Time for a ghost story!The next virtual Archer Book Club will take place on October 21st, 2020 at 12pm. We will be discussing the classic short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. This seasonally appropriate ghost story was the winner of the Fall 2020 Archer Book Club vote, and can accessed online … Continue reading The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Archer Book Club)
Bored? Stressed? Both? The library's Social Media Team has launched a Library Leisure Guide! This page is our new home for fun activities and initiatives for students, staff and faculty of the University of Regina. Check out our Halloween movies gallery (accessible online through our databases), traditional recipes for Día de los Muertos, relaxing colouring … Continue reading Welcome to the Library Leisure Guide!
To celebrate Women’s History Month, the University of Regina Archives and Special Collections would like to profile journalist Gladys Arnold. Image credit: University of Regina Archives and Special Collections, Gladys Arnold Fonds, 98-54, Box 32, File 711, Gladys Arnold in Paris, 1938 Arnold was born in Macoun, Saskatchewan in 1905. She taught in various rural schools … Continue reading Gladys Arnold – 2020 Women’s History Month #BecauseOfYou
Are you registered as a student in the current Fall 2020 semester and intend to register for Winter 2021 at the University of Regina? The Archer Library has an opening for the position of Casual Library Student Assistant, check under Student Positions on the UofR Human Resources website. Apply online using the HR E-Recruitment system, … Continue reading Looking for Library Student Assistant!
Still time to complete the Archer Library “Look For The Book” online scavenger hunt! Rules: 1) Open to all registered students (undergraduate and graduate) until Sept. 30th, 2020.2) Five prizes of $20 Tim's gift cards will be awarded randomly to those who finish the scavenger hunt instructions.3) Find the "Happy Books" using the five clues. To … Continue reading Look for the “Happy Book”
Keep our distance AND enjoy spending some virtual quality book time together. This fall the Archer Book Club will continue to host virtual meetings on Wednesday September 23rd, October 21st and November 18th (12 pm – 1 pm). We are inviting the UofR community (students, faculty and staff) to read, and join the discussion during … Continue reading Join the Virtual Archer Book Club!
There's still time to read and join us for the last Archer Book Club session for summer 2020! On Wednesday August 12th at 2:00pm we will be chatting about The Last Wish, by Andrzej Sapkowski. This novel is from The Witcher series, which is also the inspiration for a number of games and the Netflix … Continue reading Last Archer Book Club For Summer!
The image for this blog post is a combination of an Influenza card (University of Regina Archives & Special Collections 89-44 Box 157 File 2180 Influenza Card n.d.) from the T. A. Heinrich collection and the decals available from the UofR printing services. As of 2 June 2020, the total confirmed Covid-19 deaths in Saskatchewan … Continue reading Spanish Influenza, Covid-19 and the Archer Library
Image Source: https://libreshot.com/stack-of-books/ Keep our distance AND enjoy spending some virtual quality book time together. This summer the Archer Book Club will pilot virtual meetings on Wednesday June 10th, July 8th and August 12th (2 pm - 3 pm). We are inviting the UofR community (students, faculty and staff) to read, participate in virtual Zoom … Continue reading Join the Virtual Archer Book Club!