University Library

Welcome Week @ the University Library

 

Join us in the University Library for a week of fun events! These events highlight the variety of library services we offer, and the enjoyable events held in the library during the school year. We will be celebrating the Library’s Welcome Week from September 10, 2018 to September 14, 2018. Check out event updates and reminders on the University Library Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Back to School Book Sale

9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Outside the Library

Be sure and stop by for a great bargain.

Hardbacks are $2 and Paperbacks are $1

Library Tour

11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: First Floor of Library

Come learn about the different resources and services the library has to offer. Meet at the Concierge Desk (next to Starbucks). Register Today!

Library Club Recruitment

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Outside the Library

Learn how to become involved in the Library Club. Fun events, tours, and activities are planned throughout the year.

Mario Kart Tournament

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Knowledge Center

Do you want to show off your cool gaming skills and win some prizes? The University Library has the game for you; we are holding a Mario Kart Tournament every day in Welcome Week. We guarantee the first 16 a slot, but you can still sign up for standby if there are last-minute dropouts. Sign up for the Monday Tournament Here!

Button Making

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Knowledge Center

The University Library encourages the creative side in all of us, we are proud to bring back Button Making for Welcome Week 2018. Create new and inspiring designs to make gorgeous pinback buttons. Are you not artistically inclined? We have premade buttons designs to color. Sign up for Button Making Now!

Nintendo Switch Free Play

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Knowledge Center

The University Library is home to many awesome multiplayer Nintendo Switch games, we have Mario Kart, Pokkén, ARMS, and 1-2 Switch. Join in on the current game, or wait for the next slot to open up for some fun! Let us know if you are interested!

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Kick Start Your Academic Success

12:15pm - 12:45pm
Location: Knowledge Center

Join us for a 30-minute round-table discussion and learn about your library. Library staff will present a short overview on various topics in small groups. The speakers will move from table-to-table every 5-7 minutes. You will learn about how to contact your subject librarian for research help, using One Search, and finding primary sources with an overview of Special Collections.

  • "What Your Subject Librarian Can Do For You: Research Help, Campus Information, and More" - Paul Hottinger, Engineering Librarian
  • "Maximizing One Search: The Libraries Search Engine" –Freda Lin, Science and Agriculture Librarian
  • "Overview of Special Collections and Finding Primary Sources" – Katie Richardson, Head of Special Collections and Archives

Light refreshments will be served

Mario Kart Tournament

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Location: Knowledge Center

Do you want to show off your cool gaming skills and win some prizes? The University Library has the game for you; we are holding a Mario Kart Tournament every day in Welcome Week. We guarantee the first 16 a slot, but you can still sign up for standby if there are last-minute dropouts. Sign up for the Tuesday Tournament Here!

Button Making

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Location: Knowledge Center

The University Library encourages the creative side in all of us, we are proud to bring back Button Making for Welcome Week 2018. Create new and inspiring designs to make gorgeous pinback buttons. Are you not artistically inclined? We have premade buttons designs to color. Sign up for Button Making Now!

Nintendo Switch Free Play

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Knowledge Center

The University Library is home to many awesome multiplayer Nintendo Switch games, we have Mario Kart, Pokkén, ARMS, and 1-2 Switch. Join in on the current game, or wait for the next slot to open up for some fun! Let us know if you are interested!

Exhibit Tour: Miniature Menageries

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Library, Ground Level next to Starbucks

Assistant Archivist Elizabeth Hernandez will walk attendees through the latest exhibition in the W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Library which explores the history of Hagen-Renaker, Inc., a local company that has been creating ceramic figurines since 1945.

Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Meet Your Librarian

10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Knowledge Center

Stop by the Knowledge Center to meet your Librarian. Each major has a dedicated librarian who can help you with your assignments, research needs and more, so make sure you know who that person is. We'll also be offering a fun fishing game for prizes!


  • Freda Lin (11:30am - 12:00pm) - Science and Agriculture Librarian
  • Julie Shen (10:00am - 11:00am) - Business and Computer Science Librarian
  • Jennifer Bidwell - Business Librarian
  • Paul Hottinger - Engineering Librarian
  • Sally Romero - Education, Apparel Merchandising and Management Librarian
  • Shonn Haren (11:00am - 12:00pm) - English, Geography, and Social Science Librarian
  • Brinna Pam Anan - Metadata Management Librarian
  • Donald Page (10:00am - 11:00am) - History, Political Science, Finance, Real Estate, and Law Librarian

Kick Start Your Academic Success

12:15pm - 12:45pm
Location: Knowledge Center

Join us for a 30-minute round-table discussion and learn about your library. Library staff will present a short overview on various topics in small groups. The speakers will move from table-to-table every 5-7 minutes. You will learn about how to use CSU+, searching Google Scholar, and how to print at the library.

