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Stories in the Summer 2019 Check It Out — *Wesleyan has joined the Boston Library Consortium — *Richard Winslow Era Collection processed — *Intern works on Queer Archive Project Collection — *Olin and PAC site model donated to Olin — *Occupy Wall Street Library book makes its way to Wesleyan — *Librarians Michaelle Biddle and Alec McLane … Read moreRead the latest Library newsletter, now available online!

Congratulations to the Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize Winners

The Friends of the Wesleyan Library are pleased to honor the winners of the third annual Undergraduate Research Prize for excellence in library research and writing: 1st place: Emma Leuchten ’19 (Anthropology and Religion), “Anthropology Beyond Belief: Navigating Dreams and Reality in the Burmese Weikza Tradition” – A Senior Essay submitted to the Anthropology Department (Prof. Traube) … Read moreCongratulations to the Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize Winners

Author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to speak at the Library’s award ceremony on May 1

  Susan Campbell will speak at the Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize ceremony on Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 pm in Smith Reading Room, Olin Library.  Her talk — “We Need the Churn” —  draws from her new book, Frog Hollow: Stories from an American Neighborhood (Wesleyan University Press, 2019), a love letter … Read moreAuthor and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to speak at the Library’s award ceremony on May 1

Wesleyan Student Group Collecting Books for Local Children

Wesleyan Book Buds received a Wesleyan Student Innovation Grant to collect and re-distribute books to low-income children at local elementary schools, child centers, religious centers, and other educational organizations.  They hope to help bridge the book accessibility and achievement gap in the area.  The book drive runs March 26th through April 6th, 2019, and one of the … Read moreWesleyan Student Group Collecting Books for Local Children

Accepting entries for the 2019 Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize

Competition now open for the Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize + Eligibility and application details for the third annual Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize are available at http://libguides.wesleyan.edu/libprize/home. The deadline is 5:00 pm February 22, 2019. + Projects will be evaluated based on the use of Wesleyan’s library collections and resources … Read moreAccepting entries for the 2019 Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize

Talk with award-winning playwright Mohamed Kacimi

Please join us for a conversation (in French) with award-winning playwright Mohamed Kacimi this Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5pm in the Smith Reading Room of Olin Library. His most recent play, Tous mes rêves partent de Gare d’Austerlitz, which takes place in a woman’s prison, is currently being performed in Paris and was just … Read moreTalk with award-winning playwright Mohamed Kacimi

Book Lovers Converge on the Annual Library Book Sale

The fun of the annual Friends of the Wesleyan Library book sale is not only coming across that classic history or philosophy text you’ve been hunting for, but also the bestseller you’ve been meaning to read, a beautiful art book at bargain prices, and a cookbook for adventurous meals.  Since the book sale is held … Read moreBook Lovers Converge on the Annual Library Book Sale

Annual Friends of the Wesleyan Library Book Sale

Saturday, September 29, 2018 — 10:00 am-4:00 pm During Wesleyan’s Family Weekend Olin Memorial Library Lobby, 252 Church Street, Middletown 3500+ academic and popular books.  Most books priced $1-$5.  Better books $10+. Cash/checks accepted. Remainder sale: Sunday, September 30, during library hours.   For more information, email libfriends@wesleyan.edu All proceeds help fund events and special projects … Read moreAnnual Friends of the Wesleyan Library Book Sale