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Calendar of Events

UWF Libraries Calendar of Events

January 8, 2018

Intro to Desktop 3D Printing

Monday, January 8, 9:00am - 10:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of 3D printing.
*Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and 
staff.

January 9, 2018

Intro to SolidWorks - 3D CAD Design Software

Tuesday, January 9, 9:00am - 10:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of SolidWorks.
*Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and 
staff.

January 10, 2018

Operating 3D Printers

Wednesday, January 10, 9:00am - 10:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of operating a desktop 3D printer.
*Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and 
staff.

January 16, 2018

Cookie Night!

Tuesday, January 16, 7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last!)

Take a break from studying to enjoy some free cookies, courtesy of your favorite library peeps!

February 6, 2018

Intro to Desktop 3D Printing

Tuesday, February 6, 9:00am - 10:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of 3D printing.
*Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff.

February 9, 2018

Document the Quality of your Research - CUTLA Workshop

Friday, February 9, 12:00pm - 2:00pm @ CUTLA Conference Room, Building 53, Room 201A 

What “counts” as high quality, high impact scholarship? How can you communicate the scholarly value of work disseminated through traditional print journals or Open Access journals? What are the warning signs of a “predatory publisher?” This session will also discuss Creative Commons licenses and address how faculty can improve the impact of their scholarship by disseminating their work through outlets such as the UWF Institutional Repository.

Facilitated by Melissa Gonzalez (Reference Librarian), Andii Johnson (IR Specialist), and Dr. Claudia Stanny (CUTLA Director).

Register using CUTLA's online registration form.

February 13, 2018

Intro to SolidWorks - 3D CAD Design Software

Tuesday, February 13, 9:00am - 10:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of SolidWorks.
*Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff.

February 13, 2018

Cookie Night!

Tuesday, February 13, 7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last!)

Take a break from studying to enjoy some free cookies, courtesy of your favorite library peeps!

February 14, 2018

Music & Mocktails

Wednesday, February 14, 1:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last)

Enjoy some swing tunes featuring works from our Chester Davis and WUWF digital music collections while sipping on a fun, fruity "mocktail." All are welcome to attend! 

February 20, 2018

Operating 3D Printers

Tuesday, February 20, 9:00am - 10:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of operating a desktop 3D printer.
*Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and 
staff.

March 20, 2018

Cookie Night!

Tuesday, March 20, 7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last!)

Take a break from studying to enjoy some free cookies, courtesy of your favorite library peeps!

March 21, 2018

Career Boot Camp: How to Network

Wednesday, March 21, 4:30pm - 6:30pm @ Idea Space, John C. Pace Library 1st floor

Please join the UWF Libraries, UWF Career Services, and the UWF Center for Entrepreneurship for a how-to networking workshop.  Pizza and mocktails will be provided.

April 4, 2018

THIS IS A LIE! - Fake News Workshop

Wednesday, April 4, 12:30pm - 2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library classroom (Room 123)

Students can learn techniques for filtering out the incorrect and misleading to find good, helpful, verifiable information.  Find out more about the Fake News phenomenon.

This workshop is free and open to all UWF students.

April 10, 2018

Edible Book Contest

Tuesday, April 10 @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor 

All are invited to participate in our 8th annual edible book contest.  Make something edible based on any book or character, let everyone vote for their favorites, then eat cake!  Please bring your edible book to the Circulation Desk by 9:30am.

VIEWING & VOTING: 10:00am - 12:00pm

EATING: 12:00pm (usually gone in 15 minutes!) 

**this event is brought to you as part of National Library Week 2018

April 16, 2018

Mindfulness 101

Monday, April 16, 12:30 - 1:30pm @ the Great Good Place (JCPL 2nd floor)

Learn techniques to manage exam stress from expert Briana Knight, owner of Disko Lemonade at Southtowne. All attendees will receive a free class pass to the Disko Lemonade Studio in downtown Pensacola.

April 18, 2018

Midday Music at Pace

Wednesday, April 18, 12:00 - 1:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor

Take a midday music break break and enjoy the sounds of our very own UWF String Quartet.

April 24, 2018

Paws & Play!

Tuesday, April 24, 11:00am - 1:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor

Take a study break to cuddle with a certified therapy dog, make giant bubbles, get a free massage, and relax with other de-stressing activities.  Sponsored by Counseling & Psychological Services, Wellness Services, and the UWF Libraries.

May 1, 2018

Doughnut Night!

Tuesday, May 1, 7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last!)

Take a break from studying for finals to enjoy some doughnuts, courtesy of your favorite library peeps!

August 27-28, 2018

Welcome Week 2018

Join Pace Library on Monday, August 27th and Tuesday, August 28th from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm for free cookies, a chance to win a 'goodie bag' and meet your friendly library staff. Stop by the 1st floor lobby to learn more about what the library can offer you as a UWF student!

