Libraries provide as much inspiration as they do information.
From the quiet energy of shared space in Doe to the priceless treasures available to study in Bancroft, the UC Berkeley Library invites all who enter to ignite their curiosity and pursue their scholarly passions.
If you’ve been inside one of Cal’s 20-plus libraries, then you’ve probably already tapped into that extraordinary wellspring of inspiration. If not, we hope you’ll visit soon.
Here’s one poet’s take on the Library as a place of belonging and a source of wonder.