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Book Display: Black History Month

Since 1976, February has been known as Black History month to celebrate the accomplishments of African-Americans in U. S. history. This year’s book display focuses on books by or about African-Americans that have been published since 2016.  Some titles will be easily recognizable like The Hate U Give and Hidden Figures. But some will be new to you!

TxWes Reads? What's that?

People may recognize The Book Thief before they know what TxWes Reads is. But this year they are the same!

The West library sponsors a campus-wide read every year called TxWes Reads. It's like a year-long book club.  You are encouraged to read the book then come to one or all of the programs designed around discussing the book's ideas and themes. This year’s book is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.

Database of the Month - The African American Experience

This month West Library is highlighting The African American Experience - The American Mosiac"

Developed with the guidance of African American librarians and subject specialists, The African American Experience is the widest ranging and easiest-to-use online database collection on African American history and culture. (Publisher)

 

The African American Experience