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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.

Annual Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Christmas tree decorating contest
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 8:00am to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 5:00pm
Location: 
1st floor

The annual West Library Christmas Tree Decorating Contest is upon us!

1. Pick up a tree at the Circulation Desk starting Nov. 1 - 30.  Trees are available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

2. Decorate the tree to fit into one of these categories –

International Games Day

International Games Day
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
First Floor

Did you know that gaming can be a great way to socialize, improve multi-tasking skills, enhance memory, and learn new things?  West Library joins thousands in celebrating the popularity and power of games and play!  International Games Day is from noon - 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6 on the first floor of West Library.

Join us at the library for an afternoon of fun and games!  Tabletop games of all kinds will be featured.  Do you have a game that you never have enough people to play with? Bring it with you! Sit down, have a snack, and join in some hilarity!

West Library 30th Anniversary Celebration

West Library 30th anniversary celebration
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Location: 
West Library

On October 25th, from 11:30-1:30 ,The Eunice and James L. West Library will celebrate its 30th birthday. The celebration, which marks the 30th anniversary of the library’s formal opening and Dedication on October 21, 1988, will take place on the 1st floor of the library just inside the front doors. Cake will be served, while supplies last!

The Eunice and James L. West Library is named in honor of the late Eunice and James L. West of Fort Worth.  It is only the second building constructed by Texas Wesleyan specifically for library services.

Register to Vote

Your vote counts, CC BY 3.0, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=31520967
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:00pm
Location: 
In front of Library

Tarrant County Elections will be outside the Library during the free period on Thursday, Oct. 4 to help you register to vote.  

Mitchell-Reed Artist Talk

Mitchell-Reed Artist Talk
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 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. 16 at the Bernice Coulter Templeton Art Studio.  Sara Ellis Cardona will have a question and answer session about her exhibit Southern Gothic.

From the artist statement:

Snap Shot Day

Snap shot day
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 8:00am to 11:59pm
Location: 
West Library

Library Snap Shot Day will be Monday, Sept. 24. Snap Shot Day is an annual event celebrated by libraries across the country. Statistics are taken throughout the day of library activities to form a 'Snap Shot' of a typical day in the West Library. Whether you check out a book, use a computer, ask a reference question or just walk through the door, you will be counted.