October First Friday Social at the Van Pelt and Opie Library

Faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to join the staff of the Van Pelt and Opie Library for the October First Friday University Social on Oct. 4, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Opie Reading Room.  Complimentary soda, beer and wine will be served along with some delicious food.

Visit with library staff and meet the newest members.  Learn about some of the library’s latest programs and services including the undergraduate information literacy program, Browzine, Digital Commons @Michigan Tech, the planned opening of the US Patents and Trademarks Resource Center and more.  Appreciate “People, Place and Time: Michigan’s Copper Country through the Lens of J. W. Nara.”  Talk or tour with the provost and library and IT leadership to celebrate the progress with the new workstations and student-centered furniture as they unfold throughout the library.

Very special advocates for the library have donated prizes for guests number 50 and 100: from Michigan Tech’s Athletics Department, two tickets for the Lazy Boy Lookout at an upcoming Huskies hockey game; and two tickets to a wonderful program at the Michigan Tech Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.  For more information, contact Emely Gaunt at 7-2500 or library@mtu.edu .

First Friday University Socials, started in 2006, provide a casual setting for members of the campus community to get together informally, share their work and other interests and get to know each other.  These informal gatherings can lead to more productive work relationships, an appreciation for diversity and a chance to meet some new friends.  Next month’s event on Nov. 1 will be sponsored by International Programs and Services. Find out more about sponsoring a social, what First Friday University Socials are and this year’s schedule online.

Published in Tech Today.