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Sponsored by the UW-L School of Education and the Murphy Library Endowment Fund, the multicultural children's literature programs introduce the multicultural resources of Murphy Library and highlight its multicultural children's book collections to education students as well as teachers and librarians from school districts in the Coulee Region.
These programs are a unique hands-on experience. Participants can browse through the award-winning books on display, interact with the speaker, and network with other area teachers, librarians, and other educators. Bibliographies of recommended sources by the speaker are available on the day of the event or electronically.
2013: What We Should Know About Native People: A Writer's Perspective
2012: Issues Within Children's Literature that Represent Muslims
2011: New and Familiar Worlds: Latino/a Themed Literature
2010: African American Children's Literature: A Discussion of History and Books
2009: Native Americans and Children's Literature: A Discussion of Resources
2008: Hmong Resources for PK-Middle School
2007: International Resources for PK-Middle School
Email: Use our Ask-a-Librarian form
Visit: Check the reference desk hours
As a pilot project, Room 12, in the library basement, has been converted to a silent
study room. Many students ask for an environment even quieter than the library’s designated quiet
areas, so this room is intended to answer that need.
For more information on this space please see our blog. We look forward to learning how this room fulfills its intended
purpose. Please let us know how it is working for you. Send feedback on this space to
To provide more computers during the busy period at the end of the semester, the library is opening
an additional room with computers. Room 30, a computer classroom in the basement of the library,
will open during regular library hours starting December 1, 2013. Students will be able to use the desktop
computers in that room individually or in groups.
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