Student-sponsored Micro-library Opens

Owensboro, KY (4/18/13) -- This week KWC Professor Suzanne Rose announced a new addition to Smith Lounge in the Winchester Center -- KWC's first micro-library.

Micro-libraries are a grassroots reading movement; patrons of micro-libraries take a book and donate a book to continue the collection.  As a result, micro-libraries reflect the readings tastes of their patrons.

Rose’s Writing Workshop students researched micro-libraries and reading studies, and then designed and constructed a micro-library for the KWC community. The purpose of this micro-library is to encourage leisure reading among KWC students. Leisure reading reduces stress while developing skills that contribute to success in classes.


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