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Re-Home Your Books

The SLC Language Exchange Program is excited to partner with the SLC Writing Program to launch our latest initiative: Re-Home Your Books! Through this endeavor, we aim to tap into the love of literature that exists on this campus to further cultivate a robust reading culture. Together, we believe in the power of the written word to foster greater understanding amongst our global community. We invite you to share the books you love to explore this power and help expand the written world!

This semester, we are looking to gather contemporary works of fiction to add to our growing collection. See below to learn how you can contribute your selections!​

Extended Deadline: we are now accepting books until May 3rd!

Download the event flyer here.

Re-Homing Instructions

If you would like to help expand the written world of our global community, books can be delivered to room 136 of the Cesar Chavez Student Center during the following times each week, until Wednesday, May 3rd:

  • Wednesdays, 2 - 4pm

  • Thursdays, 10am - 12pm

Book Criteria:

  • Books you have loved and enjoyed!

  • Contemporary works of fiction, originally published in 1989 or after

  • Written in English

  • Written for college or adult audiences

  • Readable, with minimal writing and highlight marks

  • Clean and functional with no mold, water damage, or missing pages

Please fill out this form if you would like to be included in our list of contributors or if you would like to complete a book review.

Book Review Instructions

Submit a book review to let others know the impact your chosen text has had on you, and why they should read it next! Reviews will accompany books on our VèVè Community Bookshelf during our Book Party, so it’s the perfect chance to share with our global community how your given text has shaped your world, and how it can expand ours in turn. 

Each review must include…

  • The book’s title and author

  • Three words that describe the book

  • A quote from the book that left a lasting impression on you

  • How the book has impacted you and why you believe it should be read by others

Participants who submit reviews are also eligible to win special prizes and recognition at our Book Party, so be sure to check out the below “Awards and Recognition” and “Save the Date” tabs for more details!

Awards and Recognition

As a thank you to those who contribute to our goal of connecting our global community through literature, participants who fill out this form will be included in our list of contributors and honored at our Book Party! The participant who gives the most books will also receive our LEP Global Book Club prize package, which includes our Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 reads.

In addition, each participant who accompanies their contribution with a book review will be automatically entered into a raffle to win our grand prize--an Amazon Kindle! Earn additional raffle entries by giving 5 or more books, or by writing additional Reviews (limit of up to 3 per participant).

Book Party!

All participants who give books to our Re-Homing initiative will be recognized at our Book Party! Join us to see our replenished VèVè Community Bookshelf, check out the book reviews of our collection contributors, and grab your new favorite read! Date and time TBA.