Library Calendar

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    • 1:00 pm

    he SRS is excited to announce our Introduction to National Bibliographies series! This multisession effort is open to students, researchers, librarians, and scientists who are interested in discovering and utilizing this essential resource.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Thursday, September 30, 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.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

    • 10:00 am

    The SRS is excited to announce our Introduction to National Bibliographies series! This multisession effort is open to students, researchers, librarians, and scientists who are interested in discovering and utilizing this essential resource.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

    • 9:00 am

    The Baltic Sea Region is home to nine countries that represent numerous cultures and societies. Through interdisciplinary scholarly discussions, the Slavic Reference Service seeks to highlight original research and facilitate thematic discussions on the countries of this world region. The forum theme for 2021 is Societies in Transition.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

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, November 4, 2021

    • All Day

    The Central Asia Research Forum seeks to bring together scholars in the arts and humanities, life, physical, and the social sciences to discuss ongoing projects, as well as completed scholarly works on Central Asia, its history, environment, and peoples at this multidisciplinary research forum. The theme for the inaugural forum is: Publishing and Book Culture.

Friday, November 5, 2021

    • All Day

    The Central Asia Research Forum seeks to bring together scholars in the arts and humanities, life, physical, and the social sciences to discuss ongoing projects, as well as completed scholarly works on Central Asia, its history, environment, and peoples at this multidisciplinary research forum. The theme for the inaugural forum is: Publishing and Book Culture.

  • Image of player piano and piano roll with text reading The Music & Performing Arts Library presents... Player Piano Virtual Demonstration. Friday, Nov 5, 2021, Start time: 12pm, Online via Zoom (registration required)
    • 12:00 pm
    • Zoom

    Join the Music & Performing Arts Library for a virtual lunch hour demonstration featuring the Library’s Steinway Duo-Art reproducing piano and collection of piano rolls.

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!