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"Golden Poppies and Scarlet Monkeys"
The current exhibit in the Mead B. Kibbey Gallery of the Library & Courts II Building (900 N Street), celebrates California wildflowers with a “bouquet” of original watercolors, prints, volumes of pressed flowers, rare books, fine press publications, and ephemera. More >>

For early California railroad enthusiasts...
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A wonderful exhibit of sports in the state
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Old becomes new California State Library digitizes 3-D images from 1800s
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More recent headlines:
- Gary Kurutz honored by SF History Association
- CSL at the State Fair
- Library named a top “haunted attraction.”
- California Invites the World: The 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Gerald Maginnity appointed Deputy State Librarian

Gerald Maginnity has been appointed Deputy State Librarian at the California State Library More >>

Yosemite exhibit in the Annex
Gary Kurutz is curating an exhibit celebrating the sesquicentennial of the Yosemite Grant, when President Lincoln signed an act of Congress turning over Yosemite Valley to the State of California. More >>

Asian Art exhibit at the Sutro Library. Adolph Sutro’s collection of Asian art is on exhibit at the Sutro Library through June. More>>

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