Briggs Library is proud to offer special programming and events throughout the year. Some of our regular offerings include:
Asking the Big Questions is a campus/community discussion group that meets twice a semester to talk about the big issues and perplexing questions that affect us all.
Come celebrate the freedom to read as students, staff and faculty read excerpts from banned and challenged books in the Briggs Library McGinnis Room.
Once a month campus and community members are invited to read a common book and then discuss it at the Briggs Library Book Club.
The Celebration of Scholarly Accomplishments highlights the research and artistic work of faculty and staff at the University of Minnesota, Morris.
Each year, Briggs Library partners with various UMM disciplines and organizations to observe Constitution Day on or near the September 17th anniversary of the signing of this historic document.
Briggs Library offers a variety of end-of-semester relaxation opportunities for students including free 5-minute massages, relaxation workshops as well as aromatic oils Buddha Boards, coloring and games.
One Friday evening a month from 6–11 p.m. the Briggs Library invites students to have some fun at Game Night where a wide assortment of board games and card games are made available.
Each fall Briggs Library and other campus locations host the the Prairie Gate Literary Festival where authors give readings and workshops that explore the craft of writing.
Come have some fun with us! Tabletop games, a Magic the Gathering tournament and improv!