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University library to host week-long scavenger hunt

University library to host week-long scavenger hunt - The Mesquite Online News - Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Students participate in the JagX scavenger hunt at Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s library one week before the start of the Fall 2018 semester. Photo courtesy of Sarah Timm

The University Library will host a virtual St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt from March 15-19.  

The scavenger hunt will be open to students enrolled at Texas A&M University-San Antonio.

The library wants to highlight everything it has to offer in a fun and interactive way.

“What I think a lot of people don’t know is we are an e-preferred library,” said Public Services Manager Sarah Timm. “We actually have more than meets the eye; we have so many resources electronically.”

The event will cover everything from library resources and how to contact the university archive in downtown San Antonio.

The scavenger hunt will launch the morning of March 15 and will run until the end of the day March 19. All students who participate will receive a $5 Amazon gift card in their email.

To participate, students can visit

Students interested in the event will need to enter the password: jaguarlibrary. Students will also need to have their university email to verify enrollment for the Amazon gift card.

For more information, visit or email Students can also connect with the University Library on Facebook and Instagram @tamusalibrary.

The Student Government Association will also be promoting the event on its social media. Students can connect with the SGA on Instagram and Twitter @tamusasga.

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Katelyn Kotchey
Katelyn Kotchey is a communication sophomore at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She transferred from West Hills Community College in California. In addition to being a full-time student, she also works at Knight Watch Games. In her free time, she enjoys painting, photography and playing Dungeons & Dragons with friends. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in photojournalism or publishing.

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