Common Read Events

This year's campus common read is The Book of Joy, by the Dalai Lama and Desmund Tutu. Please join us for these FREE events throughout the academic year. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to participate, and the final event is spring is open to the public.  Questions: or call (760)750-4333.



A Common Story: Finding Joy in the Face of Adversity
Please join us for an evening of storytelling and performance. Sponsored by the University Library and the Office of Undergraduate Studies, A Common Story: Finding Joy in the Face of Adversity is a monologue performance showcase featuring stories told by CSUSM students, faculty, and staff. 

Tuesday, March 12, from 6pm-9pm (in the USU Ballroom)
Tickets available via CSUSM Arts & Lecturers Series
Free to students, faculty, staff, and the public!
Visitor parking information here.

Start Reading Now

The Book of Joy ‚Äčis available to all CSUSM students, staff, and faculty:

Check Out a Reserve Copy Borrow a copy for 2 hours or 1 week. Pick up from the 3rd floor Check Out Desk.