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About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.

Learn about Census 2020

On Thursday, October 17th, at 6:30pm, the League of Women Voters of the Whitewater Area will host a public program in the Whitewater Municipal Building’s Council Chambers (312 W Whitewater St, Whitewater) about the 2020 Census and how to participate … Continue reading

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Oct. 1: International Day of Older Persons

In 1990 the United Nations designated October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons to educate the public, raise awareness, and celebrate the older segment of the population. The portion of the population that is over 60 is growing … Continue reading

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Overdose Prevention Narcan (Naloxone) Training

The Irvin L Young Memorial Library, Whitewater’s public library at 431 W Center St, will host an Overdose Prevention Narcan (Naloxone) Training on Mon., Sept. 16, from 6-7 p.m. Here is the library’s description of the event: Come learn how … Continue reading

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Andersen Library hours & Welcome (Back) opportunities to connect!

Welcome (back) to UW-Whitewater! Andersen Library is open Mondays-Fridays from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (closed on Saturdays and Sundays) until Fall Semester starts on Tuesday, September 3. Library staff members will be out and about at various events, though, and responding … Continue reading

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Would you like to learn more about your dog or cat?

Would you like to learn more about your dog or cat? The Humane Society of Jefferson County may be offering an educational session for you! Events are listed online at https://hsjc-wis.com/events/. Be sure to pay attention to whether registration in … Continue reading

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Enjoy guitar?

If you enjoy guitar, attend “Gladius: A Night of Spanish Guitar Music” on Wed., July 17, from 7-8pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 W Center St, Whitewater). Space is limited, so plan to … Continue reading

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Celebrate July 4! Library hours, local events

It’s almost July 4th! How will you celebrate? Andersen Library will close at 4:30pm on Wed., July 3rd, and the Library is closed on Thurs., July 4th. Then it’s back to normal summer session hours as of 7:30 a.m. on … Continue reading

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Andersen Library summer session hours

If you need a great place to study, write, etc., this summer, come to Andersen Library! During summer sessions (May 28-August 17, 2019) the Library’s hours are: M-TH: 7:30am-8pm F: 7:30am-4:30pm Sat: CLOSED Sun: 1-5pm Exceptions: The Library will close … Continue reading

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Library exam, break hours

Andersen Library hours for exam study: Mon.-Thurs., May 13-16: 7:30am – 2am Fri., May 17*: 7:30am – 10pm Sat., May 18: 10am – 6pm Sun., May 19: 11am – 8pm Mon.-Tues., May 20-21: 7:30am – 4:30pm Spring-Summer Break hours (May … Continue reading

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Trepanation

Have you or someone you know ever said, “I need that like I need another hole in my head!” or something similar? Well, at times some people have thought they or others need an actual hole created in their heads. … Continue reading

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