April 2022

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Did you know that you can get FREE gently-used career clothing at the Academic and Career Advising Center? The Career Clothing Closet is now open in the lower level of the Library Monday-Friday, 10am-1pm.
This service is available to all Cal Poly Humboldt students with a current student ID. If you are unable to visit the Closet during regular open hours, please email to arrange an appointment.
Monday, August 22, 2022 to Friday, December 16, 2022
Rock Painting Party 3rd floor of Library April 28th 5-7pm Presented by the Library MakerspaceIt's a Rock Painting Party on Thursday, April 28th, 5-7pm on the 3rd floor of the Library!
Hang out in the Library Makerspace for a little rock painting, to talk about maker projects, and to destress with a makerspace student assistant.
We'll provide the rocks and paint.
Bring yourself and a friend, the more the merrier! You can also bring your own rock(s) if you have a particular project in mind.
Learn more about the Library Makerspace at or contact
Monday, April 25, 2022 to Thursday, April 28, 2022
flyer for Courageous Cuentos Volume 5 release celebration Wednesday April 27CouRaGeouS Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives has published Volume 5 and want you to join in the celebration on Wednesday, April 27 from 4-5:30pm via Zoom and 6-7pm in person in the Library Fishbowl, L209.
There will be live readings, music, raffles, and more. Celebrate the writers, artists, and production team virtually and in-person and then conclude the night at the Chicano Batman concert at the Arcata Theatre Lounge. Purchase tickets at Arcata Theatre Lounge.
Monday, April 25, 2022 to Wednesday, April 27, 2022
flyer for Crossing Paths book reading and discussionNew Date - Wednesday, May 25th, 5:30-7pm!
Rees Hughes, co-editor of CROSSING PATHS: A PACIFIC CREST TRAILSIDE READER will celebrate the release of this book, talk about the trail, and show a few photos, read a couple of stories, and answer questions. .
This event is sponsored by the Cal Poly Humboldt Library.
Parking Permit will be required. For more info:
For the latest campus covid restrictions, please visit:
For other questions, please email Kumi at or call (707) 826-5656.
Monday, May 16, 2022 to Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Come by the large glass case to the left of the main Library lobby to see The Teapot Show! These whimsical creations by students in Cal Poly Humboldt's ceramics class will be on display until April 18th. Don't miss them! (Click on image for larger version)

postcard for The Teapot Show

Thursday, April 7, 2022 to Monday, April 18, 2022

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What is ideaFest?
Held throughout the Library building on Friday, May 6th from 3pm-5pm, it is an afternoon celebrating research and creative projects from Cal Poly Humboldt's students, staff, and faculty. There are posters to peruse, students to talk with, live music and dance to enjoy, and much, much more! Check out the website for resources to get you prepared, the schedule of events as they takes shape, past photos and participants.

I've registered for the event but I want to share my project more widely!

As a now published author - submit your information to the digital Authors Hall!

Submit your poster for publication in Humboldt Digital Commons. Browse previous submission here.

Publish your research paper in the ideaFest Journal, an annual, peer-reviewed journal showcasing ideaFest works. Deadline to submit publication proposals is December 31, 2022. For more information about ideaFest Journal contact Kyle Morgan at

We look forward to welcoming everyone back to ideaFest!
Read more on Humboldt Now ideaFest: A Celebration of Humboldt's Scholarly and Creative Talents
Monday, April 4, 2022 to Friday, May 6, 2022

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