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Demystifying disability book cover with a variety of humans illustrated
July 2024
| Online Only

Western Libraries is pleased to celebrate Disability Pride and highlight a selection of items in our collections that give voice to the many disability communities.

Listen to Children: The Jack Prelutsky Antiquarian Children's Poetry Collection

Three illustrations side-by-side showing an owl holding an "ABC's" book, an excerpt from sheet music, and a small child surrounded by ducks on a grassy lawn. All images were taken from children's poetry books that are available at Western Libraries.
April 1, 2024 through December 13, 2024
| Special Collections | Wilson 6

Selected from nearly 1,200 rare books donated to Western Libraries by award-winning author and inaugural U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate Jack Prelutsky, the material in this exhibition spans two hundred and fifty years in the history of poetry for the young and young at heart.

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Whether you need help with your thesis statement, finding sources for a research paper, or citations and proofreading, the Hacherl Research & Writing Studio is here for you.

Bright indoor area filled with green furniture, tables, chairs, whiteboards, and people in blurred focus. Large sign that reads "Hacherl Research & Writing Studio, WELCOME!"

The zine collection at Western Libraries is located on the second floor of Wilson in 'The Corner,' and all zines can be borrowed for up to 3 weeks.  

Black and white photo of several zines on a shelf with titles like: "Imposter Syndrome," "Becoming Political: Finding Possibility Within Community," and "Frannie the Feminist."

Looking for extra sources for that paper you’re writing? Reviewing materials for an upcoming syllabus? Try ordering what you need through Summit!

Blurred bookstacks in the background behind a logo banner that says "Orbis Cascade Alliance" in purple lettering.

What was it like to be part of the counterculture in Western Washington in the 1960s, ‘70s, and ‘80s? You can explore that question and much more through the local underground newspaper, 'Northwest Passage.'

Black-and-white drawing of a face with sunglasses and long wavy hair that looks like clouds over a row of mountains and trees and the words "northwest perspectives."