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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.

Enter the Hate U Give contest! Win tickets to the movie!

You know you want to go.  The Hate U Give movie is premiering on October 19 and the library is giving you a chance to go for free!

As part of our TxWes Reads celebration of Angie Thomas's novel, The Hate U Give, the library is have a contest.  Enter by creating something artistic based on prompts based on the novel by Angie Thomas.  Your piece must be inspired by one of the essay prompts below or a theme that resonated with you from the novel.  All entries judged by library staff.

Welcome Back students!! There are 3 things that the Reference Department can do to help you!

Welcome back  Texas Wesleyan students! There are 3 things that the Reference Department can do to help you!

The Reference Department is ready to help you in any way that we can to insure that you are successful in your coursework. There are 3 things that we can do for you:

Vote for next year's TxWes Reads book!

From now until May 8th you have a chance to vote for the next TxWes Reads book!    The five to choose from are:

  • Watchmen by Alan Moore
  • Friday Night Lights, by H. G. Bissinger
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea by Guy Delisle

Go to https://txwes.libguides.com/TxWesReads, and vote the one that you want to read!

 

West Library Sponsors TXWES Reads George Orwell's 1984

The Eunice & James L. West Library will kick off a school wide read 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.