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Outreach Events

Instructional Services Outreach Events (2010-2012)


Empty Bowls workshops

  • Hosted bowl-making workshop, then bowl-glazing workshop 2 weeks later

  • January 2012

    • Bowl making workshop

      • Made 67 bowls

    • Bowl glazing workshop

      • Glazed about 50 bowls

  • October 2012

    • Produced around the same number of bowls, maybe slightly more


Friday Night Live @ the library

  • Feb. 3 – Plaid Rabbit

    • I counted about 20 people around 7pm

    • Lorene estimated about 40 people at peak (I was away eating dinner)

  • Mar. 9 – Planned & funded by Stay West Weekend committee, tied in with FNL

  • Apr. 6 – Lisdonnvarna

    • Around 10-15 attendees

    • Forgot to factor in Good Friday


Final Exam Week snacks

  • Fall 2011

    • Did not keep a good count, estimate 200-250 on Sunday, dwindling to maybe 100 on Thursday

  • Spring 2012

    • Sunday: Housing & Residence Life, sponsor, did not get count

    • Monday: School of Nursing, sponsor, 215 students

    • Tuesday: SGA, sponsor, 240 students

    • Wednesday: Distance Ed & UWG Online, sponsor, 220 students

    • Thursday: Housing & Residence Life, sponsor, 173 students

  • Fall 2012

    • Sunday: No sponsor, paid for by the library. 223 students.

    • Monday: Counseling and Career Development, sponsor, 233 students

    • Tuesday: SGA, sponsor, 195 students

    • Wednesday: Housing & Residence Life, sponsor, 250 students

    • Thursday: Library, used SAFBA funds, 129 students


“Amazing Library Race”

  • Aug. 23

  • Part of I-20 Passport program, total flop

  • 3 people did the scavenger hunt


National Novel Writing Month

  • Partnered with UWG Writing Center to do a kickoff party & “write-ins”

  • Apx. 20 people attended kickoff party on Nov. 1


Safe Treat

  • Participated Oct. 2011, handed out full box of library magnets (250)


Public History research showcase

  • Worked with Ann McCleary, Dusty Dye, and Keith Hebert to help plan their annual research showcase

  • Waiting for their tally of attendees


Student Activity Panel

  • Held one meeting, March 7, with a second meeting planned in April

  • 4 students attended first meeting, lots of great feedback!


Preview Days

  • Varying numbers, based on how the event is organized


Orientations

  • RA orientation (housing & res. life), Aug. 10

  • Parents’ Orientations – Jessica handled most of these


Outreach to local high schools

  • Met with Anne Graner to discuss resources available to International Baccalaureate students at Carrollton High School

  • Library intro & basic instruction session to a group of 6 homeschooled students taking a class with Shana Wegner