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As Far As Their Books Reach: Jewish Printing and the Global Jewish Diaspora
As Far As Their Books Reach: Jewish Printing and the Global Jewish Diaspora On Exhibit in Western Libraries, Special Collections September 23, 2019 – March 20, 2020 Wilson Library, Sixth Floor Heinrich Heine described the Bible as the Jews’ “portable homeland.” The same could be said for Jewish... more
Display by: Michael Taylor
Display Date: 9/16/2019
Library Case 5
Autumn Hues
gone are summer’s greens here are autumn’s golds, reds, browns dusky hues surround Featured figurines: Bookend with Mexican man reading Man with pipe and open book Omar Khayyam Cornhusk doll with red book Ayacucho woman reading to four children Woman reading with baby in her... more
Display by: Pattie Moon
Display Date: 10/07/2017
Mathes Figurine Exhibit
Ella Higginson’s Works
Next to the bust of Ella Higginson at the Wilson/north doors of the library, the Western Libraries team and the Ella Higginson Recovery Project team have installed a new display of Ella Higginson poetry. Ella Higginson was the first Poet Laureate of Washington State and lived on Western's campus... more
Display by: Marielle Stockton
Display Date: 9/18/2019
Library Case 1
Library FAQ
Being a freshman in college is tough. One day, you are at your home and surrounded by the friends that you have gone to school with for years… and the next, you’re thrust into a brand new place with brand new people. With so many new and confusing things around, you’re bound to have questions… and... more
Display by: WWU Libraries
Display Date: 6/27/2019
Library Case 6
Pride at WWU
Pride Month is celebrated every year during the month of June in recognition of the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals have had on local, national, and international history and culture. Pride Month commemorates the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan, which were... more
Display by: Rozlind Koester
Display Date: 6/27/2019
Library Case 8
Special Interest Courses
Special Interest Courses are all about your health, both intellectually and physically. Western offers a variety of credit-bearing electives that range from Anthropology and Glassblowing to Environment and Travel; from Conditioning and Self-Defense to Sailing and Ultimate Frisbee. There are many... more
Display by: Mark Kienzle
Display Date: 8/06/2019
Library Case 2
The Daylight Lounge!
The Daylight Lounge Collection connects students, staff, faculty, and community members to books and DVDs that encourage an appreciation of reading, promote life-long learning, and provide comfort and relaxation. It is a curated collection of popular reading and audio-visual materials... more
Display by: The Daylight Lounge Team
Display Date: 9/20/2019
Library Case 4
Tutoring Center
Develop learning skills, master course content, & improve academic performance! The Mission of the Tutoring Center is to provide academic support to Western Washington University students to help them reach their highest academic potential through services including: Free drop-in tutoring... more
Display by: Tutoring Center
Display Date: 7/30/2019
Library Case 7