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Thursday, August 09, 2018

More Than Books: Discover UC Riverside’s Tomás Rivera Library | Arts/Culture - UCR Today

Sandra Baltazar Martinez, Senior Public Information Officer at University of California, Riverside writes, "Whether you have a couple hours to spare or an entire day, plan a visit to the Tomás Rivera Library at the University of California, Riverside."
Discover the Tomás Rivera Library 

The Rivera Library, built in 1953, is UCR’s central library, providing students and the community at large, more than three million volumes of printed materials. This library was named after UCR’s first Mexican-American Chancellor, Tomás Rivera

In 1979, Rivera became the first minority to serve as chancellor within the UC system; he was a writer, educator and administrator who served until his death in 1984. The library, formerly known as the College of Letters and Science Library, was renamed in Rivera’s honor in 1985. 

The library is free to visit and open to the public. Community members are also welcome to apply for a library card

When you visit the Tomás Rivera Library, here are some cool finds, from the basement to the fourth floor:
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Source: UCR Today and Univ. of California, Riverside Channel (YouTube)