Paula's November Picks

People say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but let’s face it:  it’s hard not to be intrigued by some of these covers. It’s almost like they are begging you to pick them! And no one at Meriam Library sees more interesting covers than Paula. Here is this month’s Paula Pick!

New books to improve your research, writing, and study skills

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, Meriam Library has resources to help you improve your research skills, writing abilities, and study habits. Check out our list of new titles to help you succeed academically.

Paula's October Picks

People say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but let’s face it:  it’s hard not to be intrigued by some of these covers. It’s almost like they are begging you to pick them! And no one at Meriam Library sees more interesting covers than Paula. Here is this month’s Paula Pick!

Our Favorite Reads of 2018

Everyone loves an end of year list, and your Meriam Library staff and faculty are no different!  So here for you curious readers is our list of favorite titles of those we read in the past year.  Our favorites span fiction in multiple genres, history, food/earth science, and business, and we hope you'll find something to enjoy here.  Where the library already owns a copy, those have been linked to OneSearch -- but we'll soon have all of these titles available for checkout.  Grab your own new favorite to enjoy a little break from screentime over the holiday break! 

Dec 7 Game Night @ Meriam

Before you immerse yourself in finals, or head off for the winter holiday, come enjoy a well deserved break with the Wildcat Gaming Club.  They're hosting the last Game Night at Meriam Library for the calendar year on Friday, Dec 7th, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the southeast corner of the 2nd floor.

The WGC will have board and card games on hand and have been running a couple room of role-playing games for Dungeons and Dragons.

Celebrate Banned Books Week

Celebrate Banned Books Week: September 23-September 29, 2018.

The 2018 theme, "Banning Books Silences Stories," is a reminder that everyone needs to speak out against the tide of censorship with Meriam Library! How can you support banned books and your First Amendment right to read? Here are two easy things you can do:

The Great American Read

This summer break Meriam Library and the public television network launches The Great American Read, an eight-part series, on May 22 with a two-hour kickoff (8 ET, check local listings). This series celebrates the power, passion and joy of reading through the lens of America's 100 best-loved books as chosen by the public. The nation then gets the summer to read before the series returns for themed episodes in the fall, with America’s “best-loved book”, revealed Oct. 23.