The University Libraries invites you to join us for National Library Week, an annual event occurring this year from April 9 through 15, which celebrates libraries and the people they serve.
“Libraries Transform” is this year’s theme, and the U Libraries will be hosting events that help transform lives on our campus.
- Providing resources at pop-up libraries and sponsoring a food drive
- Helping our staff and students meet basic needs through a food drive that assures everyone can focus on lifelong learning, rather than where their next meal is coming from.
In addition, the Libraries transforms by providing our campus with resources and services that address the needs of today and tomorrow — from publishing services, systematic reviews, data management and immigration history to a new researcher collaboration studio opening in Wilson Library fall 2017.
Pop-up Libraries & READ Posters
You can also get your own limited edition National Library Week bookmark and stickers. You’ll find us from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the following locations:
- Tuesday, April 11: Coffman Union
- Wednesday, April 12: West end of the Washington Ave Bridge (rain site: Willey Hall)
- Thursday, April 13: St. Paul Student Center
On behalf of the Food Group, the University Libraries will host a donation site for non-perishable food items. Donation sites include: Wilson, Walter, Bio-Med, and Magrath Libraries from April 9 through April 15.
- Here’s a list of preferred items of need
Share How Libraries Transform Your Life
You can also join the fun from home! Share your library story using #nlw17 and don’t forget to tag the University Libraries (@umnlib). Share how libraries have transformed your papers, research, projects, and perspectives. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to see our events and resources that help transform the lives of our faculty, staff, and students.