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Library Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge


The Xavier Library is holding a Summer Reading Challenge.  The challenge begins on June 15th and ends August 14th, 2014.

All students, faculty and staff may participate. Track the number of pages in each book read with this form.

Leisure Reading Virtual Bookshelf

A few ideas to help you out with your page count!

Xavier University Library on Goodreads

Follow the University Library on Goodreads to see what others are reading!  We have a special shelf just for the Challenge.

Additional Information about the Reading Challenge

News and Events

Summer Reading Challenge Winners

Friday, August 15, 2014

Congratulations to our Summer Reading Challenge winners! 1st Place: Neal Tronscinski, with 7,665 pages read. 2nd Place: Jackie Vezina, with 5,998 pages read. 3rd Place: Danny Bellman, with 4,958 pages read. We had 34 participants, who read 223 books, with a total of 78,865 pages! Thanks to all who participated!

Summer Reading Challenge Reception

Monday, August 11, 2014

The McDonald Library will be hosting a coffee and donut reception on Friday, August 15th, for the participants of the Summer Reading Challenge. The winners of the challenge will be announced and prizes will be given out. Please join the library staff for some sweet refreshments if you participated in the challenge!

Instructions for accessing Ebsco journals

Friday, July 11, 2014

Journals coming from Ebsco platform databases are showing errors within various browsers. Please use these instructions for working around these errors. If you need assistance please call Research Help 745-4808. We apologize for any inconvenience.