September 26, 2018

Banned Books Week Workshop / Freeze Mob

The American Library Association’s Banned Books Week is an annual awareness campaign that celebrates the freedom to read and speaks out against censorship. Encourage your students to join the UWF Libraries Wednesday, September 26th, for a "Banning Books Silences Stories" workshop that will begin at 11:15 in the Great Good Place of the John C. Pace Library followed by a fun 3-minute reading "freeze mob" on the Cannon Green at noon. Everyone is welcome to attend or participate in either event. Questions? Contact Britt McGowan at bmcgowan@uwf.edu.

October 8, 2018

Library Book Sale

Monday, October 80, 8:00am - 2:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, outside corner by Cannon Green

Join us for the annual John C. Pace Library book sale. Stop by for great deals on "gently used" books, free popcorn, and trivia fun!
In the case of inclement weather, the sale will be held indoors on the 1st floor.

***CASH Only***

*this event is brought to you as part of UWF Homecoming 2018

October 11, 2018

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners

Thursday, October 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop.
Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and 
staff.

October 16, 2018

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners

Tuesday, October 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop.
Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and 
staff.

October 17, 2018

Intro to Desktop 3D Printing

Wednesday, October 17, 9:00am - 10:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of 3D printing.
Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff.

October 18, 2018

Adobe Premiere Pro for Beginners

Thursday, October 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of Adobe Premiere Pro.
Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff.

October 30, 2018

Adobe Premiere Pro for Beginners

Tuesday, October 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of Adobe Premiere Pro.
Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff.

October 31, 2018

Intro to Desktop 3D Printing

Wednesday, October 31, 9:00am - 10:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of 3D printing.
Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff.

November 1, 2018

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners

Thursday, November 1, 11:00am - 12:00pm @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop.
Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and 
staff.

November 6, 2018

Adobe Premiere Pro for Beginners

Tuesday, November 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of Adobe Premiere Pro.
Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff.

November 7, 2018

Intro to Desktop 3D Printing

Wednesday, November 7, 9:00am - 10:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of 3D printing.
Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff.

November 8, 2018

Microsoft Publisher for Beginners

Thursday, November 8, 11:00am - 12:00pm @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of Microsoft Publisher, with an emphasis on making posters for academic symposiums, conferences, and other events.
Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff.

November 14, 2018

Intro to Desktop 3D Printing

Wednesday, November 14, 9:00am - 10:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of 3D printing.
Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and staff.

November 15, 2018

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners

Thursday, November 15, 10:00am - 11:00am @ SkyLab (John C. Pace Library, 5th floor)

Register online for this workshop to learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop.
Skylab workshops are free and open to all UWF students, faculty, and 
staff.

November 15, 2018 - Art

Art Reception at UWF Emerald Coast Library

Thursday, November 15, 5:00pm - 7:00pm @ Emerald Coast Library (Fort Walton Beach)

  Calm by Terry Granger
  "Calm" by J. Terry Granger

A public reception celebrating the exhibit of over 100 paintings by local artist Loretta Menendian and her students will be held at the UWF Emerald Coast Library on Thursday, November 15, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Refreshments will be provided!

The library is located on the UWF/NWFSC Joint Campus at 1170 Martin Luther King Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, in Building 8.  Directions to the Emerald Coast Library may be found at http://tinyurl.com/ECLibraryDirections

The exhibit will run through December.  Go to http://tinyurl.com/ECLibraryArt to view some of the works on exhibit.

Questions may be addressed to Paul Williford, 850-863-6577.

November through December 2018

Art at UWF Emerald Coast Library

  Calm by Terry Granger
  "Calm" by J. Terry Granger

An exhibit of over 100 paintings by local artist Loretta Menendian and her students will be on display at the UWF Emerald Coast Library through December.

The library is located on the UWF/NWFSC Joint Campus at 1170 Martin Luther King Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, in Building 8.  Directions to the Emerald Coast Library may be found at http://tinyurl.com/ECLibraryDirections

Go to http://tinyurl.com/ECLibraryArt to view some of the works on exhibit.

Questions may be addressed to Paul Williford, 850-863-6577.

December 4, 2018

Doughnut Night!

Tuesday, December 4, 7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last!)

Take a break from studying for finals to enjoy some doughnuts, courtesy of your favorite library peeps!

December 5, 2018

Paws & Play!

Wednesday, December 5, 11:00am - 1:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor

Take a study break to cuddle with a certified therapy dog, make giant bubbles, and relax with other de-stressing activities. Sponsored by Counseling & Psychological Services, Wellness Services, and the UWF Libraries.

December 11, 2018

Cocoa & Candy Canes!

Tuesday, December 11, 7:00pm @ John C. Pace Library, 1st floor (while supplies last)

‚ÄčTake a break from studying for finals to enjoy some free cocoa and candy canes, courtesy of your favorite library peeps!