Western Libraries Display Case Exhibits

Library Case 1 - see map

The recent events that have occurred in our country have made it apparent that now more than ever we need to celebrate the values and importance of Black History Month.  Western Libraries is a safe haven for students of all kinds to come and explore the depths of their education and get assistance if necessary.  To that end, we wanted to show some solidarity and and honor the black women in history as well as reinforcing that "Black Lives Matter".  Our country is a melting pot and each ingredient makes us unique and strong.  Let us take some time to learn some history that we might have missed in standard history classes!


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Display By:
Nora Burmeister, Emma Sieh, & Roshae Lowe
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Library Case 2 - see map

Although it may be sunny out now, there isn't the old adage "April showers bring May flowers" for nothing!  On those rainy days that are sure to come and ruin your outdoor springtime fun, be sure to have a book handy so you can curl up on the couch and enjoy yourself.  In case you're stuck in a rut and can't figure out what kind of genre or story to branch into next, the "Books to Read on a Rainy Day" display offers up some options for you to choose from.  So even when the clouds get gray, you can still have a nice relaxing day.


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Display By:
Emma Sieh
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Library Case 3 - see map

April is National Poerty Month.  This display features a sampling of the poetry books available in the Poetry for Children and Teens (PoetryCHAT) collection, Wilson 4E.


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Display By:
Amy Sedovic
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Library Case 4 - see map

The 1912 time capsule under Memory Walk was opened 100 years later in 2012.  These photos tell the story of what was found.  Needless to say, the time capsule used today does a much better job of preserving its contents!

Materials on loan from Special Collections, Wilson 6th floor.


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Display By:
Tamara Belts
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Library Case 5 - see map

The Western Collection showcases and preserves the legacy of scholarship and creativity at Western.  The Collection contains a wide range of material including scholarly books and articles, personal memoirs, research reports, musical scores, recordings, graphic works, games, and art originals produced by the University's faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and students, past and present.

 


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Display By:
Paul Piper and Tamara Belts
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Library Case 6 - see map

Calling all WWU Undergraduates!

Do you have a research paper that you wrote during Fall Quater 2015 or Winter Quarter 2016?

If so, we want to read your paper!

Western Libraries Undergraduate Research Award is your chance to be recognized for your excellent work with the award of $500.00 and publication of your research paper in Western CEDAR.

Submission deadline April 15.


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Display By:
Clarissa Mansfield
Library Case 7 - see map

Western Libraries has a large feature film selection.  Browse the collection in Wilson 2 East, under call number Video Coll. PN1997 .A23 ...


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Display By:
Nora Burmeister & Emma Sieh
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Summer @ Western provides the opportunity for students to stick to their graduation timeline by catching up on credits or trying to improve grades in courses.  With accelerated courses (six-week or nine-week) students are able to work on credits while still having time to enjoy summer. 


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Display By:
Rebecca Beardsall
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Mathes Figurine Exhibit - see map

A Book Club is a group of people who meet to discuss a book they have read.

WWU's Associated Students Clubs inculdes some book clubs including A Novel Idea, WWU Comic Book Club, and Western Classics Club.

To find a book club, check the AS Club listings, look at the websites for the Bellingham Public Library and the Whatcom County Librry System, or visit Village Books in Fairhaven.

Read on!


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Display By:
Pattie Moon
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