Whether you're taking summer classes or looking for a quiet place on campus to relax and unwind, Archer Library has a fantastic selection of summer reading books, including wonderful novels and short stories (wander through P-PQ-PR-PS (etc.) on the fourth floor). Sit back in one our comfortable chairs, take in the beautiful views and get … Continue reading Views From the Library – Soak Up the Summer Reading!
Thank you Swaraj Jaiswal for creating this beautiful drawing in the Archer Alcove… And check out Swaraj's Sketches YouTube channel. To experience this drawing just walk past the elevators on the main floor to discover the Archer Alcove. Take a break from studying and use this “chill zone” for colouring, creating art on chalk walls, … Continue reading Art in the Archer Alcove -4-
Libraries have a long and proud history of displaying artwork, often donated pieces and local art from the community. You may have noticed the previous blog post about the Riding Is Resistance exhibition opening reception, held in the Archway Exhibition Space. This is an amazing collection of works created by students of Scott Collegiate. For … Continue reading Views From the Library – Archer as an Art Gallery
Join us for an opening reception on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Archway Exhibition Space, main floor, Dr. John Archer Library, University of Regina. Riding is Resistance features the work of Scott Collegiate students in collaboration with Micheal Langan and consists of skateboards which depict the history of Canada’s colonial … Continue reading Riding is Resistance: a Colonialism Skateboards project with students from Scott Collegiate, Treaty 4
2019 is the 30th anniversary of Regina's Pride Parade, and the 50th anniversary of the historic Stonewall Riot. In commemoration, celebration and solidarity of these events and our inclusive communities, the University Library is pleased to showcase a rainbow of books and selected 2SLGBTQIAP+ content literature in our hallway display leading to Archer Library. UR … Continue reading Read With Pride!
Thank you to the student for creating this beautiful drawing in the Archer Alcove… Just walk past the elevators on the main floor to discover the Archer Alcove. Take a break from studying and use this “chill zone” for colouring, create art on chalk walls, and use the desk treadmill.
Did you know that 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages? The year of celebration was declared as an initiative by the United Nations, as eloquently described on the IYIL Website (https://en.iyil2019.org/about/): "...In 2016, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages, based … Continue reading Views From the Library – Check Out Our “International Year of Indigenous Languages” Display!