Events - 2021

Thursday, July 8, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM EDT

Description

The Library has a vast collection of online material available to you and your students, even while we’re all teaching, learning, and working off campus. This session provides a 15 minute overview of where to look for, and how to find, library materials for your classes; plus 15 minutes for your questions.

There are four identical offerings of this session, please come to whichever one fits your schedule:

Monday, July 5, 2021 — 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Description

The Library has a vast collection of online material available to you and your students, even while we’re all teaching, learning, and working off campus. This session provides a 15 minute overview of where to look for, and how to find, library materials for your classes; plus 15 minutes for your questions.

There are four identical offerings of this session, please come to whichever one fits your schedule:

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Description

The Library has a vast collection of online material available to you and your students, even while we’re all teaching, learning, and working off campus. This session provides a 15 minute overview of where to look for, and how to find, library materials for your classes; plus 15 minutes for your questions.

There are four identical offerings of this session, please come to whichever one fits your schedule:

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 — 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Description

The Library has a vast collection of online material available to you and your students, even while we’re all teaching, learning, and working off campus. This session provides a 15 minute overview of where to look for, and how to find, library materials for your classes; plus 15 minutes for your questions.

There are four identical offerings of this session, please come to whichever one fits your schedule:

Friday, June 11, 2021 (all day) to Friday, July 30, 2021 (all day)

The University of Waterloo Library invites you to participate in two feedback opportunities. You can read about these opportunities below.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
The library ambassador: Inside track

Join us online for an afternoon of illuminating conversation.

Monday, May 17, 2021 (all day) to Monday, May 31, 2021 (all day)
Graduate students, we want your feedback! Participate in a library focus group about the Library’s space and win.

Are you a graduate student? We want to hear from you! The Library is creating a master space plan for Davis Centre and Dana Porter libraries.

Monday, May 10, 2021 (all day) to Friday, May 28, 2021 (all day)
The Library's button design contest is back!

The Library's button design contest is back!

Monday, April 19, 2021 — 9:00 PM to Friday, April 23, 2021 — 11:59 PM EDT

The Library is putting your Earth Wek knowledge to test with this crossword. Do not fret, the Library Ambassadors have carefully put together some helpful hints! Get started and download the Earth Week Crossword Puzzle (PDF).

Monday, April 19, 2021 — 9:00 AM to Friday, April 23, 2021 — 11:59 PM EDT

Take part in the Library’s isolation walk scavenger hunt for a chance to win one of ten $5 gift cards of your choice (Tim Horton, Starbucks, Indigo, Amazon or WStore)

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 (all day) to Friday, April 23, 2021 (all day)
We want your feedback! Participate in our online surveys for a chance to win!

The Library wants to hear from you! Two surveys are now available.

Friday, April 9, 2021 — 9:00 AM to Tuesday, April 20, 2021 — 11:59 PM EDT

Get in touch with your creativity and tell us how you are/will protect the Earth! The Library is pleased to present the Protect The Earth, art contest, part of Library Earth Week. We can protect our environment in many ways and we want to hear from you.

Create a piece of art and submit it before April 20, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. to the student engagement email alias

Monday, April 5, 2021 (all day) to Thursday, April 15, 2021 (all day)
What do you meme, Mr. Goose?

The Library, Student Success Office, and W Store have come together to create the Mr. Goose Watch meme contest. Warriors, show us what Waterloo goose memes to you by designing your own meme!

Thursday, March 25, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
Library Town Hall Thursday March 25, 2021 1 to 2 p.m.

On behalf of the library team, I would like to invite you to a Town Hall on Thursday, March 25 from 1 to 2 p.m., open to our entire University community. I hope that you will join this live event as we present and discuss the Library’s Strategic Plan, 2020-2025.

Friday, March 12, 2021 (all day) to Wednesday, March 31, 2021 (all day)
We want your feedback! Participate in our online survey for a chance to win!

The Library is seeking your input as we refresh and enhance library services and spaces. We'd like to hear from you! What kind of library would you like to see on your university campus?

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 (all day)
computer screen with paper cranes and music notes

Scholar the goose and the Student Engagement co-chairs, Mary Lynne and Caitlyn, are hosting a special edition of Scholar(ly) creates this Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Monday, February 8, 2021 (all day) to Friday, February 12, 2021 (all day)
young boy holding Valentine card behind his back for girl

Want a unique card for that special someone? Choose from five cards made with images from Special Collections & Archives.

Monday, February 8, 2021 (all day) to Friday, February 12, 2021 (all day)
poster of hearts and words

The Library Ambassadors have created this unique services fair experience just for you! Click on each of the markers on the map to learn about services and resources.

Monday, February 8, 2021 (all day) to Friday, February 12, 2021 (all day)

Library Love is...

Library Love Week is finally here! Each day this week, we've got activities packed with so much library love that you might get a cavity from how sweet it is!

Monday, February 8, 2021 (all day) to Friday, February 12, 2021 (all day)
portion of Dana Porter love letter

Take a peek inside a selection of Dana Porter's love letters to his wife, Dorothy, and gather tips for your own letters of love.

Monday, February 8, 2021 (all day) to Friday, February 12, 2021 (all day)
Penguin wearing a hat and holding a heart

 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 (all day) to Thursday, January 28, 2021 (all day)

Bell Let's Talk is Thursday, January 28 and we're joining in to help drive progress in mental health. Nearly 200 universities and colleges from across Canada will be participating in the world's largest mental health conversation and helping drive Bell's donations to mental health programs in Canada. We've compiled some library resources and activities for you to explore, and don't forget to check out 2021 Bell Let's Talk webpage for more resources.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 (all day) to Sunday, February 14, 2021 (all day)
Writing contest: What's your love story?

Put pen to paper and tell us your love story! The Library is pleased to present the What's Your Love Story? writing contest, part of Library Love Week. Love exists in many forms. Whether it is your love for a person, a hobby, or a pet, we want to hear from you.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

The Library’s Student Engagement Committee will be hosting a new initiative called “Scholar(ly) Creates with Special Guest.” This new initiative is oriented towards providing an opportunity for students to get creative and socialize with one another to make the Winter 2021 term more manageable. Every Wednesday, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. throughout the term, events will include such activities as arts and crafts, do-it-yourself, creating digital materials, gardening tips and more. 

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