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May 8, 2013

UW Gardening Day at Steenbock Library

Librarians at Steenbock Memorial Library are participating in this year’s UW Family Gardening Day on May 11 on the UW-Madison campus.  The annual showcase of gardening ideas runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the university’s D.C. Smith Instructional Greenhouses and Allen Centennial Gardens. Steenbock Library, which is located between the two gardens, invites […]

April 23, 2013

Undergraduate Research Award Winners Announced

Each year, College Library invites students to apply for its annual Undergraduate Library Research Awards as part of the Undergraduate Symposium. The awards celebrate excellence and creativity in using the library to complete an undergraduate research project, and winners receive cash prizes for their work.  The submission process included meeting with librarians Kelli Keclik  at […]

April 15, 2013

Dogs on Call at Steenbock Library for National Library Week

In celebration of National Library Week (April 14-20), Steenbock Library plans to host the delightful community of canines from Dogs on Call for a study break on Tuesday, April 16 from 6:30-8:00 PM! Dogs on Call is a local member of Pet Partners–an organization devoted to improving human health through the existing bond between people […]

March 22, 2013

Undergraduate Research Awards Deadline is April 5th!

College Library, in conjunction with the Undergraduate Symposium, invites students to apply for its annual Undergraduate Library Research Awards. The awards celebrate excellence and creativity in using the library to complete an undergraduate research project. (Examples may include a literature review for a lab study, the use of primary sources in a historical research paper, […]

March 12, 2013

Library of the Month: Steenbock Memorial Library

Steenbock Memorial Library is our Library of the Month for March!  It got its start over 100 years ago, when Professor Stephen Babcock (the pioneering dairy scientist for whom the Babcock Dairy is named) donated his first salary check to help found a library for the University of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture. The library settled […]

January 25, 2013

Charity Knitting at Steenbock Memorial Library will continue!

Back in November, we shared the news about Steenbock Library’s lunchtime charity knitting program which supports Warm Up America, a non-profit that provides blankets for people in need.  Now, we’re delighted to share the news that the lunchtime Knitting Social at Steenbock  will continue into the spring semester! The group attracts more than 20 knitters […]

January 17, 2013

The Little Free Library at Steenbock

It’s a library within a library! Little Free Library No. 4206 now lives at the entrance of Steenbock Memorial Library. The 3-foot-tall structure resembles a barn to reflect Steenbock’s agriculture collection, which was built by Tom Hanson, husband of Steenbock reference librarian Jean Ruenger-Hanson. Steenbock staff unveiled the Little Free Library on December 19, and […]

November 12, 2012

Knitting for a cause at Steenbock Library

It’s a given that our campus libraries provide access to lots and lots of digital and print information. This fall, the kind staff at Steenbock Library are offering access to hands-on learning, too! Every Friday until December 14, students and staff are invited to the library to participate in a lunchtime knitting extravaganza. The events […]

November 1, 2012

International Games Day at Steenbock Library

Join thousands of game lovers all over the world this Saturday, November 3rd, for International Game Day @ Your Library. In UW-Madison’s case, that library is Steenbock, located at the corner of Babcock and Observatory. This Saturday, November 3, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Steenbock will have a gaming area on the library’s first […]

October 8, 2012

Explore your history at the University Archives

The Library of the Month for October is the University Archives! All month long the Libraries celebrate with stories, photos, fun facts, and more. Join us on Twitter and Facebook to learn more about the Library of the Month. Ever wondered how many sitting presidents have visited the UW-Madison campus? Or which buildings on campus […]

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