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Photos from UHD W. I. D***s Library's post 04/30/2024

Come unwind with some crafts and coloring books in the Library! Today until 3pm in the 40,000 Windows Room.


Our Library Book Club had a lovely time discussing The House in the Cerulean Sea! One student said, "Book Club is my favorite thing all semester!" We couldn't agree more!


Visit the Library to "Read a poem, write a poem" at our Poetry Month display!

Photos from UHD W. I. D***s Library's post 04/22/2024

Stop by the library to visit our anime themed display. Grab a sticker and share your favorite anime with us on the pillar!


In the Library's 40,000 Windows Room this Wednesday!

Local artists Grace Harrison and Sho’ Nuff will perform during two separate live tapings as part of UHD’s Rhythm & Books at noon on Wednesday, April 24 in the 40,000 Windows Café of W.I. D***s Library (fifth floor of the One Main Building). 🎼

RSVP now: Rhythm & Books: Live Taping of Grace Harrison and Sho’ Nuff | University of Houston-Downtown (uhd.edu)

Photos from UHD W. I. D***s Library's post 04/22/2024

Join us this Tuesday (in-person) or Wednesday (online), 2:30-3:30 each day, for our Book Club discussions of The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune!
Details: https://library.uhd.edu/bookclub
Up to three online attendees will win a door prize!


Today at 4PM - Lecture by Professor Timothy Morton of Rice University


Help us make a UHD t-shirt quilt! One Main Building N420, today and Tuesday, 10am-2pm.
No sewing experience required!


Calling all Gators...Celebrate your love of UHD by helping create a commemorative quilt for UHD's 50th Anniversary. Quilt Workdays will be April 8 and 9 from 10am to 2pm in Room N420 in the One Main Building. All UHD students, faculty, staff, and alumni are welcome to join. No sewing experience is necessary to participate. If you have questions regarding this event, please contact [email protected]


Tomorrow! Old Weird Houston: A Celebration of our City's Hidden Histories
March 30, 2024 | 10am - 6pm
Orange Show World HQ | 2334 Gulf Terminal Drive
Free to attend.



Tonight's Event, 5pm-7pm via Zoom

Can't join tonight? Then join tomorrow, same time, same place.


Come to the 40,000 Windows Room inside the Library for the Book Swap!


It's Library Game Week!

Join us for Game Day in-person or online!
In-person: Today 10am-3pm, N420
Online: 11am-1pm, Zoom
Meeting ID: 893 3197 1723
UHD credentials required for Zoom session.


Join us from 10 to 3 today in N420 for Library Game Day!


Congratulations to Technology Librarian Yesenia Sanchez on receiving UHD Staff Council's EDGE Grant! With the help of this grant, Yesenia will be attending the American Library Association's Annual Conference & Exhibition this summer.

Photos from UHD W. I. D***s Library's post 03/21/2024

Librarian Jennifer Fuentes worked with the UHD Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, and the team received a grant from The Library of Congress for their project “Discovering Afro-Latino Heritage: A Reflective Story Map Project to Enhance Student Belongingness and Learning.”


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