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Fall 2018 Hours

(August 27 - December 16)

Monday - Thursday:

8 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Friday & Saturday:
9 a.m - 1 p.m.


Closed Sundays and College holidays

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May 17, 2018


FINALS ARE ALMOST HERE, but you don’t have to sweat it alone! CRUNCH TIME at the LIBRARY AND ACADEMIC RESOURCE CENTER (the LARC) is an open lab for research, writing, and poster-making. Bring the assignment(s) you’re working on, buckle down in LARC 100, and tackle any questions with librarians and English tutors.

Check the Crunch Time website for additional details and schedule.


April 11, 2018

alvarez.PNGOne April 25 at 11:30 a.m., join us for a speaking engagment via Skype with Julia Alvarez, author of the 2017-18 One Book, One College selectionHow the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents. The event will be held in Monarch Hall and includes a pizza lunch. See the event flyer for more details.


March 28, 2018

The Library will be closed March 29 through April 8 in honor of the Cesar Chavez holiday and spring break. Library chat is still available during the closure and books can be returned through our exterior book drop. Enjoy your break!



February 5, 2018

Welcome to the Spring 2018 semester, Monarchs!

LAVC is celebrating Black Heritage throughout February. The image above is taken from the civil rights graphic novel trilogy "March," by Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell, which is held by the Library

The Library has many resources that explore Black and African American history. Please see the display case near the reference desk for relevant books, or visit our online display, which includes streaming videos, magazine articles, online archives, and more.

November 27, 2017

Finals got you stressed? Take a micro study break in the Library December 1 - 14. On the first floor of the LARC, you'll find a small-page coloring and simple origami station. When it's time to start studying again, stay downstairs and enjoy the quiet, use computers, and get research support from librarians



November 17, 2017

From November 20 - 22, the Library will accept your non-perishable food donations in exchange for a fine reduction! For every item you donate, we'll knock a dollar off your fine up to $10. All donations will benefit Helping Hands.

Reminder: The Library will be closed November 23 - 25 for Thanksgiving Break. We will reopen on Monday, November 27th.

October 18, 2017

It's time for LAVC's annual Latino Hertiage Celebration! The Library has many resources that celebrate, reflect upon, or analyze the Latino cultural experience.

Stop by the Library to check out our Latino Heriatge book display, or exlpore our virtual guide to discover additional resources, including online primary sources and works related to How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, LAVC's 2017-18 One Book, One College selection.

June 1, 2017

The Library will close early on June 5! We will be open from 8 am. until 12 p.m. The Computer Commons (upstairs) will be open regular hours (7 a.m. to 8:45 p.m).

We are closed June 6 - 11. 

May 19, 2017

The Library will be closed Saturday, 5/27 - Monday, 5/29 to celebrate Memorial Day. Have a great holiday!

Want to de-stress during finals? The Library has you covered. Stop by to play our GIANT crossword game, or take a coloring break. Head to the north end of the 1st floor (near the reference desk) to get your distraction fix.


March 28, 2017

The Library will be closed March 30 - April 9 in honor of Cesar Chavez Day and Spring Break. Have a great holiday!