Celebrate your freedom to read by joining Hunter Library and friends in Banned Books Week events, October 2-6. Monday, October 2 at 6:00 PM – Movie Night: Perks of Being a Wallflower. UC Theater. Co-hosted by Hunter Library and LMP. Film discussion to follow. Wednesday, October 4 at 7:00 PM… Read more »
WCU Employees can take advantage of free library services anytime. Your CatCard is your library card! Use your WCU Credentials to log into the library’s online resources.
Hunter Library is pleased to announce the reissue of Just Over the Hill: Black Appalachians in Jackson County, Western North Carolina by Victoria A. Casey McDonald. The book, originally published by Catch the Spirit of Appalachia in 2012, presents a collection of narratives of African Americans in the region. The… Read more »
Hunter Library and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Programs invite you to join us to celebrate Black History on February 17th at 3:00 pm via Zoom. Dr. Antron Mahoney will bring us together for a discussion using Black fraternalism as a barometer for thinking about the interaction between… Read more »
Hunter Library is happy to welcome our new employees to the library and to Western Carolina University. Rebecca Saunders joined the Hunter Library family in September as our Cataloging and Metadata Librarian. She is from the Lowcountry area of South Carolina, and she worked at College of Charleston Libraries as… Read more »
Shamella Cromartie, Associate Dean, Hunter Library, is one of 10 winners of the prestigious I Love My Librarian Award, which honors “exceptional librarians from academic, public and school libraries who were nominated by patrons nationwide for their expertise, dedication and profound impact on the people in their communities.” Cromartie was… Read more »
Ms. Heidi Buchanan and Dr. Beth McDonough recently published the third edition of their book, The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide with ALA Editions. The book is “a terrific resource for instruction librarians at all experience levels,” according to Library Journal’s review of a previous edition. It offers practical advice to teaching librarians on… Read more »
President Biden signed legislation on Thursday (June 17, 2021) to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, enshrining June 19 as the national day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. The law went into effect immediately, making Friday (June 18, 2021) the first federal Juneteenth holiday. Hunter Library… Read more »