Events - 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 (all day)
Unlock up to $4,500: University of Waterloo Library fund Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a day of giving to celebrate the impact of charitable giving, and to harness the generosity of people around the world to bring about change in their communities.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 — 5:00 PM EST
Library Jeopardy November 16 at 5 p.m.

The University of Waterloo Library is hosting a virtual Jeopardy game night! Learn about library resources, services, events, and other fun facts.

Monday, November 1, 2021 — 8:00 AM EDT to Monday, November 29, 2021 — 4:00 PM EST
The Library wants your feedback!

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

Monday, October 4, 2021 — 9:00 AM to Friday, October 8, 2021 — 11:59 PM EDT
Love that journey for you, UWaterloo! October 4-8

This year's library week theme is ... Schitt's Creek! Join the Roses virtually for free events to learn all about the Library.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
Virtual Library Services Fair, September 22, 2021, 9 AM to 3 PM

Join us for our Virtual Library Services Fair. Visit the "booths" to learn more about the services and resources we offer to support your academic success!

Monday, July 19, 2021 (all day) to Friday, July 23, 2021 (all day)
Goose Week 2021 Personality Quiz

Have you ever wondered what your inner goose personality is? Now you can find out!

Monday, July 19, 2021 (all day) to Friday, July 23, 2021 (all day)
Goose Week 2021 meme design contest

Design you own meme! Check out our Canva tutorial on Instagram.

Monday, July 19, 2021 (all day) to Friday, July 23, 2021 (all day)
Goose Week 2021 recommended readings

Looking for something to read during Goose Week?

Monday, July 19, 2021 (all day) to Friday, July 23, 2021 (all day)
Goose Week 2021 virtual escape room

Can you help Scholar on their intergalactic adventure? This fun and interactive escape room will take you around campus as you learn about resources and services. Complete the adventure for a chance to win a goose-tastic prize!

Monday, July 19, 2021 (all day) to Friday, July 23, 2021 (all day)
Goose Week 2021 sticker contest

Unleash your creativity and design your own sticker for a chance to win! 

Monday, July 19, 2021 (all day) to Friday, July 23, 2021 (all day)
Goose Week 2021 Website Scavenger Hunt

Join our Goose Week scavenger hunt through the Library's website and discover online services and resources.

Monday, July 12, 2021 — 3:30 PM to Friday, July 23, 2021 — 11:59 PM EDT
Goose Week Writing Contest Put pen to paper and tell us a story

Write, write, goose! Put pen to paper and tell us a story! The Student Engagement Committee is pleased to announce another Writing Contest — Write, Write, Goose — as part of Goose Week.

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:

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Learn how to search for and ethically use open educational resources in your course materials. This introductory workshop covers copyright, licensing, sourcing, and selection of OERs. 

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

The University of Waterloo Library invites you to participate in three 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

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