Library Calendar

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

    • 6:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Come explore the Music and Performing Arts Library’s extensive collections in the lobby of Krannert Center! The Pop-up Library will offer items from its collection related to tonight's performances, for you to browse and borrow.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

Monday, October 28, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

    • All Day
    • Room 106, Main Library Building

    Join a team of librarians for this series of five workshops, during which you will learn how to become a more successful researcher. Each section will be offered twice, once in the morning and once in the afternoon. Register for more information here: https://go.library.illinois.edu/research.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Room 324, Main Library

    Join us at the Illinois History and Lincoln Collections to learn about our diverse collections of books, manuscripts, artifacts, and more! Explore treasures from our collections, view our exhibit on the history of the railroad in Illinois before it closes, and enjoy light refreshments. This event is free and open to the public.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Music and Performing Arts Library

    MPAL is showing off its refurbished reproducing player piano on the first Friday of each month during the fall semester. Please drop in and join us any time between noon and 1pm on first Fridays from September through December. Please note that food is not allowed in the Library.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    Join us in The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, November 1 from 3 – 5pm for a Dad's Weekend Open House. Enjoy a relaxing Friday afternoon exploring newly-acquired rare books and other choice selections from the Rare Book & Manuscript Library’s collections. This event is free and open to the public; all are welcome.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

Monday, November 4, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Main Library Building Room 106

    Do you have questions regarding your MA thesis? Come to the Thesis Office Hours. Get help from Emily Wuchner (Thesis Coordinator, Graduate College) and a small group of research specialists on the submission process, procedures and requirements, formatting texts, research queries, and working with data.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 2:30 - 4:00 pm
    • Online

    In this online discussion, four Illinois scholars will share their experiences interacting with academic publishers and getting their work published. The featured panelists have published books and scholarly articles and have edited books and academic journals. Their insights can give other scholars and graduate students a better idea of all that publishing entails.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • 314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Main Library Building Room 106

    Join us to celebrate the great Russian poet, playwright, and novelist Alexander Pushkin! This year marks 220 years since this cultural icon was born. We will celebrate his birth with snacks, refreshments, and stories of his life and death!

Monday, November 11, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Friday, November 15, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    Graphic designer Rex Parker will speak about Frederic Goudy's typographic collaborations with his wife Bertha and with the English author H.G. Wells. Works designed and printed by the Goudys from the Rare Book & Manuscript Library's collections will be on display at the event. This event is free and open to the public; all are welcome.

Monday, November 18, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Friday, November 22, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Monday, November 25, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Friday, November 29, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Monday, December 2, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Friday, December 6, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Music and Performing Arts Library

    MPAL is showing off its refurbished reproducing player piano on the first Friday of each month during the fall semester. Please drop in and join us any time between noon and 1pm on first Fridays from September through December. Please note that food is not allowed in the Library.

Monday, December 9, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Friday, December 13, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Monday, December 16, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Friday, December 20, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Main Library Conference Room 323c

    Do you have questions regarding your MA thesis? Come to the Thesis Office Hours. Get help from Emily Wuchner (Thesis Coordinator, Graduate College) and a small group of research specialists on the submission process, procedures and requirements, formatting texts, research queries, and working with data.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Main Library Room 106

    Do you have questions regarding your MA thesis? Come to the Thesis Office Hours. Get help from Emily Wuchner (Thesis Coordinator, Graduate College) and a small group of research specialists on the submission process, procedures and requirements, formatting texts, research queries, and working with data.