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UMass Amherst Libraries

UMass Amherst Libraries Outreach Series

Come here to learn about offerings to connect with others on campus!

UMass Amherst Libraries Outreach Series 2021-2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please check this page throughout the semester for event updates.

Please note that all attendees must comply with UMass Amherst's Current Guidance for Campus Events.

 

January 2022

 

Game Night: Bingo

Thursday, January 27, 7-8 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 3

Play Bingo at the Libraries for fun prizes!

 

February 2022

 

Regatta Workshop

Tuesday, February 1, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
UMass Amherst Makerspace

Join the UMass Amherst Makerspace for a workshop about how to build a model land yacht for use in the Libraries Outreach Series: Regatta on April 23!

 

Jewelry Workshop

Thursday, February 3, 7-8 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 3

Make jewelry with Annette!
Registration required; please register here.

 

Card Workshop 

Thursday, February 10, 7-8 p.m.
Science and Engineering Library, Learning Studio

Make some cards with librarian Ellen Lutz!
Registration required; please register here.

 

Paint Night

Thursday, February 17, 7-8 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, W. E. B. Du Bois Center, Floor 22

Paint with the Libraries!
Registration required; please register here.

 

Pokémon Go UMass!

Thursday, February 24, 7-8 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 3

Trainers! Join the Libraries for Pokémon bingo (with prizes!), TCG, and Pokémon Go lures set up at the Library stops.

 

March 2022

 

Oscars Night

Thursday, March 3, 7-8 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 3

Make a ~5 minute movie featuring the Libraries and premiere it at Oscars Night! Attendees will vote to see who takes home the awards. (Movies must be appropriate for general audiences.)
Submit your movie here by February 28, 2022.

 

Open Mic Night

Thursday, March 10, 7-8 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 3

Join the Libraries for an Open Mic Night.
Performers, please register here by March 3, 2022.

 

Craft Night

Thursday, March 24, 7-8 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 3

Join the Libraries and come make something!  We will have earrings, painting, and button makers.

 

Board Game Night

Thursday, March 31, 7-8 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 3

Play board games at the Libraries.

 

April 2022
 

Anime Movie Night

Thursday, April 7, 7-10 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 3

Join the Libraries and the Anime and Manga Club for an anime movie night at the Libraries.

 

Bookstock: An A Cappella Concert

Tuesday, April 12, 7-9 p.m.
Student Union, Black Box Theater

Join the Libraries for an a cappella concert featuring UMass Amherst a cappella groups!

 

Regatta

NEW DATE: Thursday, April 21, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Deck

Race a model land yacht in the Du Bois Library wind tunnel! Use the campus makerspaces throughout the school year to build yours prior to the event. A limited amount of pre-made model land yachts will also be available to borrow.

If you plan on attending, please register here: https://forms.gle/edkvzd2oMdeqZifm7

 

RSO Game Night

Thursday, April 21, 7-8 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 3

Play some games with RSOs like the Card Game Club and the Tabletop RPG Club.

 

Superhero Bingo

Thursday, April 28, 7-8 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 3

A superhero-themed Bingo.

 

May 2022

 

Star Wars Day

Wednesday, May 4, 7-8 p.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 3

Star Wars activities, trivia, and prizes!

 

Finals Fun

Thursday, May 5-Thursday, May 12
W. E. B. Du Bois Library and Science and Engineering Library

Relax and recharge during finals!
More details to follow.