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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Waldo Library to be Open 24 Hours a Day

Good news before Finals Week! Western Student Association (WSA) and University Libraries are partnering to open Waldo Library 24 hours a day, beginning 8 a.m., Wednesday, April 20 through midnight, Thursday, April 28.

With WSA’s financial support, Waldo Library will be open 24 hours during the crucial busy period before and during Finals Week. The Circulation Desk service will be available until 3 a.m. only. The self-service checkout kiosk is always available.

As a safety precaution during this 8 day, 24-hours a day period, a WMU Bronco NetID card is required to swipe in at the Waldo Library front door to enter from 11 p.m. till 8 a.m. each day.

University Libraries is excited to partner with the WSA in this pilot project focused toward student success. This pilot will be evaluated for future planning purposes.

There are also extended hours at the Swain Education Library in Sangren Hall: Monday through Wednesday, April 25 - 27, 9 a.m. to midnight

If you have any questions, please call the Waldo Library information desk at (269) 387-5059.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Diverse Events Happening in Living the Arts in the Libraries at WMU

Jazz ensemble with student poetry, Lunchtime Open Mic for your poetry, coloring pages for a study break, international student poetry exhibit can all be enjoyed April 1 at Waldo Library. University Libraries celebration of National Poetry Month has a wide array of events in the libraries and was expanded this year to include more of the arts through March and April. A full listing of events with schedule is in the libguide section of the website:

All are open to the public. The Jazz ensemble at 3 pm, April 1 is in the third floor Meader Room, Waldo, consists of the Luscombe Collaboration Ensemble with student poets. Refreshments.

Recent events include 3 great a cappella melodies from the Collegiate Singers in the Upjohn Rotunda of Waldo, Japanese Poetry Games, and Tales Told in Beowulf lecture with Rare Book Room Beowulf  collection exhibit all in collaboration with WMU groups.