (students needed to answer one of five questions to be eligible to win). First prize went to Ricardo Bugarin who won a Discover What You’re Missing mug, $15.00 gift card to the Chico State Wildcat Store, a Banned Books Week button and bookmark. Two second prizewinners received a $10.00 gift card to the Chico State Wildcat Store, a Banned Books Week button and bookmark. Their names are Jamie Cabrera and Mari Rangel-Vargas.

QOTW! Your Picks for TV Shows, Books, and Movies

Responses to the Questions of the Week have been amazing!  We really enjoy learning more about what you all are reading and watching.  Take a look at the final board listing your favorite TV shows and Movies:


The Research Station Gets a Facelift

Maybe you've already noticed: Meriam Library's website has received a facelift!

Our new site is built with today's student in mind. The mobile-friendly design allows you to browse when you need it, and our events and news feeds will keep you up-to-date with everything you'll need to know about what's happening at Meriam Library.

Contacting a librarian is easier than ever with our Ask A Librarian widget. Call or text, chat or email, get in touch the way that works best for you.

New Search Interface and Catalog Coming to Meriam Library July 2017!

Big changes are coming to the search interface and catalog at the Meriam Library in July 2017. For the past several years, the CSU has worked to combine the 23 campus libraries’ physical and shared electronic holdings into one catalog and search interface, called OneSearch. This system is in the final stages of completion and will be going live at Chico State in July. The new vendor, ExLibris, is a library leader in innovative searching interfaces and library management systems.