Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience

An exciting exhibit about the history of African-American baseball opened at McIntyre Library on May 29th!

Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience

May 29-July 3, 2012

Monday-Friday: 9:00am to 9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm to 9:00pm

McIntyre Library, 2nd Floor Breezeway
Free and open to the public!

This traveling exhibit examines the challenges faced by African-American baseball players as they sought equal opportunities in their sport beginning in the post-Civil War era.

In addition to viewing the exhibit, plan to attend one of many events related to this exhibit and to Eau Claire's role in the history of African American baseball.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Library Grounds will be open this summer

Stop in for coffee and food items.
Hours are: M-F 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
For more informatation see:
Dining hours

Check out the special library hours for the summer:
Library interim and summer hours

Want to ensure that Library Grounds will be here when you get back in the fall? Sign the petition to keep it open!

Thursday, May 17, 2012

TV in the Library

McIntyre Library has installed a TV on the first floor next to the main stairwell's lounge area. The TV will broadcast CNN news without sound but with closed captioning turned on.  Rumor has it that during Packers football season the TV may show the football game too!  :)

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Finals hours and library closing schedule

McIntyre Library will be open 24 hours the week before and of finals, beginning May 7.
The library will be open:
  • Monday, May 7, 7 a.m. - Friday, May 11, midnight
  • Saturday, May 12, 7:30 a.m. - midnight
  • Sunday, May 13, 7:30 a.m. - Friday, May 18, 7 p.m.
The library will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Say Goodbye to Davies Center

McIntyre Library's Special Collections and Archives has posted a set of photos of Davies Center in a Flikr gallery.

Feel free to leave comments about your memories of Davies on the images or consider posting a picture to McIntyre Library's Facebook page or leaving a comment on a post dedicated to the Davies Center before it is torn down.

Free Coffee Sunday - Thursday

McIntyre Library will be offering students free coffee during finals week starting at 10 pm and running until 4 am Sunday-Thursday.

You can find the free coffee near the Circulation Desk on the first floor of the library.

This event is co-sponsored by Sodexho and McIntyre Library.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Dogs, and Relaxation Station Mon & Tues, May 14 and 15

Finals got you Stressed? Well it’s time to RelaxSWATeam presents to you, May 14th and May 15th Your RELAXATION STATION May 14th: 6:00pm-8:00pm and May 15th: 5:00pm-7:00pm We know you’re stressed, And WE CARE, so we came prepared and have provided you, your own relaxation station! Who? Any stressed out student seeking a relaxing escape! Professors welcome too!
FREE fruit!

 Play with dogs!

 Coloring station

 Make your own Stress balls!

 Aromatherapy

 Massages

When? May 14
th 6pm-8pm & May 15th 5pm-7pm Where? Entrance of the Library! Brought to you by: SWATeam and Student Health Service Take a break from studying and give your brain a break from all the information you’re jamming into it! You’re more likely to remember the information with breaks in between! Also did we mention this is totally FREE?!

Monday, May 07, 2012

Library Stress Relievers: Dogs, Dancing, Games and Massages

McIntyre Library is hosting numerous stress relieving events the week before and of finals week for the stressed out student.

Forget about your first final by stopping by on Saturday, May 12th from 1-5 pm to play board and card games.  No experience is necessary and everyone is welcome!  This event is located on the library's second floor.

If you miss your dog back home the library will be hosting therapy and leader dogs in the library for you to pet, on Monday, May 14 from 6-7:30 pm and Tuesday, May 15 from 5-6:30 pm. You will find the dogs at the entrance of the library.

If you can't relieve your stress through petting an animal, consider getting a free massage or make a stress ball at the stress relieving workstations in the library on Monday, May 14 from 6-7:30 pm and Tuesday, May 15 from 5-6:30 pm. These stations are located near the entrance of the library.  This event is sponsored by Student Health Services.

If all else fails, go crazy and dance the night away on Monday, May 14 & Tuesday May 15 from 11:30-midnight both nights with a library dance party.  DJ Element will provide music and a dance club lighting will be set up as well.  After the dance party, munch on free food and grab a free coffee too!  All of this is FREE and is sponsored by the Dean of Students Office and McIntyre Library.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Art Exhibit in Library

May 7-11 the library will be hosting a new art exhibit called Tactile Projections.  This exhibit uses "unique video projections that utilize space to create a tactile experience for each viewer."

Join McIntyre Library and the Department of Art and Design at the  opening reception on Thursday May 10 at 7 pm in McIntyre Library Breezeway (L2022).  Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

CASE alcohol awareness table

The Center for Alcohol Studies and Education will be raising student awareness of when it is advisable to call a cab for a ride home.  Stop at the table in the library entrance on Thursday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Friday, May 4, from 2-4 p.m.