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Friday Fun: Popular magazine cover articles

Here’s a fun and enlightening thing to do from time to time: Peruse the covers of popular magazines on Andersen Library’s main (2nd) floor to see what the current topics of interest are! Here’s a sampling: “What is genius?” (National … Continue reading

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Warhawk Book Talks – Jan.

Ever wonder what your faculty or colleagues are reading? Here’s your chance to find out! Warhawk Book Talks is a series where professors, staff, and students at UW-W talk about their favorite books! Daniel Holly, Dune Todd Loushine, Motivation & … Continue reading

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover Success!

Did you notice little children and stuffed animals in the library this past weekend? Us too! Twenty-nine children from ages 11-months to 7-years visited Andersen Library on April 8, 2016 to participate in the library’s fourth Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover … Continue reading

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Animals taking Earth back: summer thrills

There are so many choices if you want to read or view something ridiculous about scary critters this summer! I recently saw the latest Jurassic flick, which did not disappoint because I’m a sucker for a huge dinosaur lowering its … Continue reading

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“Into the North” with Luis Urrea

Luis Alberto Urea, author of Into the beautiful north and professor in the English Department at the University of Illinois-Chicago, will provide the final Fall 2014 Contemporary Issues Lecture on Mon., Dec. 1, at 7pm in the Young Auditorium. Andersen … Continue reading

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Mealtime Music on Thursdays

Looking for a place to enjoy lunch outside? Maybe with a little music, too? Mmmmm…like a mini-vacation in the middle of your day! On Thursdays in July, from 11:30am-12:45pm, eat while sitting on the lawn of the Cultural Arts Center … Continue reading

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Patricia Cornwell – summer reading

Bestselling crime novelist Patricia Cornwell, creator of crime-solving medical examiner Kay Scarpetta, was born on June 9th in 1956. Looking for a few good books to read? Do you like CSI? Try her novels! Search Research@UWW for a list of … Continue reading

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Stuffed Animals at the Library?

On April 11, children and their favorite stuffed animals occupied the Andersen Library for the 2nd Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover. The event kicked off with the children (helped by parents and volunteers) creating unique nametags for their animal best friends. … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: L’Amour and Patterson

Well, it’s almost Spring Break–Did you check out some fun stuff to read? Did you know that on March 22, both James Patterson and Louis L’Amour were born (in 1947 and 1908, respectively)? Both authors provide lots of fun titles … Continue reading

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Read Across America Day

Every year many libraries and schools celebrate reading on Read Across America Day, usually held on Dr. Seuss‘s birthday (Mar. 2), except that’s Sunday this year, so we’re celebrating on March 3! But why wait until Monday? Read some good … Continue reading

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