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Research Guides

Eastern Washington University Libraries

Get Lit! 2021 - A Digital Book Display

Get Lit! Festival will be held virtually April 12-18, 2021

Selection of Novels & Short Story Collections -- Click on Book Cover to Request a Library Copy

Book cover for Esi Edugyan's Washington Black
Book cover for Kink: Stories
Book cover for Annie Lampman's Sins of the Bees
Book cover for Samuel Ligon's Wonderland
Book cover for Que Mai Phan Nguyen's The Mountains Sing
Book cover for Gregory Spatz's What Can Be Saved
Book cover for Johanna Stoberock's Pigs: A Novel
Book cover for Jess Walter's Cold Millions
Book cover for Ashley Wurzbacher's Happy Like This
Book cover for Kristen Millares Young's Subduction

Selection of Poetry -- Click on Book Cover to Request a Library Copy

Book cover for Ellen Bass's Indigo
Book cover for Christopher Howell's The Grief of a Happy Life
Book cover for Brooke Matson's In Accelerated Silence
Book cover for Laura Read's Dresses from the Old Country
Book cover for Derek Sheffield's Not for Luck
Book cover for Jake Skeets's Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers
Book cover for Kathryn Smith's Self-Portrait with Cephalopod
Book cover for Alexandra Teague's Or What We'll Call Desire: Poems
Book cover for Maya Jewell Zeller's Alchemy for Cells and Other Beasts

Selection of Nonfiction & Memoirs -- Click on Book Cover to Request a Library Copy

Book cover for Martin Meraz Garcia's Ordinary Individuals Who Become Narcotraffickers
Book cover for Jamison Hill's When Force Meets Fate
Book cover for Robin Wall Kimmerer's Braiding Sweetgrass
Book cover for Kate Lebo's Pie School
Book cover for Tiffany Midge's Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's
Book cover for Aimee Nezhukumatathil's World of Wonders
Book cover for Alice Wong's Disability Visibility

Selection of Graphic Novels -- Click on Book Cover to Request a Library Copy

Book cover for Mike Curato's Flamer
Book cover for Kiku Hughes's Displacement
Book cover for Sloane Leong's A Map to the Sun
Book cover for Trung Le Nguyen's The Magic Fish
Book cover for Ben Passmore's Your Black Friend and Other Strangers

How to Get Books During a Pandemic

How to Request Books

  1. Click on the book cover. It will take you to the EWU Library Catalog record for that book.
  2. Sign into EWU Library Catalog via the red Sign in button. 
  3. Once you are signed in, click Request EWU Item (1-2 days)
  4. If our copy is checked out, click Show libraries button to see if there are copies in Summit.
    1. If there is one then click the link Place Summit request (4-8 days).
    2. If there isn't one, you could try the Spokane Public Library, or the Spokane County Library, or EWU WorldCat to do an Interlibrary Loan for the book. Interlibrary Loan will take at least a week.

Live in Spokane County?

Choose the Pickup location, either Cheney for the JFK Library or Spokane for the Spokane Academic Library. 

When the item(s) is ready to pick up, you will receive an email from the library, with directions on scheduling an appointment to pick the item(s) up. 

Live Outside of Spokane County?

We will mail requested materials, up to 4 items per person per quarter.

Items will be mailed via USPS Media Mail, with return postage.

For an EWU-held item, choose Home Address in the Pickup Location. See screenshot below.

screenshot of the ewu library catalog to request a book be mailed


For Summit materials, leave the Pickup/Delivery Location as EWU-Cheney, and indicate that you need the item mailed in the Comments box. See screenshot below.

screenshot to request form to have summit item mailed