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Popular Reading Collections

Student reading popular bookStudent reading book called Ice by Linda HowardFinding something to read just for fun is easy with the UO Libraries' popular reading collections!

Why read for fun?

  • Students who like to read for pleasure tend to be more creative and successful in school (Kelly & Kneipp, 2009; Gallik, 1999).
  • Reading books requires reflection and sustained concentration—skills that help to develop students’ crucial capacities to think critically and form new ideas
  • Learn vocabulary
  • Encounter ideas and image which are new to you

Where are these books located?

  • Knight Library 2nd floor South Reading Room: Graphic novels, mysteries, romance, sci-fi,
  • Law Library: Bestsellers, recent fiction and non-fiction

Want to read something we don't have?

Send us an email to Lydia Harlan with: (1) Title and author of book (2) If you want us to notify you when the book is available for checkout.


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