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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

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.

Why You Should Read Like a Teen Again

Thursday, June 19, 2014

"'Teen reading' is a phrase I use not to describe a certain type of book — you can 'teen read' Jane Austen or David Foster Wallace — but a certain style of reading: when you block everything and everyone else out, and immerse yourself in the world of the book..." continuing reading here. Participate in our Summer Reading Challenge and remember the enjoyment of reading like a teen again!

Xavier Library Summer Reading Challenge 2014

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Xavier Library Summer Reading Challenge 2014 is here! How many pages can you read this summer? The reading challenge starts June 15 and ends August 14, 2014 and is open to all Xavier faculty, staff and students. Prizes will be awarded to the top three readers. Track the number of pages you read using the form on this page.