Category Archives: education

Flashback Friday: Banned Books Week

Happy Banned Books Week! For those who may be unfamiliar, Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Established in 1982, “Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, … Continue reading

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Go Big: Big Read at the Andersen Library

As we proceed through April, the Big Read continues its strong presence here at the Andersen Library! This month long event, created in partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Arts Midwest, encourages communities to come together and … Continue reading

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6th Annual Stuffed Animal Sleepover: Dancing with Dinosaurs

Did you recently notice a few extra little children and stuffed animals in the Library? Did a disco ball catch your eye when you were trying to study? It’s no surprise! Twenty-five children from ages 2 to 9 years visited Andersen Library … Continue reading

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Whitewater is Money Smart

Money Smart Week 2018 is almost upon us! We all know money does not come with instructions, unfortunately, so let us help you out! No sales pitches, no hidden agendas, no scary jargon — just straightforward help to empower you … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 13, 2018

Bees: A Honeyed History by Piotr Socha; text by Wojciech Grajkowski E Soc Curriculum Collection, Easy Books, 2nd floor Don’t let the stunned bee expressions mislead; this oversized picture book provides scientifically sound descriptions of beehavior supported by engaging scientific … Continue reading

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Stories Have Power at the Andersen Library

Black History Month is a great reminder that stories have power. To celebrate Black History Month, the Andersen Library has three “Stories Have Power” displays depicting the power of story through the lens of film, literature, and the Black Student … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 19, 2017

Wordplay: a Toon Book Written & Illustrated by Ivan Brunetti Curriculum Collection, E Bru Easy Books, 2nd floor When the weather outside over winter break is too wintry – or not wintry enough – to hit the sledding hill with … Continue reading

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Homecoming Story Time for Fledgling Warhawks: Friday, Nov. 3

Warhawk children ages 0-5, their siblings and caregivers are invited to a special Homecoming story time at Andersen Library. Enjoy stories, songs, and a craft that is perfect for a parade and for making noise at a football game. Brings … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 4, 2017

Ozobot Bit Starter Pack By Evollve, Inc. TJ211.2.O9 2016 Curriculum Collection, Teaching Tools, 2nd floor If you have never tried to code before, the Teaching Tools collection at Andersen Library has little robots to help you get started – Ozobot … Continue reading

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Warhawk Book Talks – April & May

  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! Alvaro Taveira, Euphoria; Stiff Laura Porterfield, … Continue reading

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