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Events for 2015-2016

Money Smart Week at Andersen Library

  • Monday, April 25 at 3pm - Understanding Student Loans with Tom Uecker, Financial Aid Coordinator
  • Tuesday, April 26 at 3pm - Understanding Your Credit Score with Ben Revak, UW Credit Union Branch Manager
  • Wednesday, April 27 at 5pm - Secrets Wealthy People Know with Kevin Swedberg, Secondary Educator
  • Thursday, April 28 at 3pm - Negotiating Salaries and Other Difficult Moments With Prospective Employers with Ron Buchholz, Director of Career & Leadership Development

To see the flyer, click here -https://geturl.uww.edu/24z

Andersen Library Student Book Club

Andersen Library Student Book Club features topics related to diversity and one book is discussed each semester. This Spring, we read Redeployment by Phil Klay. Meetings were held on Feb. 9, 16, and 23 from 5-6pm.

Check back in late summer for more information about our next read!

Maker Monday

Once a month, students are invited to have fun and be creative at Andersen Library.  Have an idea for a future project? Let us know by emailing

  • February 8-14 – Make your own Valentine’s Day cards for loved ones! 
  • March 14 from 1-4pm – Rescheduled to March 28.
  • March 28 from 1-4pm - Create your own coasters. Supplies are provided.
  • April 18 from 1-4pm – Create your own terrarium to celebrate Earth Day. Supplies are provided.
  • April 25 from 12-2pm - Button making with therapy dog themed buttons. 

Pet Therapy at Andersen Library

Pet Therapy

Pet therapy dogs are waiting for you to come spend time with them and forget about life's daily stresses! Join us across from the Circulation desk on the main library floor from NOON - 2p.m. on select dates:

  • Tues, Jan. 26
  • Mon, Feb. 1
  • Tues, Feb. 9
  • Mon, Feb. 15
  • Tues, Feb. 23
  • Mon, Feb. 29
  • Tues, March 8
  • Mon, March 14
  • Mon, March 28
  • Tues, April 5
  • Mon, April 11
  • Tues, April 19
  • Mon, April 25
  • Mon, May 2
  • Tues, May 3
  • Weds, May 4
  • Thurs, May 5
  • Fri, May 6
  • Mon, May 9
  • Tues, May 10
  • Weds, May 11 


FREE Events at Andersen Library

Coloring pages, graffiti wall drawing, Mother's Day, Father's Day, & graduation card making offered until May 15.

Mon, May 2
1-4pm: Make a Zentangle Coaster

Tues, May 3
1-4pm: Bubbles & Sidewalk Chalk Outside (weather permitting)
3-4pm: Try-It Tuesday. Try a healthy snack from UHCS
5-6pm: Belly Dancing Lesson - Sign up! http://bit.ly/1qV43PJ

Weds, May 4
1pm: Make a Cat Plushee (Sewing kits, first come, first served)

Thurs, May 5
1-4pm: Make a Stress Ball

Mon, May 9
1-4pm: Make a Button with Academic Advising

Tues, May 10
8pm: Enjoy an Oatmeal Raisin Cookie donated by University Dining Services in Partnership with Chartwells - Stay on your "A" game during finals through food! Oatmeal is good for you because it is a whole grain and makes you feel fuller longer.  These cookies are made without any animal products like eggs and butter.  Lower in cholesterol and just as delicious!

Pet Therapy 12-2pm
Mon, May 2
Tues, May 3
Weds, May 4
Thurs, May 5
Fri, May 6
Mon, May 9
Tues, May 10
Weds, May 11

FREE Popcorn on nights we are open until 2am (served at 9pm)
FREE Coffee on nights & weekends after the cafe closes

Resume Doctor at Andersen Library

ResumeCareer and Leadership Development is again holding Resume Doctor sessions in Andersen Library! Stop by with your resume to have it professionally reviewed! No appointments necessary. Located on the second floor of Andersen Library near the Circulation Desk.

  • February 2, 3, 4 from Noon-4pm.  
  • Can't wait?  Call C&LD at 262.472.1471 to set up an appointment any time!

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

UW-Whitewater students, staff, faculty and Children’s Center families accompanied by a child 6 years of age or younger, are invited to join Andersen Library for the 4th annual Stuffed Animal Costume Party & Sleepover in the Library on Friday, April 8th, to celebrate the Week of the Young Child. Child participants bring a stuffed animal friend to join them in a library story time, a craft activity, and costume party shenanigans! Stuffed animals are invited to come in costume. Their stuffed animals get to sleep over and explore the library after hours. Children will pick up their stuffed animal and a photo memory of their animal’s overnight adventures on Saturday, April 9th, or Monday, April 11th.

Note: Children need to be accompanied by an adult, but the library will provide chaperones for the stuffed animals’ overnight stay.

When? Friday, April 8th Session 1: 3.30-4.30 PM Session 2: 4.30-5.30 PM
Where? Andersen Library, 2nd Floor.

Try-It Tuesdays (UHCS)

Try-It Tuesdays

Try-It Tuesday is a biweekly event put on by the University Health and Counseling Services. Free samples of snack foods are brought in to give students ideas for healthy snacking alternatives and are provided to combat the stereotype of unhealthy foods on college campuses.

  • Tuesdays: January 26th, February 9th, February 23rd, March 8th, March 22nd, April 5th, April 19th and May 3rd.
  • 3:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

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Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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