New Materials & Collection Highlights

Collection Highlights

Book Jacket titled "Wild Tongues: 15 voices from the Latinx diaspora" woman's face surrounded by flowers in the background.

Celebrating Latine Heritage Month!

In celebration of Latine Heritage Month, Western Libraries has put together a selection of items in our collections to highlight and celebrate the many voices and identities in the Latin American community. Our theme for this year is La Comunidad — Avazando Juntos (moving forward together), building on last year’s theme to emphasize the importance of Latine community unity.

"We are Everywhere" in rainbow letters on black and white photo of young people in front of a store front titled Village Cigars

Celebrating Pride Month

Western Libraries is pleased to celebrate Pride and to highlight a selection of items in our collections and partner libraries through Summit, to give voice to the many intersectional identities in the LGBTQ+ community.
Book jacket titled "After the Blast: the ecological recovery of Mount St. Helens," Mt. St. Helens at sunset in the background with wildflowers in the foreground

Volcano Awareness Month

Washington State declared May as Volcano Awareness Month. Check out some of the materials in this collection to learn more about the science and history of volcanoes. 

New Materials in the Collection

by White Hawk, Sandy, author.; Cross, Terry L., author of introduction.; Thin Elk, Gene, author of foreword

Publication Date: 2022


An adoptee reconnects with the Lakota family and culture she was born into-- and nurtures a new tradition that helps others to do the same. --

cover of "A child of the Indian race" : a story of return

by Tucker, Angela (Podcaster), author.

Publication Date: 2022


Tucker is grateful for many aspects of her life, but being a Black woman adopted into a white family involved layers of rejection, loss, and complexity that cannot be summed up easily. She now serves as a mentor to other transracially adopted children. In this book she centers the experiences of adoptees to share deeply personal stories, well-researched history, and engrossing anecdotes from her mentorship sessions with adopted youth.

cover of "You should be grateful" : stories of race  identity, and transracial adoption

by Villa, Paula-Irene, editor.; Alcalde, M. Cristina, editor.

Publication Date: 2022


#NiUnaMenos #Aufschrei #LoSHA Before #MeToo became a massive global movement, these were the hashtags that represented activists from Ukraine to Peru who demanded accountability for the sexual violence and racism, xenophobia, and misogyny inflicted on women, transgender people, and girls. Led by activists such as Tarana Burke, who popularized the phrase me too, these movements provided a call to action for survivors across the world to speak out about their experiences. In #MeToo and Beyond, M.

cover of #MeToo and beyond : perspectives on a global movement

by Driedger, Carolyn L., author.; Jacques, Katherine, editor.; Geological Survey (U.S.), issuing body.

Publication Date: 2020

cover of 10 ways Mount St. Helens changed our world : the enduring legacy of the 1980 eruption

by Rye, Matthew.

Publication Date: 2008


Lists top-recommended works by master composers from the past and present, providing a critical assessment of specific recordings and performances as identified by a team of leading music experts.

cover of 1001 classical recordings you must hear before you die

by Richardson, Gwen author. (Gwenevere D.),

Publication Date: 2022

cover of 101 scholarship applications : what it takes to obtain a debt-free college education

by Haberman, Arthur, 1938- author.

Publication Date: 2018


Arthur Haberman sees 1930 as a watershed year in the intellectual life of Europe and with this book, the first to see the contributions of the public intellectuals of 1930 as a single entity, he forces a reconsideration and reinterpretation of the period.--

cover of 1930 : Europe in the shadow of the beast

by United States. Bureau of the Census.

Publication Date: 1967

cover of 1960 census of population : poverty areas in the 100 largest metropolitan areas.

by United States. Department of Commerce.; United States. Bureau of the Census.

Publication Date: 1971

cover of 1970 census of population : alphabetical index of industries and occupations.

by United States. Bureau of the Census.; United States. Department of Commerce.

Publication Date: 1971

cover of 1970 census of population : classified index of industries and occupations.