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Events for 2016-2017

Relaxathon Fall 2016

Join Andersen Library for our annual final exam events taking place all month long.  Coloring pages, graffiti wall, holiday card making offered Dec. 1 through Dec. 23. Love FREE FOOD? Free popcorn on nights we are open until 2am (served at 9pm). Free coffee and tea on nights & weekends after the cafe closes.

Mon, Dec. 5
1-4pm: Make a Golden Snitch Ornament

Tues, Dec. 6
3-4pm: Try-It Tuesday. Try a healthy snack from UHCS
4-5pm: Make a Hand-knit Scarf

Wed, Dec. 7
1-4pm: Make a Stress Ball

Thurs, Dec. 8
1-4pm: Make a Snowflake
3:30-5:30pm: Make Your Own Tea Blend

Mon, Dec. 12
1-4pm: Make a Pet Therapy Button (or design your own)

Tues, Dec. 13
2-4pm: Make Your Own Trail Mix Bar from UHCS

Wed, Dec. 14
3-4pm: Free 5-minute Massages from UHCS
3:15-4:15pm: Minute to Win it Games by Alcohol Peer Educators

Mon, Dec. 19
8pm: Enjoy an Oatmeal Raisin Cookie donated by University Dining Services in Partnership with Chartwells

Pet Therapy 12-2pm

  • Mon, Dec. 5
  • Mon, Dec. 12
  • Tues, Dec. 13
  • Weds, Dec. 14
  • Thurs, Dec. 15
  • Mon, Dec. 19
  • Tues, Dec. 20

Andersen Library Student Book Club

Andersen Library Student Book Club features topics related to diversity and one book is discussed each semester. Fall semester we are reading Fairyland by Alysia Abbott. Stay tuned for information about our Spring 2017 book club!

Backpack to Briefcase Series

Backpack to Briefcase is a series of events designed to assist students in the transition from college to work.  These events are facilitated by Career and Leadership Development and are co-sponsored by Andersen Library.

  • October 4, 2016 from 5-5:45pm – How to Work a Career Fair
  • October 26, 2016 from 5-5:45pm - Workplace Fit
  • November 29, 2016 from 5-5:45pm – Gender in the Workplace

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 us at LibraryPR@uww.edu.

  • September 26, 2016 from 1-4pm – CD Case storage
  • October 24, 2016 from 1-4pm - Fall room decorations
  • November 28, 2016 from 1-4pm – Old map origami and room decorations

Money Smart Mondays

Money Smart Mondays are monthly roundtables designed to give you the skills you need to manage your money. These monthly roundtables will be held on the
last Monday of every month.  All sessions will take place in Andersen Library Room 1105.

  • September 26, 2016 from 4-5pm - Leasing an Apartment - Hear current students talk about their experiences with leasing in Whitewater. Also, become aware of potential scams associated with renting.
  • October 31, 2016 from 3-4pm - Understanding Your Credit Score
  • November 28, 2016 from 3-4pm – Avoiding Scams During the Holiday Season

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:

  • Mon, Sept. 12
  • Tues, Sept. 20
  • Mon, Sept. 26
  • Tues, Oct. 4
  • Mon, Oct. 10
  • Tues, Oct. 18
  • Mon, Oct. 24
  • Tues, Nov. 1
  • Mon, Nov. 7
  • Tues, Nov. 15
  • Mon, Nov. 21
  • Tues, Nov. 29
  • Mon, Dec. 5
  • Mon, Dec. 12
  • Tues, Dec. 13
  • Weds, Dec. 14
  • Thurs, Dec. 15
  • Mon, Dec. 19
  • Tues, Dec. 20

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.

  • Dates for Spring 2017 to be announced

Can't wait?  Call C&LD at 262.472.1471 to set up an appointment any time!

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.

  • September 20 - December 6 (Except Nov. 22)
  • 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.

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