Library Open House

Open house logo with purple background

Helmke Library will host its annual Library Open House on September 13 and 14 from 11 a.m.–3 p.m.  The Library Open House provides an opportunity for Purdue Fort Wayne students, faculty, and staff to learn more about the services and resources available to support their research and creative endeavors. The event is a partnership between multiple offices and organizations that are housed within the library.

Stop by the library and check in at the welcome desk located on the first floor, where you can obtain a bingo sheet, and then explore the library. Each participating library partner will have a representative available in their office or space to explain to attendees what services and resources that group offers the PFW community and stamp their bingo card. Attendees that visit all participating partners and fill their bingo card will be eligible for a prize drawing on September 14 at 3 p.m.

The following offices and organizations are participating in the Library Open House:

Professors and Pathways. A taste of college before you enter college. Lighting the Way: Toward Academic Preparedness and Financial Literacy.

University Research and Innovation. Student Research Hub – Purdue Fort Wayne’s Resource Center for Undergraduate and Graduate Researchers.

Writing Center. The Writing Center helps students improve their composition skills through one-on-one consultations to become more confident, clear, and purposeful in their writing and speaking assignments.

Digital Arts + Humanities Lab. An interdisciplinary and collaborative space to support digital scholarship and creative endeavors, connecting students and faculty to innovative technologies.

Honors Program. You are determined, brilliant, and looking to make the most of your college experience—use your enthusiasm for discovery to take on the Honors Program, where ambitious students and faculty become immersed in their studies and research.

Helmke Library. Helmke Library creates a virtual and physical environment that supports the Purdue University Fort Wayne community in discovering and accessing vital information by providing resources and services that facilitate learning, research, and creation.

Center for Collaborative Media and College TV. College TV offers professional grade video equipment and editing bay rentals to media production students as well as creating original programming for the College TV Public Access Channel.


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