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Thank you to all who donated books, volunteered countless hours, and came to browse and purchase books.  You all contributed to making the annual Friends of the Wesleyan Library book sale a success!  Together we raised over $3,500 towards the goal of providing funding for library events and special projects which will benefit the Wesleyan […]

  Don’t miss the Annual Library Book Sale! Saturday, November 4, 2017 10 am – 4 pm Lobby, Olin Library, 252 Church Street, Middletown, CT 06459 3500+ academic and popular books.  Most priced $1-$2.  Better books $5-$10+. Cash and checks accepted. For more information, email libfriends@wesleyan.edu. Part of Wesleyan’s Homecoming/Family Weekend festivities.  Not able to […]

  In August of this year, the U.S. announced another policy and strategy for Afghanistan.  October 7th marks 16 years of war in Afghanistan, the longest American war of this century.  Where are we in our aims to dismantle and defeat Al Qaeda and to help stabilize and secure Afghanistan well enough to prevent the […]

The Friends of the Wesleyan Library present Wesleyan’s Annual Constitution Day Lecture   “The U.S. Constitution, Puerto Rico, and the Unfinished Business of Realizing our Best Ideals” by Professor José Luis Morín Chairperson, Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York Monday, September 18, 2017 […]

This summer was a busy one!     After more than a year of intensive preparation with our consortium partners at Connecticut College and Trinity College, Wesleyan’s library staff implemented a new library system and discovery tool to replace the former library catalog.  OneSearch is now the primary place to search for records of library materials, both print and electronic, and to discover and access journal articles, images, databases, and […]

Special Collections & Archives is full of materials no scholar has touched before. Email sca@wesleyan.edu for an appointment.

The library staff and Friends of the Wesleyan Library congratulate Wesleyan’s 2017 graduates and especially those who have worked in the library their senior year.  Student library workers contribute greatly to  the services the library is able to provide to the whole community. We wish you all the best as you head out into the […]

Exhibit: Posters from Kyle Schlesinger’s “A People’s Curriculum for the United States” Now through June 16, 2017 Lobby, Olin Memorial Library A People’s Curriculum for the United States is a public poster project written, printed, and distributed by the people and for the people. It asks us to ask ourselves and one another: what does […]

Special Collections & Archives Open House for students, graduating seniors, alumni, family and friends Davison Rare Book Room, Olin Memorial Library Saturday, May 27, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM   Drop in at the University’s Special Collections & Archives to show your friends and family the impressive Davison Rare Book Room.  If you […]

Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Friends of the Wesleyan Library Undergraduate Research Prize!  The prize recognizes students who have used library resources creatively and productively to complete fascinating projects. Criteria: The research project, widely conceived, could be from any undergraduate course taken in Spring 2016, Summer 2016, Fall 2016, or Winter 2017 from currently […]

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