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Saturday, September 30, 2017 (all day)
Elie Weisel birthday poster

Eliezer “Elie” Wiesel was a writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor. His best known work is Night, a book based on his experiences as a prisoner in Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps during World War Two. He authored 57 works, including biographies, children’s literature, essays and plays. Borrow something from the Library’s collection!

Friday, September 29, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
student hiding behind trees
  1. Find one of our student Library Ambassadors outside Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries.
  2. Answer 5 questions about the Library.
  3. Get a coupon for the Waterloo Store!
Thursday, September 28, 2017 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
student hiding behind trees
  1. Find one of our student Library Ambassadors outside Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries.
  2. Answer 5 questions about the Library.
  3. Get a coupon for the Waterloo Store!
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
student hiding behind trees
  1. Find one of our student Library Ambassadors outside Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries.
  2. Answer 5 questions about the Library.
  3. Get a coupon for the Waterloo Store!
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This workshop will provide tips and practical experience on how to write an annotated bibliography. A RefWorks account is required, along with a basic knowledge of or experience using RefWorks.

Friday, September 22, 2017 (all day) to Friday, October 6, 2017 (all day)

Off hours: A showcase of the hidden talents, skills and interests of Library staff

This summer, the Library is highlighting the talents of our staff and their creations. Featuring installations, weaving, photography and more, come see what our staff do in our off hours! Located in the display case across from Browsers.

Part seven (September 22 to October 6):

Effie Patelos: hand-knitted works

Laurie Strome: Little Free Library display

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

This event aims to promote public engagement with science in an informal, discussion-rich setting, featuring the research focus of three postdocs at Waterloo.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Meet our student Library Ambassadors and learn about all the services the Library and our campus partners have to offer you!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (all day) to Friday, September 22, 2017 (all day)

Visit Davis Library to find your mystery “date.” Read clues about books that are wrapped in paper. Do any intrigue you? Pick one to take home!

This event is part of University of Waterloo Library's Science Literacy Week events.

Monday, September 18, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

During this information session, you will learn:

  • how and where to find online health information
  • what to look out for
  • good questions to ask
  • how to communicate what you find to your health team

This event is part of University of Waterloo Library's Science Literacy Week events.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Dana Porter Library
Special Collections & Archives, in the iconic Dana Porter Library building,  will be open from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 to 3 p.m. for behind the scenes tours and an overview of its more than 300 collections,
 
Saturday, September 16, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Waterloo campus then and now

60 years at Waterloo:

Perspectives of a university - from a corn field to architectural traditions

Doors Open Waterloo Region is holding their 15th annual Free Talk at University of Waterloo Library and the entire community is welcome!

Saturday, September 16, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Dana Porter Library
Special Collections & Archives, in the iconic Dana Porter Library building,  will be open from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 to 3 p.m. for behind the scenes tours and an overview of its more than 300 collections,
 
Friday, September 8, 2017 (all day) to Friday, September 22, 2017 (all day)

Off hours: A showcase of the hidden talents, skills and interests of Library staff

This summer, the Library is highlighting the talents of our staff and their creations. Featuring installations, weaving, photography and more, come see what our staff do in our off hours! Located in the display case across from Browsers.

Part six (September 8 to 22):

Alison Hitchens: homemade jams and photography

Larisa Smyk: grandchildren’s art and drawings

Friday, September 8, 2017 (all day)

A chance for math students to meet our student Library Ambassadors and learn about the Library!

Thursday, September 7, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

A chance for engineering students to meet our student Library Ambassadors and learn about the Library!

Thursday, September 7, 2017 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

A chance for arts students to meet our student Library Ambassadors and learn about the Library!

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Meet our student Library Ambassadors and get answers to all your questions about the Library!

Friday, September 1, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Special Collections & Archives has identified a number of duplicate titles in the collection that will be made available for sale to the public and university community.

Rare book sale: September 1, 2017

All members of the public and university are welcome. You may review the list of titles for sale (Excel) ahead of time.

Friday, August 25, 2017 (all day) to Friday, September 8, 2017 (all day)

Off hours: A showcase of the hidden talents, skills and interests of Library staff

This summer, the Library is highlighting the talents of our staff and their creations. Featuring installations, weaving, photography and more, come see what our staff do in our off hours! Located in the display case across from Browsers.

Part five (August 25 to September 8):

Karen Davidson: Viking-age research textile works

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