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Hamersly’s winter term newsletter is here!

Did you know that the library publishes a newsletter each term? It is always full of helpful information and reminders about your library. This term’s issue includes information about our new art exhibits, new equipment available for checkout, library services at the new WOU Salem campus, WOU’s textbook affordability initiative, and more. You’ll also find [more…]

WOU Reviews: The Child by Fiona Barton

Looking for something to read over winter break? Ashley Chambers, Hamersly Library student employee, has a great recommendation for you in this term’s WOU Reviews! “After the discovery of a skeleton under an old apartment complex that is being demolished, the people of London are left wondering who the child was and how they got [more…]

The Recreation Collection has moved

Looking for a book to read for fun? Check out the library’s Recreation Collection in its NEW temporary location on the short bookshelves between the computer banks on the 1st floor. The collection will live here during the construction of the new library cafe this winter. As always, you can browse the Recreation Collection online, too. [more…]

By request: new books in the Rec Collection

Last spring we set up a Post-It board in the lobby of Hamersly and asked you what books you’d like to see in the library’s Recreation Collection. We were delighted with the flood of responses and have worked over the summer to bring in as many of the suggestions as possible. Some of them we [more…]

Get summer reading suggestions

Looking for a good book (or two) to read over the summer? We can help! Fill out this short form and your WOU librarians will get back to you with some books from our Recreation Collection that you might like. You can also browse the Recreation Collection online. It has something for everyone: from thrillers to fantasy to [more…]

Get some light Spring Break reading @ the library

Just in case you need another reason to be excited that Spring Break is coming up… We just put out some fun “Spring Break Reads” on the 1st floor. Whether your idea of fun is a light beach read, a suspenseful mystery, a sci-fi thriller, or a collection of humorous essays. No matter what genre, you [more…]

Meet your Hamersly staff: Dr. Allen McKiel

Each term, we introduce you to a few of the people who work to make Hamersly your favorite place on campus to do research, study, print your papers, meet with a group, or simply kick back and read in a quiet place. This week, meet Dr. Allen McKiel, our Dean of the Library: — What [more…]

New Books in the Recreation Collection

We just got a fresh, new batch of books for the Recreation Collection on the first floor of Hamersly. We have something for everyone – from thrillers and mysteries to celebrity memoirs (we have A LOT of new celebrity memoirs) and everything in between! Below is just a sampling of our new arrivals. Browse the collection online or in-person to [more…]

Most popular books of 2014

Interested in what the WOU community was reading for fun last year? Looking for a good book to dive into before classes get busy? Check out our new display showcasing the most popular books of the past year from Hamersly’s Recreation Collection: from thrillers like Gone Girl to series sensations like The Hunger Games to nonfiction explorations of [more…]

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