Liberation Library

CASA houses a collective lending library with academic texts, novels, poetry, activist literature, zines, and other kinds of publications with the aim of dismantling injustice and cultivating beloved community for justice and liberation. It includes literature on social justice activism, education, history, politics, health and wellbeing, research methodologies, nonfiction, and other works for community liberation. View a living document of the texts we currently have here!

The mural pictured was painted by CASA alum Christian Cabuñag.

Explore our Southern California Small Press Collection, an overview of which can be found here.

CASA supports and celebrates the work of local small presses, particularly those that challenge mainstream literary conventions, highlight the voices of marginalized communities, and push the boundaries of language to creatively, accessibly, beautifully reimagine the world.

Anyone is invited to borrow from the library through the QR code pictured or visit: Please note the due date for all materials is one month from the checkout date, although you are welcome to fill out the form again to extend it.

We are also always accepting donations and suggestions!