Monday, February 24, 2014
"I discovered one of my favorite books because the author called our store and charmed the living daylights out of me. I found another in a box of old books that my Russian literature professor left outside his office to give away. So while I do think that you should read the canon if it interests you, I think it’s more important that you read the books that find their own way into your hands."
Thursday, February 20, 2014
World Book Night is on April 23rd! We enjoyed reading one blogger's interpretation of its importance:
"World Book Night is a day for books. But it's about more than books, too. It's about talking to strangers and sharing something you love. It's about connection instead of connectivity…. Each book given on World Book Night, and each book received, is an instance of simple, profound connection in a world where it's all too rare.”
Read the full article here: http://bit.ly/1mxd51s
Friday, February 7, 2014
Visit the Blind Date with a Book display on the third floor of the McDonald Library.
Find one that you think you might like? Bring it up to the Connection Center desk and we’ll check it out to you… no peeking allowed!
Feel free to fill out your “Rate your Date” card when you’re finished reading and we’ll post the review under “Blind Dates” on our Goodreads page.
Friday, November 8, 2013
The Xavier University Library announces its new website going live on Friday, January 10, 2014. Powered by CampuSuite by InnerSync, the enhanced site will more closely match the Xavier University brand and webpage format than the previous site. The new site offers homepage access to the library’s Search@XU tool, which gives users the capability of searching for scholarly articles, journals, books, and media in one easy-to-use interface.