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One Campus, One Book 2020 - 2021

One Campus One Book (OCOB) is a University Library initiative designed to encourage a common reading experience and sense of community at California State University, Los Angeles.

An Online One Campus, One Book - Fall 2020 Update

 Campus, One Book (OCOB) Online Fall 2020 Update

The Cal State LA Library will be hosting a virtual OCOB program for the Fall 2020 semester. This will result in the following adaptations:

  • E-book with Unlimited Access: The '20-'21 book, Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in available through the Library as an e-book with unlimited access to all Cal State LA students, staff, and faculty.
  • Virtual Programming and Events: All events for the Fall will be conducted in virtual or remote formats.
    • See the Events tab for details.

About One Campus, One Book

One Campus, One Book Program LogoOCOB is an initiative designed by the University Library to encourage a common reading experience and sense of community at California State University, Los Angeles. Objectives and outcomes include:

  • Stimulate a shared experience through reading 
  • Inspire and support community conversations
  • Encourage academic enhancement through cross-curricular partnerships


Presented by the University LibraryHonors College, Cross Cultural Center, and Mind Matters Initiative.


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