Discover the Libraries during Winter Welcome Week

Winter photo of the James B. Hunt Jr. Library

Winter photo of the James B. Hunt Jr. Library

If one of your 2019 resolutions is to do more new things, then you need to be at the Libraries this week. Whether you are a new first-year or transfer student, or have been at NC State for a while, Winter Welcome Week (Jan. 2-12) offers lots of orientation opportunities for our technology resources and our terrific events.

Visit our booth at the Talley Student Union during First Year New Student Orientation on Thursday, Jan. 3 from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. and Transfer New Student Orientation on Friday, Jan. 4 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. to learn about all our resources and services, and come to special welcome events at the Libraries during the first week of classes.

Winter Welcome Week at the Libraries schedule:

Pack Legacies: Connecting to NCSU History
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., D. H. Hill Ask Us lobby
Learn about campus history, including who we have named campus buildings for, through materials from our Special Collections Research Center.

“The Escape Room @ the Libraries”
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 10, 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 10, 5:30 p.m.
Register now for the NCSU Libraries Escape Room, an immersive game at D. H. Hill Library. Your group has to solve puzzles using a variety of our technologies to escape before time runs out!

“Makerspace Open House”
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., D. H. Hill Makerspace
Learn about how to do 3D printing, 3D scanning, electronics prototyping, and other terrific Maker things in our Makerspace.

ARrival: Augmented Reality Winter Welcome
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., D. H. Hill VR Studio (room 2317)
Try out the latest in Augmented Reality including the new Magic Leap One AR headset and other AR and Mixed Reality tools.

Beats & Bits
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., D. H. Hill Fishbowl Forum (room 1328)
Get an interactive introduction to video games and audio production technologies! Play retro-style video games from the Libraries' collections and try your hand at DJing, mixing and Serato.

A/V Geeks: Doomsday for Bugs
Friday, Jan. 11, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Hunt Library Teaching and Visualization Lab
Bugs—we love them, we hate them! Adrian Smith from the Department of Biological Sciences joins A/V Geek’s Skip Elsheimer to watch and talk about classic films about bugs.

Check out the full schedule of Winter Welcome Week events and download the “NC State University Guides” app in the Apple App Store or Google Play store.