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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 Fall 2022

All events will be at the W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 2, starting at 7:00 p.m.

Please check this page throughout the semester for event updates.

 

September 2022

 

Game Night: Classic Bingo

Thursday, September 8, 7-8 p.m.

Play Bingo at the Libraries for fun prizes!

 

Craft Night: Button Making

Thursday, September 15, 7-8 p.m.

Come make some buttons for yourself or friends!

 

Craft Night: Book-Themed Earrings

Thursday, September 22, 7-8 p.m.

Come the Libraries to make a pair of book-themed earrings!

Register here! Supplies are limited.

 

Game Night: Nostalgia Bingo (2010s)

Thursday, September 29, 7-8 p.m.

Play Bingo at the Libraries for fun prizes!

 

October 2022

 

Craft Night: Door Decorations

Thursday, October 6, 7-8 p.m.

Come to the Libraries to decorate something for your door!

Register here!  Supplies are limited.

 

Game Night: Board and Lawn Games

Thursday, October 13, 7-8 p.m.

Play some games and relax at the Libraries!

 

Lip Sync Battle

Thursday, October 20, 7-8 p.m.

Come show off your talent and possibly win prizes!

Please register here by October 10 if you want to perform.

You do not need to register to come.

 

Halloween Party: Dancing, Costume Contest, and Magic Show

Thursday, October 27, 7-8 p.m.

Celebrate Halloween with a costume contest, magic show, and lots of dancing!

November 2022 

 

Craft Night: Mini (Electric Tealight) Lanterns

Thursday, November 3, 7-8 p.m.

Come decorate a fall (electric tealight) lantern for your room!

Register here!  Supplies limited.

 

Game Night: Nostalgia Trivia (2010s)

Thursday, November 10, 7-8 p.m.

Play Trivia at the Libraries for fun prizes!

 

Open Mic Night

Thursday, November 17, 7-8 p.m.

Join the Libraries for an Open Mic Night.

Performers, please register here by November 1, 2022.

December 2022

 

Craft Night: Card Making

Thursday, December 1, 7-8 p.m.

Make some cards with librarian Ellen Lutz!

Register here! Supplies are limited.

 

Craft Night: Painting 3D Prints

Thursday, December 8, 7-8 p.m.

Paint a winter-themed 3D printed item!

Registration here! Supplies are limited.

UMass Amherst Libraries Outreach Series Spring 2023

All events will be at the W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Floor 2, starting at 7:00 p.m.

Please check this page throughout the semester for event updates.

February 2023

 

Craft Night: Valentine’s Day Craft

Thursday, February 9, 7-8 p.m.

Come make a Valentine's Day craft at the Libraries!

Register here!  Supplies limited.

 

Game Night: Campus-Themed Bingo

Thursday, February 16, 7-8 p.m.

Play Bingo at the Libraries for fun prizes!

 

Craft Night: Button Making

Thursday, February 23, 7-8 p.m.

Come make some buttons for yourself or friends!

 

March 2023

 

Craft Night: Pokémon Terrarium

Thursday, March 2, 7-8 p.m.

Come to the Libraries to make a mini Pokémon Terrarium.

Register here!  Supplies limited.

 

Open Mic Night

Thursday, March 9, 7-8 p.m.

Join the Libraries for an Open Mic Night!

Performers, please register here by April 25, 2023.

 

SPRING BREAK

No Libraries Outreach Series on Thursday, March 16

 

Oscars Night

Thursday, March 23, 7-8 p.m.

Make a movie up to 5 minutes in length, featuring campus in some way, that will then be shown on Oscars Night at the Libraries and voted on by the audience. Be as creative as you like. Movies must be appropriate for a general audience. Feel free to dress up for the event.

Upload your movies here by Friday, March 10.

 

Lip Sync Battle

Thursday, March 30, 7-8 p.m.

Come show off your talent and possibly win prizes!

Please register here by March 10 if you want to perform.

You do not need to register to come.

 

April 2023

 

Craft Night: Plants!

Thursday, April 6, 7-8 p.m.

Come to the Libraries, decorate a planter pot, and plant some seeds!

Register here!  Supplies limited.

 

Craft Night: Card Making

Thursday, April 13, 7-8 p.m.

Make some cards with librarian Ellen Lutz!

Register here! Supplies are limited.

 

BOOKSTOCK!

Thursday, April 20, 7-8 p.m.

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

 

Game Night: Board Games

Thursday, April 27, 7-8 p.m.

Come to the Libraries and play some games!

 

May 2023

 

Star Wars Day!

Thursday, May 4, 7-8 p.m.

Come to the Libraries and play Star Wars trivia for prizes!

 

Craft Night: Silly Putty

Thursday, May 11, 7-8 p.m.

Come and make some silly putty! Great stress reliever!

Register here! Supplies limited.