Research & Collections
Visit us at the Research Assistance Desk on the 1st floor of Scott Library!
Leisure Reading Collection
Need a break? Looking for a good book to read? For your reading pleasure, Scott Library Research & Collections department is introducing a Leisure Reading Collection.
Our Leisure Reading Collection is located in the Learning Commons Hub on the 2nd floor of Scott Library. This rotating selection of popular reading materials is updated frequently. Current and past categories have included: New Fiction, New Poetry (For National Poetry Month in April), CanLit (Canadian Literature), Bestsellers, Award Winners, and Staff Picks. Stay tuned for: Student Picks, York Authors, Novel into Film, Banned Books.
A Leisure Reading collection is important, even in an academic library. Some of the benefits of reading include: stress relief, promotion of lifelong reading/learning, positive effects on academic success and it's FUN! To learn more visit the National Reading Campaign or check out this study linking recreational reading and academic achievement.
October 2016: United Arab Emirates announces a National Law of Reading
Browse our featured display for Poetry Month: