Now, here’s a creative idea for the valentine season… The Cofrin Library is encouraging you to pick up a blind date…with a book! The books are wrapped so you won’t be able to judge a book by its cover. Simply read the book’s “personal ad” to decide which item you want to check out. Then […]
The stress-busting therapy dogs were back at the Cofrin Library Wednesday (Dec. 17), continuing an enjoyable winter finals-week tradition that lets students take a fun and furry study break. About a dozen dogs from the Packerland Kennel Club lapped up the attention while defusing students’ stress from 3:30-5 p.m. on the library’s fourth floor. Click […]
Word has been received that Andy (Andrew R.) Zinkl passed away in September at a rehabilitation center in Milwaukee at the age of 73. Zinkl joined the staff of the University Library at UW-Green Bay in 1974 and served as a reference librarian for nearly 25 years, retiring in 1997. He was active in the […]
The Cofrin Library is once again partnering with the Friends of the Brown County Library on the annual Give-a-Kid-a-Book drive. Please consider donating a new board book, bilingual book, beginning reader, teen novel, or your childhood favorite. Your donations make an impact for thousands of children from low-income families in our community. Drop off new, […]
The staff of the Cofrin Library invites any and all who are interested to a round of candidate presentations as they search for two Research and Instruction Librarians. Candidates will present a mock information literacy session in room CL304. Candidates and their 45-minute sessions are scheduled as follows: Erica Grunseth, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 11:45 a.m. […]
The Cofrin Library is planning one of its big book sales again, this time Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 21 and 22, from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. both days on the first floor of the Library. (New location in one of the first-floor alcoves along the high-traffic main concourse.) All books are $1.
Marlys Brunsting passed away Sept. 22 after a long and valiant battle with cancer. She worked 17 years for UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library — first as an interim circulation supervisor, a part-time reference librarian and then as the full-time coordinator of library automation — before accepting the position of library director at UW-Stout. She was […]
Putting to rest the stale notion that libraries are always quiet and serious, and that the primary job of any librarian is to say “Shhhhhhhh.”… the award-winning Cofrin Library hosted more than 600 students Thursday evening (Sept. 10) for the annual, informal and engaging open house, Bash in the Stacks.
Putting to rest the stale notion that modern libraries are always quiet and serious — the award-winning Cofrin Library hosted more than 600 students Thursday evening (Sept. 10) for its annual, informal open house, Bash in the Stacks. The library was at full staff, with help from Student Ambassadors and a few other staff members […]
Be aware that the Cofrin Library will host, from 8 to 11 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Sept. 10), the annual Bash in the Stacks event featuring food, games, crafts, prizes, music, Nerf Tag, mini golf, and the taping of a mash-up video montage for students and the young of heart. It’s fun, helps orient newcomers to […]