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April is Earth Month

April 2018 is the 48th Anniversary of Earth Month® and Earth Day. This year’s theme is plastic pollution. Here is a link for more information on Earth Month: https://www.earth-month.org/.

This upcoming Sunday, April 22 is Earth Day 2018 with the theme End Plastic Pollution.

Libraries Lead: celebrate National Library Week April 8-14, 2018

This week, the Meriam Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the dynamic changes that are happening in today’s libraries. April 8-14 is National Library Week, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and library workers.  The National Library Week 2018 celebration will mark the 60th anniversary of the first event, sponsored in 1958.

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.