Rare Book & Manuscript Library Events

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

    • 6:30 - 8:30 pm
    • https://champaign.org/event/making-medieval-manuscripts-crafty-adults-4164605

    The Rare Book & Manuscript Library joins forces with the Champaign Public Library for a virtual crafty event! Interested in learning about medieval manuscripts? In this class, we'll go over what a medieval manuscript is and how they are created. This includes talking about making parchment, ink, and quills, as well as a calligraphy lesson.

Friday, October 29, 2021

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm

    RBML curator Dr. Cait Coker will have Halloween-themed items from the collection on hand to discuss live with viewers. Tune in to ask questions about our first edition of Dracula, 17th century magical texts, and poetry about bats!

Thursday, December 9, 2021

    • All Day

    This pre-recorded video will feature RBML curators recreating historical recipes from our collections in a home kitchen. Feel free to follow along at home!