Join the Libraries this February as we celebrate our love of a good book, swoon over our new makerspaces, and pledge our love with heart tattoos inspired by our archives.
1Take a blind date with book
Add a bit of intrigue to your literary life by going a on a blind date with a book. Stop by participating libraries to select a book wrapped up just for you. What book will you get to take home? You will just have to wait to find out.
- Architecture/Landscape Architecture Library (EastBank): February 12-16
- Bio-Medical Library (East Bank): February 12 – 16
- Mathematics Library (East Bank): February 12-16
- Walter Library (East Bank): February 12 – 16
- Wilson Library (West Bank): February 12 – 16
- Magrath Library (St Paul): February 5 – 16
- Natural Resources Library (St. Paul): February 5 – 16
2Get a heart tattoo
Did you know our collections have inspired tattoos? Now is your chance to express your love of the Libraries with your own tattoo from an early edition of Gray’s Anatomy at the Wangensteen Historical Library.
Though this tattoo is temporary, we hope you will love us forever. Stop by participating libraries from February 12 – 16 to get your tattoo (while supplies last).
3Find your perfect literary companion with book matchmaking
If you want a guarantee of a perfect first date, try our book matchmatching service.
- Complete the online book match form and a librarian will send customized book recommendations, delivered right to your email inbox.
- Join us Thursday, February 15 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.as one of our Book Matchmakers will be taking over the Wilson Library twitter account to provide real time book recommendations.
4Create a gift from the heart at our Makerspaces
It’s a #ValentinesCrafternoon at the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. Use 3D printers, cross-stitch, vinyl cutters, virtual reality, and more to create a special gift for the person you love. We’ll have projects ready to go, and welcome new ideas. Bring your friends.
- When: Wednesday, February 7, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
- Where: Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall
- Registration requested
Join Team Breaker in the Walter Library Breakerspace to design your own pop-up card for Valentine’s Day.