a group of students sit in a circle on the floor to play a board game

UMass Libraries’ Outreach Series gives students chance to form friendships and play

Seeing that students returning to campus needed time to reconnect and unwind, Student Success and Engagement Librarian Annette Vadnais and Associate Editor of Digital Content Lauren Weiss spearheaded weekly events all semester long for students to engage with and inside the libraries in approachable ways. From open mic nights and trivia contests to gaming, costumes, and the wildly popular indoor-mini-golf, hundreds of students had the opportunity to make new friends and expand their social circles through these events. Learn More.