Author Archives: Barbara

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.

Mixed media art – exhibit, demonstrations

The Whitewater Arts Alliance (WAA) will host an exhibit called “Making Magic with Mixed Media” at the Cultural Arts Center (402 West Main Street, Whitewater) from Thurs, Aug 2-Sun, Aug 26. The gallery is open from noon-5pm on Thursdays-Sundays (closed … Continue reading

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July fun @ Whitewater’s public library

The Irvin L Young Memorial Library, Whitewater’s public library (431 W Center St), is providing some fun and free summer events in July! No registration required. Mark your calendars: Thurs., July 12, 4pm: Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular Comedy Show – … 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 be open until 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3rd, but the Library is closed on Wed., July 4th. Then it’s back to normal summer session hours as of 7:30 … Continue reading

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Summer Concert Series

The campus is hosting a free Summer Concert Series on the Wyman Mall (on the west side of Andersen Library) as part of its Sesquicentennial celebration! Bring your picnic (no carry-in of alcohol) or purchase food and beverages at the … Continue reading

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Summer fun: June events @ Irvin L Young Memorial Library

The Irvin L Young Memorial Library, Whitewater’s public library (431 W Center St), is providing some fun and free summer events! No registration required. Mark your calendars: Thurs., June 7, 6-7:30pm: State of Craft Beer – Matt Janzen, author of … Continue reading

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Andersen Library Summer Hours

PLEASE NOTE: There will be abatement on the Library’s 2nd/main floor on Friday, May 25, followed by carpeting work the next week. The Library’s entrance and Circulation service desk will be on 1st floor during this work. If you enter … Continue reading

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Library exam, break hours

Andersen Library hours for exam study: Mon.-Thurs., May 14-17: 7:30am – 2am Fri., May 18*: 7:30am – 6pm Sat., May 19: 10am – 6pm Sun., May 20: 11am – 8pm Mon.-Tues., May 21-22: 7:30am – 4:30pm Spring-Summer Break hours (May … Continue reading

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Hear the Wisconsin poet laureate

Karla Huston, Wisconsin’s 2017-18 Poet Laureate, will present some of her work on Thurs., Apr. 5th, at 5 p.m. in Laurentide in the 3rd-floor “living room area.” It’s a celebration of Poetry Month! There will be some refreshments (RSVP to … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2018! Library, Café hours

SPRING BREAK! Mmmmm, can you feel the sun and hear the surf? Andersen Library’s hours will be: Sat-Sun Mar 24-25: CLOSED Mon-Fri Mar 26-30: 8am-4:30pm Sat Mar 31: CLOSED Sun Apr 1: 3pm-2am The Food for Thought café is open … Continue reading

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Dr. Corey Davis talks about Fake News

Professor Corey Davis, Dept. of Communication, will talk about “’Fake News!’ Conjecture, Conspiracy and Consequences for American Democracy” at the next meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Whitewater Area (LWV) on Thurs., Mar. 15, at 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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