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Tag Archives: big read
The Big Read is for Little Readers, Too (Updated!)
Our storytime will be live through May 14, 2021. Enjoy! Original post: In addition to hosting the Student Book Club for the 2021 Big Read of Kao Kalia Yang’s The Latehomecomer, UW-Whitewater Curriculum Collection will present a virtual storytime for … Continue reading
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Free Books & More – The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir
As part of the NEA Big Read activities on the UW-Whitewater campuses, both libraries are giving away free copies of The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir. The books are first-come-first-serve and will not be held. The books are on tables … Continue reading
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Student Book Club!
Want some just-for-fun reading to take a break from school? Like to talk about books? Then come join our student book club! Discussion meetings will be Tuesday, April 6, 13, and 27, at 2-3:00, via Webex. Sign up to join … Continue reading
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Go Big: Big Read at the Andersen Library
As we proceed through April, the Big Read continues its strong presence here at the Andersen Library! This month long event, created in partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Arts Midwest, encourages communities to come together and … Continue reading
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Burden of Silence Screening Cancelled
Due to inclement weather tonight’s screening of The Burden of Silence in Hyland Hall has been cancelled. You may check out the library’s copy starting on Monday or view the video on YouTube if you wish: https://youtu.be/jpHwBiMg6mE.
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The Big Read book giveaway!
Stop by Andersen Library for The Big Read’s Spark Reading! Free Book Giveaway on September 23, beginning at 8:00am. Free copies of Fahrenheit 451 (English or Spanish), and various other items relating to Ray Bradbury and The Big Read will … Continue reading
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On Feb. 18, 1885, Mark Twain‘s novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published in the United States. How many of us have gone along on Huck and Jim’s trip down the Mississippi? How many of us have studied this novel … Continue reading
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The Big Read: Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
Faculty, staff and students are welcome to join an open discussion of one of America’s most notable writers. While renowned for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe also excelled as a literary critic, revolutionized the delivery of dramatic … Continue reading
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Big Read: To Kill a Mockingbird
UWW & surrounding communities are taking part in “The Big Read” featuring the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Events are scheduled throughout April at sites such as local libraries and museums, and in the UWW’s Young Auditorium. See … Continue reading
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