Virtual Homecoming 2020: Library events

homecoming logoCelebrate Homecoming 2020 with W&M Libraries! Even though Homecoming is going to be a little different this year – fully remote – it still will be fun! Join the libraries for a variety of events. All are free and open to the public.

Homecoming Trivia Challenge

Friday, October 16, 12 p.m.

Test your wits and get into the Homecoming spirit with a rousing game of W&M trivia, hosted by W&M Libraries! Whether you play for fun, glory or the chance to win fabulous prizes, you’re sure to learn a thing or two about our alma mater. Register online.

Alumni Author Book Talk with Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle '03

Tuesday, October 20, 4-5 p.m.

Alumni, parents, family, friends and book lovers are invited to join author Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle '03 for a reading discussion of her book, Even as We Breathe. Even as We Breathe introduces the reader to 20-year-old Cowney Sequoyah and the mountains of western North Caroline during the summer of 1942. Publishers Weekly calls it an “astonishing addition to WWII and Native American literature.” The reading will be moderated by Carrie Cooper, dean of university libraries. After the reading, time will be available for questions and discussion. Register online to receive the Zoom link.

LatinX Alumni Virtual Homecoming Celebration and Happy Hour 

Thursday, October 22, 4-5:30 p.m.

Calling all LatinX William & Mary alumni! Join the William & Mary Alumni Association in a virtual celebration for Homecoming 2020! Representatives from Swem Library will present on the LatinX archives at William & Mary and there will be an opportunity to learn more about how you can record your own oral history! Register at the Homecoming website.

Listen Together Homecoming Playlist

Curated by W&M's Music Library, you are invited to contribute to our "Listen Together" Homecoming playlist. Open to students, alumni, faculty & staff - come find out what songs your W&M community has been vibing with throughout 2020 this Homecoming week! Submit your song recommendation(s) at and check out the playlist at: