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  • Waldo Library's lower level construction continues

    The lower level of Waldo Library is getting a much-needed refresh this fall as crews install new carpet, ceiling tiles and energy-efficient lighting.

  • Swain Library reopens for student study

    WMU students will have one more study spot on campus this fall. Swain Library will reopen on Aug. 31 for open study and academic programming.

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  • Video of Student exhibits at Waldo Library

    From record makers to record breakers

    Eight WMU students have created exhibits using artifacts from the Libraries' collections that highlight the people and places of WMU, Kalamazoo and more. Stop by Waldo Library this summer and check out the exhibits in the rotunda area on the second and third floors.

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  • Sept. 28, 2022—Western Michigan University Libraries awarded two scholarships to library student employees this fall. Leah Latumaerissa and Luke Halladay received $1,000 scholarships to support their academic journey.

Upcoming events

Scholarly Success Skills for Graduate Students Series

Date: Oct. 6
Time: noon
Location: Online and in-person at Waldo Library

Attend a Scholarly Success Skills workshop and discover the tools and skills you need to succeed as a graduate student. From data visualization to reviewing the literature to preparing for human subject research, these free workshops help you build the skills you need for your research and future careers.

Historic Walking Tour: South Street Historic District

Date: Oct. 7
Time: 8:00am
Location: Meet at Gazelle Sports

Get active this summer and learn about Kalamazoo history and the South Street Historic District during this walking tour with regional history curator Lynn Houghton.

Academic Adulting Series

Date: Oct. 10
Time: 2:00pm
Location: In-person at Waldo Library and online

Make your academic life easier and sign up for an Academic Adulting workshop! Learn skills and discover tools that will save you time and stress when working on your assignments. All workshops are eligible for WMU Signature or SPuRs credit.