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Library Case 1 - see map

Western Sustainability

Western Washington University strives to be a national leader in campus sustainability.

From our commitment to renewable energy and waste reduction to sustainability-minded courses and Western's Sustainability Committee, WWU incorporates sustainability into many areas of campus operations and academics.



Sustainability is part of the mission and strategic plan of Western Washington University.

Western Sustainability


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Carol Berry
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Library Case 2 - see map

sweat•er [swet-er] noun

Outer garment, usually knitted or crocheted, that is worn on the upper part of the body. Often made of wool, a renewable resource that protects against the cold even when damp

About Sweater Days

Think of your sweater as a portable personal heater you don't plug in.

68° is the target thermostat setting in campus buildings. That can seem warm or cold, depending on the time of day, sunshine factor, your level of activity. Layering clothing is the recommended way to keep the thermostat steady, while staying comfortable throughout the day.

Sweater Days is an environmentally friendly, economically viable, socially equitable and healthy energy conservation awareness and action campaign. Everyone is invited to keep university energy consumption and costs lower during the winter months.

Sustainability is warm, functional, fun, and in style!

Contact: Carol Berry, Campus Conservation Program Manager,

carol.berry@wwu.edu, (360)650-7979


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Carol Berry
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Library Case 3 - see map

Conference date: Saturday, February 28, 2015

Conference location:  WWU Performing Arts Center

www.wwuclc.com

Matt de la Peña

The Living (Pura Belpré Honor), Mexican Whiteboy (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), We Were Here (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), The Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Lewis.

Kate DiCamillo

Flora & Ulysses (Newbery Medal), Because of Winn-Dixie (Newbery Honor), Tale of Despereaux (Newbery Medal), Mercy Watson series, Blink & Gollie series.

Yuyi Morales 

Niño Wrestles the World (Pura Belpré Illustrator Medal), My Abuelita (Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor), Just In Case (Pura Belpré Narrative Medal and Illustrator Honor).

Joyce Sidman

Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night (Newbery Honor), Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors (NCTE Notable Book), What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms & Blessings.

- See more at: http://wwuclc.com/#sthash.5Pfg7N1k.dpuf

Matt de la Peña

The Living (Pura Belpré Honor), Mexican Whiteboy (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), We Were Here (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), The Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Lewis.

Kate DiCamillo

Flora & Ulysses (Newbery Medal), Because of Winn-Dixie (Newbery Honor), Tale of Despereaux (Newbery Medal), Mercy Watson series, Blink & Gollie series.

Yuyi Morales 

Niño Wrestles the World (Pura Belpré Illustrator Medal), My Abuelita (Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor), Just In Case (Pura Belpré Narrative Medal and Illustrator Honor).

Joyce Sidman

Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night (Newbery Honor), Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors (NCTE Notable Book), What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms & Blessings.

- See more at: http://wwuclc.com/#sthash.5Pfg7N1k.dpuf

Matt de la Peña

The Living (Pura Belpré Honor), Mexican Whiteboy (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), We Were Here (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), The Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Lewis.

Kate DiCamillo

Flora & Ulysses (Newbery Medal), Because of Winn-Dixie (Newbery Honor), Tale of Despereaux (Newbery Medal), Mercy Watson series, Blink & Gollie series.

Yuyi Morales 

Niño Wrestles the World (Pura Belpré Illustrator Medal), My Abuelita (Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor), Just In Case (Pura Belpré Narrative Medal and Illustrator Honor).

Joyce Sidman

Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night (Newbery Honor), Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors (NCTE Notable Book), What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms & Blessings.


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Hannah Newman
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Library Case 4 - see map

The Map Collection houses a wide variety of resources including: topographic maps of the western United States and Canada, nautical and aeronautical charts, globes, and gazetteers.  We also have many other types of maps (physical, political, geologic, climatic, road, etc.) from all over the world.  More than 15,000 maps are in our catalog, and we are adding more every day.

The Map Collection will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, February 18 from 2-4 PM.  We want to show off our newly rearranged digs, now with more work area for students.  There will be displays of some of our rarest and most interesting maps, and other surprises.  Drop in and say hi!

Wilson Library 1 West (Room 170).   (360) 650-3272.  mapcollection@wwu.edu 

The Western Libraries Map Collection is open Monday to Friday, 11-3 or by appointment.


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Dennis Matthews
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Library Case 5 - see map

Examples of combining math with art including origami, geometric constructions, curves, string art, tilings, quilts and fractals! 


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The Cool People in WWU's Mathematics Department
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Library Case 6 - see map

A display of almost thirty books that Western Libraries purchased in 2014 with funds from the Canadian-American Studies program’s U.S. Department of Education Title VI Grant.

 All of these books can be checked out.  Simply place a hold on a title using the Libraries' webpage.


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Rob Lopresti & Jeanne Armstrong
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Library Case 7 - see map

Conference date: Saturday, February 28, 2015

Conference location:  WWU Performing Arts Center

www.wwuclc.com

Matt de la Peña



The Living (Pura Belpré Honor), Mexican Whiteboy (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), We Were Here (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), The Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Lewis.

Kate DiCamillo



Flora & Ulysses (Newbery Medal), Because of Winn-Dixie (Newbery Honor), Tale of Despereaux (Newbery Medal), Mercy Watson series, Blink & Gollie series.

Yuyi Morales 



Niño Wrestles the World (Pura Belpré Illustrator Medal), My Abuelita (Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor), Just In Case (Pura Belpré Narrative Medal and Illustrator Honor).

Joyce Sidman



Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night (Newbery Honor), Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors (NCTE Notable Book), What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms & Blessings.

- See more at: http://wwuclc.com/#sthash.5Pfg7N1k.dpuf

Matt de la Peña



The Living (Pura Belpré Honor), Mexican Whiteboy (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), We Were Here (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), The Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Lewis.

Kate DiCamillo



Flora & Ulysses (Newbery Medal), Because of Winn-Dixie (Newbery Honor), Tale of Despereaux (Newbery Medal), Mercy Watson series, Blink & Gollie series.

Yuyi Morales 



Niño Wrestles the World (Pura Belpré Illustrator Medal), My Abuelita (Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor), Just In Case (Pura Belpré Narrative Medal and Illustrator Honor).

Joyce Sidman



Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night (Newbery Honor), Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors (NCTE Notable Book), What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms & Blessings.

- See more at: http://wwuclc.com/#sthash.5Pfg7N1k.dpuf

Matt de la Peña

The Living (Pura Belpré Honor), Mexican Whiteboy (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), We Were Here (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), The Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Lewis.

Kate DiCamillo

Flora & Ulysses (Newbery Medal), Because of Winn-Dixie (Newbery Honor), Tale of Despereaux (Newbery Medal), Mercy Watson series, Blink & Gollie series.

Yuyi Morales 

Niño Wrestles the World (Pura Belpré Illustrator Medal), My Abuelita (Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor), Just In Case (Pura Belpré Narrative Medal and Illustrator Honor).

Joyce Sidman

Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night (Newbery Honor), Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors (NCTE Notable Book), What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms & Blessings.

 


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Hannah Newman
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Library Case 8 - see map
WesternOnline - Learn with Western faculty anytime and anywhere!

WesternOnline is a unit of Extended Education at Western Washington University that provides support in the development and delivery of quality online courses and programs for students in Washington State and across the globe.


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Rebecca Beardsall
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Mathes Figurine Exhibit - see map

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832 - 1898), better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, photographer, and illustrator   This display case features "Alice", a Mathes Reading Figurine, plus a selection of Western Libraries' books written about Lewis Carroll and his works.


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Pattie Moon