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Campus Break Day; Library Closed October 6th

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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.

First ever digital collection of Mason Johnson now available online

First ever digital collection of Mason Johnson now available online

Mason Johnson’s first contribution to Fort Worth theatre commenced in 1956 with the production of “Brigadoon” at Texas Wesleyan. Sixty-one years later, Johnson is still making an impact on the campus. The first ever digital copy of Mason Johnson’s work, who was known as a prominent pioneer of Fort Worth theatre, is now available online at West Library.In 1959, Johnson founded the Children’s Theatre at Casa Manana. He was its first dean and planned the curriculum of the classes.

Make plans for TXWES Reads 1984

Make plans for TXWES Reads 1984

The Eunice & James L. West Library is kicking off a school-wide reading of 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.
 
Sept. 26 from 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. TXWES Reads! Kick-off
 
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Remote Access Outage

Our provider for remote access will be conducting system maintenance that could result in periods of intermittent service interruptions and delayed response times

Maintenance Window:

United States Data Center: Saturday, September 9 11:00pm - Sunday, September 10 6:00am CDT

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Labor Day Weekend

West Library will be closed Saturday, September 2nd through Monday, September 4th for Labor Day.  The library will reopen with its regular hours on Tuesday, September 5th.

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Welcome to Fall 2017!

The West Library welcomes you to the fall semester!  We are giving out back-to-school goodie bags to our students. So swing by the library to say "hi" and grab your bag to help get you through the first day!  

Want to participate in Wesleyan Author Day?

Want to participate in Wesleyan Author Day?

Have you published a book? Are you part of the Texas Wesleyan community?The West Library will have its second annual Wesleyan Local Author Day, featuring works of fiction, poetry or memoir by authors who have a connection to Texas Wesleyan. Faculty, staff and students are invited to participate if they have published with a small, independent press or have self-published. There will also be time for authors to sell their books.Join us on Oct. 12 between 12:15pm and 1:15pm.Last year was the inaugural year for the Texas Wesleyan Local Author Day.

Mason Johnson Theater Collection Available Online

Mason Johnson Theater Collection Available Online

To ensure that Mason Johnson’s impact on our school and city is not forgotten, West Library has digitized much of his work in musical productions at Texas Wesleyan and elsewhere.