Wellness Week 2020

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January 13 - January 17, 2020

Gratitude Wall with UVSS

During library hours (check website)

Foyer, Main Floor

Mearns Centre for Learning – McPherson Library

Take few minutes out of your schedule and visit the library lobby to write down what you are grateful for. The colourful stress-buster gratitude notes will then be affixed to the BiblioCafé glass wall.


January 13 - January 17, 2020

Book Display

During library hours (check website)

Foyer, Main Floor

Mearns Centre for Learning – McPherson Library

Check out of book display of graphic novels about mental health and wellness.  As well as a handful of our favourite titles on lighter themes to be enjoyed for leisure reading—which also supports your mental health! 


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Tuesday, January 14 and Thursday, January 16, 2020

Create Your Own Wellness Journal

Noon - 2 pm

Reserve Lounge, Main Floor

Mearns Centre for Learning - McPherson Library

Have you ever thought of making your own wellness journal? Reaching your wellness goals has never been more fun — or beautiful. Come to the library Reserve Lounge and make one.  No experience required. Approximate time to create a journal is 10 minutes; drop in anytime during the 2 hours.


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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Movie Night: The Princess Bride

Popcorn and drinks provided. Pajamas optional.

7 pm - 8:30 pm

Digital Scholarship Commons, third floor

Mearns Centre for Learning – McPherson Library

Have you ever dreamt about a pajama movie night with friends? Watch The Princess Bride, one of the all-time great fantasy movies, in the Digital Scholarship Commons space.  Complimentary popcorn and drinks provided. Pajamas optional. Leave your homework at home!


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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Pop-up display with Greater Victoria Public Library

11 am - 1 pm

Foyer, Main Floor (near BiblioCafé)

Mearns Centre for Learning - McPherson Library

Drop by the library lobby and meet the friendly staff of the Greater Victoria Public Library. Pick up a reading list of wellness books and swag, sign-up for their free library card, and create a button or two. Staff available to assist with button creation. Browse the New Books display for wellness books.


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Friday, January 17, 2020

Massage Chairs

(courtesy of West Coast School of Massage)

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Reserve Lounge, Main Floor

Mearns Centre for Learning – McPherson Library

Had an exhausting day at university? Drop in and zone out at the library Reserve Lounge, and receive a complimentary muscle and mind-relaxing massage on comfortable chairs.


For more information, visit Wellness Week.

Wellness Week calendar events.