Library Card Your student I.D. is your library card.
Library Hours Mon-Thursday 8:45am-midnight, Friday 8:45-9pm, Sat 1:00pm-5pm and Sun 1:00pm-midnight. Summer and holiday hours vary.
Library Catalog Use to search for resources available through CalArts library as well as interlibrary loans. (http://calarts.worldcat.org)
Research Help Research assistance is available most hours that the library is open. Brena, Karen, Kathy, Susan and Lavinia are your Librarians. They can all be reached in their offices, at the reference desk during reference hours by email or by phone.
Computer Lab Available during library hours for use unless being used by a class. A scanner is also available for general use. Software used in all métier is available.
Group Study Room Please reserve ahead of time and look at the schedule on the door and online for real time availability.
Film and Image Services Down the hall from the library across from the student health services. Viewing stations and audiovisual circulation can be found here.
Interlibrary Loan The borrowing of materials that we do not have in our collection from other libraries. This is a free service for the CalArts community.
Reserve materials Items an instructor has placed on reserve can be retrieved at the Circulation Desk. All of these items are for in-library use only.
Periodicals Periodicals (magazines, newspapers and journals) can be found in three areas; current issues are in the reading area of the library, past issues are to the left of the reading area and for electronic journals browse our A-Z list on the library home page.
Listening Stations Available for general use, headphones can be checked out at circulation.
WIFI Available by signing into your MyCalArts portal (https://it.calarts.edu/).
Printing Print cards are available for purchase for $.50 by circulation. Printing and copy charges are $.50 a copy for b&w and $.60 for color.
Off Campus Access You will be prompted to enter your student I.D. barcode to gain access to all library databases.
Library and Film Services Hours Image Services Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:45 am – midnight Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
8:45 am – 9 pm
Reference Reference and research help is available Monday through Friday from 9-5. You may inquire at the Library's Circulation & Information Desk in the front of the library and a Librarian will come and assist you. If you prefer, you can send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org where you will receive a reply within 24 hours during weekdays.
Film and Image Services