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International Week

International Week 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017 (All day)
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (All day)
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 (All day)
Thursday, November 9, 2017 (All day)
Friday, November 10, 2017 (All day)
Location: 
First Floor

Eunice and James L. West Library will be celebrating International Week 2017.  From Nov. 6-13, West Library will have a book and information on display for each country represented by Texas Wesleyan University international students.  Stop by to learn about the various countries and customs that make up our Ramily.  

Library 'Snapshot Day' 2017

Library 'Snapshot Day' 2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 8:00am to 11:59pm
Location: 
West Library

West Library will be participating in Texas Library “Snapshot Day” a library advocacy event sponsored by the Texas Library Association on Halloween. We will be compiling statistics, comments from our students, faculty, and staff, as well as taking photographs to provide a glimpse into the quintessential day to day adventures here at the library.

Supporters of West Library are asked to drop by to share what it is they love about the library and what they feel it contributes to Wesleyan and campus life.

Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners Nov. 7

Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners Nov. 7
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Orientation Room

Join us for a Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners lecture at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7 in the West Library Orientation Room. 

This lecture will highlight the 5-week experience this summer of Dr. John Fisher, Professor of Music, while living and working in Taiwan, R.O.C. From July 21 – August 26, 2017, Dr. Fisher was engaged as guest examiner for the International Piano Performance Examination Committee (IPPEC), where he heard and evaluated over 1,600 student piano performances in that country.

Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners Nov. 2

Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners Nov. 2
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Orientation Room

Join us for the Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners lecture "Ethics & the Arts in Eastern Europe" at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 in the West Library Orientation Room.

Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners Oct. 31

Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners Oct. 31
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Orientation Room

Join us the Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners lecture "Martin Luther: Man, Myth, or Malcontent" at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31 in the West Library Orientation Room.  

Wesleyan Local Author Day

Wesleyan Local Author Day
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Orientation Room

Join West Library for the Second Annual Wesleyan Local Author day as we celebrate students, staff, and alumni who have published with a small, indepentend press or have self-published.  This year's authors include Perry Cockerell, Jacque Dodson, Linda Lee, Tamika Roberts, with special guest Michelle Hartman.  The event will consist of a panel discussion and book sale.  

For more information, contact Risa Brown at 817-531-4802, or rwbrown@txwes.edu

Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners Oct. 24

Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners Oct. 24
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Bernice Coulter Templeton Art Studio

Join us for a Mitchell-Reed Community of Learners Lecture at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the Bernice Coulter Templeton Art Studio.  Artists Genevieve Armstrong and Juan Cruz will be present to give an artist talk on the art exhibition, ANIMUS, curated by Tom Motley.  Brown bag lunches are welcome; light refreshments will be provided by the Office of the Provost.

From the artists and curator statements:

Campus Break Day; Library Closed October 6th

Campus Break Day; Library Closed image
Friday, October 6, 2017 (All day)

Texas Wesleyan University and West Library will be closed October 6th.  Normal library hours will resume October 7th.

Lunch-N-Lecture: Banned! Censored! Challenged!: 1984’s Complicated Relationship with Libraries

Lunch-N-Lecture: Banned! Censored! Challenged!: 1984’s Complicated Relationship with Libraries
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Library Orientation Room

Please join Risa Brown, of West Library Reference Department, for a discussion on the complicated relationships libraries have endured with banned and challenged books.  Lunch will be provided for the first 20 students in attendance.  

For more information, email reference@txwes.edu or call 817-531-4802.  

Public reading of the book 1984

Public reading of the book 1984
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:45am to 1:30pm
Location: 
Library Front Steps

The Eunice & James L. West Library will kick off a school wide TXWES Reads! with George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984 with a year’s worth of events and activities. 1984 has taken on new relevance in today’s world. The hope is to generate thought provoking discussions outside of the classroom that could impact a new understanding of the world. The library encourages faculty, staff, and students to read and participate in the various events planned this fall.