Stress-Less Week at the UL (May 1-5)

The dogs are back and so much more next week at the library. Monday, May 1 through Friday, May 5, students will be able to enjoy some stress-reducing, free and fun activities.

  • WagTime Therapy Dogs will visit in Bierce Monday- Friday at lunch (11am-1pm). *NEW hours* More therapy dogs will be visiting from 5-6pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.  SIGN UP HERE TO VOLUNTEER
  • *NEW* Coffee with the Cops Wednesday morning 10am-noon- free coffee and cookies.
  • Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be first come first served in Bierce Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning.
  • Late-night coffee will be offered nightly in Bierce and Science Libraries from 8-11 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
  • Other popular activities like PB&J deli, button and magnet making, coloring tables and more will be available throughout the week.

Bierce Library will also have extended hours during pre-finals and finals week- staying open until 1am Sunday through Thursday each week.

For more information and a schedule of events, please contact Stephanie

PreFinals Week- The Dogs are Back!

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Whoa- PreFinals week is here already! Monday, December 7 through Friday, December, 11, students will be able to enjoy some stress-reducing, free and fun activities.
• WagTime Therapy Dogs will visit each day noon to 2pm.
• Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be first come first served Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning.
• Late-night coffee will be offered nightly in Bierce and Science Libraries from 8-11 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Sign up for dog duty will be coming shortly.

Second Annual Ada Lovelace Day: Oct 13

University Libraries is hosting the second annual poster session in honor of Ada Lovelace Day. Posters showcase research by women in STEM fields at the University. The event is next Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Science and Technology Library. 

This event highlights the University of Akron as a place where women produce excellent research to serve as role models and inspirations to younger women who will hopefully stand beside their own research someday.The poster session is open to the public.

Volunteers Needed: Week of Welcome

The 2014 UA Week of Welcome will be the first week of Fall Semester, August 24-29.

We have three days of great events planned (Sun, Mon, Tues) at Bierce- see 2014 UL Week of Welcome Events for info on our events or check them out on the UA Week of Welcome Website.

What we need now are volunteers to make this happen! Please click on the link below and sign up to help out:

http://vols.pt/32Cu4B

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Stephanie and she can sign you up manually.

Save the Date: Summer Potluck August 8

University Libraries

Summer Potluck

Join us as we celebrate summer with a Big Summer Potluck!  Sign-ups will be going around soon.

Plates, silverware & drinks will all be provided!

DATE: 8/8/2014 (Fri 11:30AM – 1:00PM)

LOCATION: Staff Room (Bierce 351)

If you’d like to sign up online, use this link: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C054AAFA723A7FE3-summer/18738995

PreFinals Week Schedule

 

Monday, April 28

When Where What
All Day Lobby/Einstein’s Legos/Puzzles
8pm-close Bierce/S&T Coffee Break

 

Tuesday, April 29

When Where What
All Day Lobby/Einstein’s Legos/Puzzles
11am-12pm Bierce 168 Meditation Lesson
8pm-close Bierce/S&T Coffee Break
8pm- Bierce PB& J Deli

 

Wednesday, April 30

When Where What
All Day Lobby/Einstein’s Legos/Puzzles
11am- 3pm Lobby Therapy Dogs
8pm-close Bierce/S&T Coffee Break

 

Thursday, May 1

When Where What
All Day Lobby/Einstein’s Legos/Puzzles
11am-12pm Bierce 168 Meditation Lesson
5-7pm Lobby Chair Massages
8pm-close Bierce/S&T Coffee Break

 

Sign up here to volunteer to help with the Therapy Dogs: http://vols.pt/u2DVfK 

Wednesday’s Therapy Dogs Schedule:

Christine & Sophie (Golden Retriever Mix) 11-12:30

Marisa & Vinnie (Dachshund) 11-1

Rhea & Clark (Bullmastiff) 12-2

Christin & Gracie (Newfoundland) 1-3