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The Friends of the Wesleyan Library would like to thank to all the people who made this year’s library book sale so successful, especially the  student volunteers.  We were grateful for help from Wesleyan’s men’s lacrosse team members who moved hundreds of boxes of books the day before and the day of the sale.  We really […]

Over 3,000 books for sale on Saturday, September 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lobby of Olin Memorial Library, 252 Church St., Middletown, CT.  A great selection of academic and popular books, most priced $1 to $5, with betters books $10+.  Cash and checks accepted.  This is a perfect activity for Family […]

“Free Speech, Academic Freedom, and the American University”  a Constitution Day talk by David Rabban ’71 Wednesday, September 17, 2014 – 7:00 pm Smith Reading Room, Olin Memorial Library, 252 Church Street, Middletown Free and open to the public. This talk will cover the judicial treatment of free speech and academic freedom at American universities […]

Update, July 31, 2014:  The Art Library collections have been moved and inter-shelved in the Olin Library stacks, and the rest of the stacks work is largely complete.  In the next few weeks there will be some final adjustments of books and shelving, and an A-Z shelf-reading in the fall. In the meantime, if the […]

Summer changes

“It must be so nice and quiet in the library in the summer …,” but it never is!  Here’s a link to our detailed timeline: Art in Olin timeline public The move of the Art Library into Olin and associated office and collections shifts has already begun, but will begin in earnest next week and […]

Do you want to read the Chronicle of Higher Ed online, on a mobile device, or set up email delivery of the Chronicle newsletters?  Here’s how to do so using Wesleyan’s subscription so that you will have full access to all the Chronicle content, including those articles marked . CHE content from 1989 to present is […]

Starting with spring 2014 two new Moodle blocks are available to assist students as they work their way through the research process. These blocks link students to library resources to help them get started on their research, to make an appointment to meet with a subject librarian, and find help on how to cite their sources […]

When bad weather hits, check the library’s inclement weather line, 860-685-2999, to see if and when the libraries are open.

Libraries open today, Feb. 14

The Art Library, Science Library and Olin are open today, Friday, February 14.   Thanks to all the student workers, library staff and librarians who kept the libraries open and provided services yesterday.  If you are a Wesleyan student, faculty or staff member who is stuck off-campus, click here for instructions on accessing library resources: http://www.wesleyan.edu/library/howdoi/accessfromoffcampus.html […]

The 2014 One Book, One Middletown selection is The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow, by Rita Leganski.  The story is set in 1950s Louisiana, about a young boy whose unique abilities are misconstrued as disabilities and how he transforms the lives of those around him.  It is a lyrical and enchanting debut novel. One Book, One […]

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