  • "How to Get Books, Articles, and Other Media Using CSU + and Document Delivery" – Isela Vega, Head of Document Delivery
  • "How to Effectively Use Google Scholar For Your Research Needs" – Sally Romero, Education, Apparel Merchandising & Management Librarian
  • "Overview of Library Printing Capabilities" – Lore Gravino, Document Delivery
Light refreshments will be served.

Mario Kart Tournament

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Knowledge Center

Do you want to show off your cool gaming skills and win some prizes? The University Library has the game for you; we are holding a Mario Kart Tournament every day in Welcome Week. We guarantee the first 16 a slot, but you can still sign up for standby if there are last-minute dropouts. Sign up for the Wednesday Tournament Here!

Button Making

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Knowledge Center

The University Library encourages the creative side in all of us, we are proud to bring back Button Making for Welcome Week 2018. Create new and inspiring designs to make gorgeous pinback buttons. Are you not artistically inclined? We have premade buttons designs to color. Sign up for Button Making Now!

Nintendo Switch Free Play

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: Knowledge Center

The University Library is home to many awesome multiplayer Nintendo Switch games, we have Mario Kart, Pokkén, ARMS, and 1-2 Switch. Join in on the current game, or wait for the next slot to open up for some fun! Let us know if you are interested!

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Kick Start Your Academic Success

11:15am -11:45am
Location: Knowledge Center

Join us for a 30-minute round-table discussion and learn about your library. Library staff will present a short overview on various topics in small groups. The speakers will move from table-to-table every 5-7 minutes. You will learn about library basics (how to reserve a study room and checkout books), getting help off campus, and an overview of how to navigate the website.

  • "Library Basics: AKA How to Checkout Books, Reserve a Study Room, and More" – Larry Huizar, Head of Access Services
  • "How to Get Research Help Off Campus" – Jennifer Bidwell, Assistant Business Librarian
  • "Overview of the Library Website" – Alyssa Loera, Head of Digital Services and Technology

 Light refreshments will be served

MakMo Maker Mobile

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Outside the Library

Unleash your creativity with Keva Planks, Ozobots, and K-Nex. Don't forget to check out the 3D printer as well!

Mario Kart Tournament

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Knowledge Center

Do you want to show off your cool gaming skills and win some prizes? The University Library has the game for you; we are holding a Mario Kart Tournament every day in Welcome Week. We guarantee the first 16 a slot, but you can still sign up for standby if there are last-minute dropouts. Sign up for the Thursday Tournament Here!

Nintendo Switch Free Play

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Knowledge Center

The University Library is home to many awesome multiplayer Nintendo Switch games, we have Mario Kart, Pokkén, ARMS, and 1-2 Switch. Join in on the current game, or wait for the next slot to open up for some fun! Let us know if you are interested!

Meet Your Librarian

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Knowledge Center

Stop by the Knowledge Center to meet your Librarian. Each major has a dedicated librarian who can help you with your assignments, research needs and more, so make sure you know who that person is. We'll also be offering a fun fishing game for prizes!

  • Freda Lin (3:00pm - 4:00pm) - Science and Agriculture Librarian
  • Jennifer Bidwell - Business Librarian
  • Sally Romero (3:00pm - 4:00pm) - Education, Apparel Merchandising and Management Librarian
  • Paul Hottinger - Engineering Librarian
  • Alyssa Loera - Music and Theater Librarian
  • Katie Richardson - Head of Special Collections and Archives
  • Brinna Pam Anan - Metadata Management Librarian

Friday, September 14, 2018

Special Collections and Archives Open House

11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Special Collections & Archives (Room 4434)

All are invited to drop by and see highlights from CPP's history and rare treasures from our vast collecting areas.

Light refreshments will be served.

Mario Kart Tournament

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Location: Knowledge Center

Do you want to show off your cool gaming skills and win some prizes? The University Library has the game for you; we are holding a Mario Kart Tournament every day in Welcome Week. We guarantee the first 16 a slot, but you can still sign up for standby if there are last-minute dropouts. Sign up for the Friday Tournament Here!

Button Making

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Location: Knowledge Center

The University Library encourages the creative side in all of us, we are proud to bring back Button Making for Welcome Week 2018. Create new and inspiring designs to make gorgeous pinback buttons. Are you not artistically inclined? We have premade buttons designs to color. Sign up for Button Making Now!

Nintendo Switch Free Play

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Knowledge Center

The University Library is home to many awesome multiplayer Nintendo Switch games, we have Mario Kart, Pokkén, ARMS, and 1-2 Switch. Join in on the current game, or wait for the next slot to open up for some fun! Let us know if you are interested!

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