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  • March 16th, 2018

    Over spring break College Library will be open fewer hours. Beginning Friday, March 13, and continuing through Saturday, March 31, the library will close at 6pm on Fridays, Saturdays, and […]

  • March 16th, 2018

    For the 6th year in a row, the UW-Madison Libraries are hosting a 64 book bracket to mimic the NCAA basketball tournament. Voting for favorites titles begins on March 15 and twice […]

  • February 12th, 2018

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, College Library has set-up a Valentine-Making Station on the first floor of the library. Stocked with construction paper, heart stickers, paper doilies, colored pens, […]

  • January 22nd, 2018

    College Library would like to extend a heartfelt welcome to Alison Oestreicher who started as the new Overnight Supervisor in November 2017. In this role, she is responsible for library security […]

  • January 22nd, 2018

    Expanding upon its new partnership with the Division of Student Life, Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR), for the first time College Library hosted January SOAR for transfer students and those […]

  • December 22nd, 2017

    With the end of finals on Thursday, Dec. 21, College Library closes at 6 p.m. and begins its winter interim hours. Until the start of the spring semester, the library […]

  • December 13th, 2017

    The Division of Student Life is partnering with UW Transportation Services and College Library to provide a pilot shuttle service that will run between the library and all University Residence Halls to offer students 24 hours of safe […]

  • December 10th, 2017

    College Library has a long tradition of providing stress-relief activities during the last few weeks of the semester. The library is open 24/7 beginning December 4 and staff are committed […]

  • December 7th, 2017

    Every semester, College Library staff acknowledge the efforts of the library’s student assistants with a celebration and lots of pizza. They also use the occasion to highlight the exceptional efforts […]

  • December 6th, 2017

    At College Library’s all-staff meeting in September, staff received a training from the Office of Sustainability Green Office interns. At that training, both students and permanent staff learned about the […]

  • November 21st, 2017

    College Library now circulates two button-makers, one which makes 1-inch buttons, while the other produces 2¼-inch versions. Purchased for finals events, the button-makers proved to be very popular and the […]

  • November 15th, 2017

    In October of this year the bookshelves holding the Gaus Collection in Room 2191 unexpectedly collapsed. Since all of the items had to be moved while the shelving was repaired, […]

  • November 13th, 2017

    The Computer Lab at College Library recently added a number of iPad Pros to the range of equipment which circulates from the desk in Room 2250. According to Jay Ray, the […]

  • November 3rd, 2017

    Students had the chance to position themselves (literally) within an iconic image of the University of Wisconsin at the #StudyStrong Academic Resource Fair in September. Participants who visited the Retro […]

  • October 5th, 2017

    The Gender & Women’s Studies Collection at College Library will soon feature over a dozen new titles. These books’ topics range from studies of gender identities to memoirs of LGBT […]