If you have checked out a laptop, iPad, camera, or other piece of equipment from McIntyre Library, you need to return it by Friday, December 21 at 6 pm. The equipment checkout service will resume on the first day of Winterim classes (1/2/13). The intervening time will be used to service and maintain these items for students. Have a great break!
Forget about your first final by stopping by on Saturday, December 15th 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 first floor.
Maybe you need to laugh away your stresses. Stop by McIntyre Library on Sunday afternoon after the Packers game (December 16th at 4-5 pm) and prepare yourself for hilarity from the Backwards Thinkers Society. The show will be located on the first floor of the library behind the reference desk.
If you miss your dog back home the library will be hosting therapy and guide dogs in the library for you to pet Sunday-Wed of finals week. They will be in the library on Sunday, December 16 from 2-3 pm, Monday, December 17 from 4:15-5:15 and 6-7:30 pm, Tuesday, December 18 from 5-6:30 pm, and Wednesday, December 19 from 5:30-6:30 pm. You will find the dogs at the entrance of the library.
If you can't relieve your stress through petting an animal or dancing, consider making a stress ball, coloring, or doing some aromatherapy at the stress relieving
workstations in the library onMonday, December 17 and Tuesday December 18 from 6-9pm. 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, December 17from 11:30-midnight 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, Higherground, Student Affairs and McIntyre
For the late night studier, McIntyre Library and Sodexho will offer free coffee from 10 pm-4 am Sunday-Thursday nights of finals week (December 16-20). The coffee is located across from the library's circulation desk on the first floor.
Winter is the season of many
celebrations, but it is also a season of great need, especially for families
who rely on the harvest of their gardens for income and sustenance. McIntyre Library is holding its annual collection to
benefit the Hmong Mutual Assistance Association rice pantry. Every donation, large or small, will help area families. Fourteen cents buys a pound of rice, and $20 feeds a family of 5 or 6 for a month. To contribute, please visit Http://libguides.uwec.edu/hmaagiving or drop your spare change in the donation box by the Library's new book shelf on the 1st floor.
Local Tolkien scholar Janice Bogstad will be hosting a reading event in celebration of JRR Tolkien's "The Hobbit" in McIntyre Library's Grand Corridor on December 13, 2012 from 11 am - 1 pm. If you would like to read a passage from The Hobbit, you can sign up on a whiteboard located next to the Hobbit display in the Grand Corridor. Or, if you'd rather just sit back and enjoy the story, please stop by and listen. Friends, family, and community members are welcome to attend and/or read.