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Guide to Special Collections & Archives


Special Collections & Archives houses:

 Rare and/or unique Library materials

 Cal State LA Archives

 Distinctive, topical, collections that enhance educational resources

The Special Collections and Archives Reading Room is now open to the public! Students, faculty and staff are welcome for independent study!


JFK Memorial Library, Palmer Wing, Room 2079

5151 State University Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90032


Phone: (323) 343-3960


Hours & Location

The Reading Room is located on the 2nd Floor, Palmer Wing of the University Library.

Monday                        9:00am - 4:00pm

Tuesday                       9:00am - 4:00pm

Wednesday                  9:00am - 4:00pm

Thursday                      9:00am - 4:00pm

Friday                           9:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday                       Closed

Sunday                         Closed

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300