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Lending and Reference Libraries

Both of our locations feature pertinent titles by those in the Northwestern community and beyond.

 

Featured Titles

Drop by in person to see our Staff Picks and check out what's new!

photo of Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality by Jennifer C. Nash

New Arrival! - Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality by Jennifer C. Nash

Northwestern's own Jennifer C. Nash has an exciting reading of Black feminism, available now to read or check out at both Women's Centers. Winner of the 2019 Gloria E. Anzaldúa Prize, Black Feminism Reimagined is a thought-provoking look at the modern state of lived and discussed intersectionality.

Women's Center Graduate Liason Hannah holds a copy of The 1619 Project

The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones

A photo of Hannah Simmons, sitting on a yellow couch in the Evanston Women’s Center Community Room and displaying a new copy of The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones. She has brown skin and brown ear-length curly hair falling around her face. She smiles widely and is wearing round wire-rimmed glasses, a bright red sweater, and light denim pants.

photo of Sarah Brown holding Having and Being Had by Eula Biss

Having and Being Had by Eula Biss

"Somewhere around the middle of Eula Biss’ Having and Being Had is an extended metaphor about deceit and exploitation in the workplace. It’s devastating in every sense of the word." -Sarah Brown, Associate Director

The Body Keeps the Score by Sonya Renee Taylor

The Body Keeps the Score by Sonya Renee Taylor

Check out our growing social justice children's book section!

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We have titles available in multiple languages to create discussions with young people about disability, activism, ancestry, gender, and more.

pictured: Julián is a Mermaid by Jessica Love, Cannonball by Sacha Cotter, Sofía Valdez, Future Prez, Pink is For Boys by Robb Pearlman, and more.
Image of Children's Books
Image of Children's Books
pictured: The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, We are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom, and more.
see also: our Accessible Storytime featuring Aaron Slater, Illustrator by Andrea Beaty and Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be You by Sonia Sotomayor.

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