Back to School: Welcome to the Library

Welcome to the 2021-2022 academic year!

Start your year off right, whether you're visiting the library in-person or online this fall, by checking out library activities below. 

Online

Scarby Scavenger Hunt 

Use clues to locate Scarby, our library mascot, and learn about UTSC Library resources and services! What you learn will be helpful when you need to use the library for your courses later this year. Complete this scavenger hunt to be entered into a draw to win one of four TCard gift cards* ($100, $50, $25, $25).

Virtual Library Escape Room

Oh no! You took a nap in the library and woke up in an alternative timeline? Can you get back to the correct timeline to submit your assignment? Learn about UTSC Library resources and services in this virtual escape room! What you learn will be helpful when you need to use the library for your courses later this year. Complete this virtual escape room to be entered into a draw to win one of four TCard gift cards* ($100, $50, $25, $25).

* Prizes will only be awarded to UTSC students.

UTSC Library Back-to-School Spotify Playlist

Let us know your favourite music and sounds that remind you of UTSC on our Back-to-School Playlist form. We will compile submissions in a playlist(s) that will be shared on our website. To get you started, here is a list of sounds and music we love to get us motivated!

Trivia Games (October)

Need a quick break away from studying? Join the UTSC Library this fall for Trivia Games. We will send out links so anyone can play remotely and win prizes. Stay tuned!

In-Person

Pen for your Thoughts

Visit the UTSC Library to add your Welcome Back messages for your campus mates and keep the pen! We will post your messages in the UTSC Library entrance. Cards and writing materials will be provided by the library. 

Colouring Station

(Coming soon!)