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UMass Amherst Libraries Outreach Series

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

UMass Amherst Libraries Events for Spring 2021

UMass Amherst Libraries and New Student Orientation's Get Your Game On Spring 2021

Wednesday, February 3, 7-8 p.m.

Come and connect with other students while playing either Trivia, Pictionary, or Bingo!

Register: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrcuusrzIpGtdjTDiO7Lv-sXnored2_ZkH

What to expect: Game nights can be a great way to connect with other students; these are best when people are able to use their video and microphone.  

 

Card Making for Valentine's Day

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

Come and learn how to make cards for friends and family with Health Sciences Librarian Ellen Lutz.

Register: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpf-GqrDkvHtC9D3aA8vroT3LgEifM2_hL

 

Game Night: Choose Your Own Adventure! Trivia or Pictionary

Thursday, February 18, 7-8 p.m.

Register: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpdOmrrDorG9wCmb2coOAyZZ3CgrKiwBNm

What to expect: Game nights can be a great way to connect with other students, these are best when people are able to use their video and microphone.  

 

Paws Program
(Co-sponsored by the Center for Health Promotion and the Libraries)

Wednesday, February 24, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries and the Peer Health Educators for a virtual event with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs!
Register (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.): https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MTvRdEsrTJaHlU1kqRnr5w
Register (7-8 p.m.): https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FKPZuiNWRJ64901sfONLIw

More information on the Paws Program: https://www.umass.edu/studentlife/chp/paws-program

 

Game Night: Pokémon Trivia

Thursday, February 25, 7-8 p.m.

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries for a fun evening of Trivia on Zoom celebrating 25 years of Pokémon! We will have some 3D printed prizes from our Digital Media Lab. Costumes encouraged!

Register: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIoce6oqTwiEt3BL0ujOUz-n8q9a7SXNTmV

What to expect: Game nights can be a great way to connect with other students; these are best when people are able to use their video and microphone.  

 

Drum Concert

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

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries for a LIVE Rock and Metal request show. If you like bands like Journey, Styx, Iron Maiden, and Metallica, this is your event!

Register: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwrduuoqjspGtLDwVP8NM9jyJKJwxpCaxvm

 

Yoga

Thursday, March 11, 5-6 p.m.

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries and the Yoga and Meditation Club for "Yoga for Success" with the Isha Foundation.

Yoga for Success: How successful you are in life simply depends on how well you can use your mind and body. This session offers simple, but powerful yoga postures to bring stability and balance.

Benefits:

  • Can improve memory, concentration, and mental clarity
  • Can relieve stress and anxiety
  • Strengthens the spine

Register: http://isha.us/yoga-for-umass

 

Game Night: Disney Trivia

Thursday, March 18, 7-8 p.m.

Register: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcvc-CpqTIqHdGotJCs5WgRMwIcvE8Rlx5D

What to expect: Game nights can be a great way to connect with other students; these are best when people are able to use their video and microphone.  

 

Pet Show and Tell with Special Guest @goodboyoncampus!

Thursday, March 25, 7-8 p.m.

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries for a show and tell featuring your pets, with special guest AJ (@goodboyoncampus)!

Register: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0vcOGqqDsuHNLycZE6ZNhHcIfVZDWB8k4w

 

 

Edible Book Festival

Thursday, April 1

This festival has been celebrated internationally on or around April 1 since 2000 in commemoration of the birthday of gastronome and author Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

This year's Edible Book Festival will take place virtually. All members of the Five College community are invited to submit photos of their edible book-inspired creations by March 30, 2021 to the new entry form (link below). Photos of each person's entry will be displayed in an online gallery. An online voting form will be made available on April 1, 2021.

Entry form and more information: https://www.library.umass.edu/events/edible-book-festival/

 

Game Night Pictionary

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

Register: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIodeGrqTMsH90gUuJDuHLOi2uDC19yxA78

What to expect: Game nights can be a great way to connect with other students, these are best when people are able to use their video and microphone.  

 

Paws Program
(Co-sponsored by the Center for Health Promotion and the Libraries)

Wednesday, April 14, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries and the Peer Health Educators for a virtual event with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs!
Register (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.): https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Da8NaS9sTdyQGF-RmNnsnA
Register (7-8 p.m.): https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_anb8W1qhTCynNgirViWNGg

More information on the Paws Program: https://www.umass.edu/studentlife/chp/paws-program

 

Bookstock: A Cappella Concert

Thursday, April 15, 7-8pm

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

Registration Link: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMsdeyprT4rEtd-xHtJ5ZCAYUEO3Ujq7sUw

 

 

Open Mic Night

April 22, 7pm-8pm

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries for an Open Mic Night.

Register (Attendees): https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUlfu6vqzwrH91Va0vByv9Jz3ogOe_4c173

Register (Performers): https://forms.gle/ppYLgSVN63mgxQwZ6

 

Game Night: Superhero Trivia

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

Register: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpd-6rrDItH92CdT7vIkW1CsJgjsXtE9hk

What to expect: Game nights can be a great way to connect with other students; these are best when people are able to use their video and microphone.  

 

Game Night: Star Wars Day

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

Join the UMass Amherst Libraries for a fun evening of Trivia on Zoom celebrating Star Wars Day! We will have 3D printed prizes from our Digital Media Lab. Costumes encouraged!

Register: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvf-CvqzkqGNUFaiqMY_gpAUM1q46Z_C_5

What to expect: Game nights can be a great way to connect with other students; these are best when people are able to use their video and microphone.  

 

Connect and Engage  LAST ONE IS MAY 7TH

Every Friday, 12:00PM-1:00PM EST, Via ZOOM Meeting ID 962 9548 8989

Want to chat, vent, brag about an accomplishment, and/or connect with someone from the UMass community? 

Hosted by the purplehairlibrarian@umass.edu

Annette M. Vadnais

UMass Alumna '99, First-Gen 

 

We want your suggestions!

If you have any ideas of events that you would like to see the UMass Amherst Libraries host for students, please let us know!

Events for Spring 2021

All UMass Amherst Libraries events are open to all 5-College students with their school email ending in .edu.

*Events may be added or changed. Please check this LibGuide throughout the semester!

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