Join us for the grand reopening of the D.B. Weldon Library on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 10:30 a.m.

Photo of students working on the Mezzanine.
Photo of students studying in the Weldon Learning Commons.
Photo of students in front of the Weldon Info Desk.

Reception – 10:30 a.m.

Begin the celebration in the Weldon Community Room where you’ll hear remarks from the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), Florentine Strzelczyk, and the Vice-Provost and Chief Librarian, Catherine Steeves.

Western’s Writers in Residence, January Rogers and Matthew Dawkins, and former library staff and published poet, John Tyndall, will share a reading from their latest work.

Stick around to enjoy refreshments and light snacks.

Guided tours – 11:30 a.m.

Join library staff on a tour of the new Learning Commons or feel free to explore on your own.

Along the way you’ll have a chance to:

  • See how renovation plans evolved over the course of the project
  • Meet experts from the Student Services Hub
  • Participate in a fun mapping exercise with our User Experience team
  • Connect with folks from Western Sustainability
  • Check out curated collections and displays


Contact Simon Court, Library Assistant and Event Coordinator.