Library Calendar

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

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

    This exhibition celebrates the history of the collection at the University of Illinois; its collector, Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana; and the extraordinary depth and breadth of the collection, newly accessible thanks to a Cataloging Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

    • 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.

    • 5:15 pm
    • Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 South Lincoln Ave., Urbana, IL

    Please join us for an evening with Associate Professor Travis McDade as he shares his expertise on crimes against rare books, maps, documents and other printed cultural heritage resources.

Friday, October 5, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

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

    This exhibition celebrates the history of the collection at the University of Illinois; its collector, Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana; and the extraordinary depth and breadth of the collection, newly accessible thanks to a Cataloging Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Main Library - Room 346

    Historian Dr. Rosemary Feurer of Northeastern Illinois University will present, “The Best Labor State in the Nation,” a talk on labor history in Illinois, focusing on how the dynamics of late-nineteenth struggles of immigrants helped define what the labor movement became in Illinois and how that resonated throughout the twentieth century.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

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

    This exhibition celebrates the history of the collection at the University of Illinois; its collector, Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana; and the extraordinary depth and breadth of the collection, newly accessible thanks to a Cataloging Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

    • 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    Join Expert Teacher Janet LeRoy and the staff of The Rare Book & Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for a fun-filled day of cursive learning and handwriting exploration. This one-day camp will offer a mix of mini-lessons in cursive handwriting and exciting activities.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 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 9, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

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

    This exhibition celebrates the history of the collection at the University of Illinois; its collector, Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana; and the extraordinary depth and breadth of the collection, newly accessible thanks to a Cataloging Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

    • 10:00 - 11:30 am
    • Virtual - Blackboard Ultra link will be sent to participants

    The Slavic Reference Service will host a workshop addressing the current state of digitization and digital collections in the area of Baltic Studies. The workshop will include expert panelists from institutions that collect and digitize materials from the Baltic countries and diaspora communities who will discuss their activities in the field.

    • 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 - 5:30 pm
    • 2009 Hopkins Seminar Room, Student Dining and Residential Programs (SDRP) building, 301 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign, IL 61820

    Josh Birnbaum, author of DREAM SHOT Archives Talk at SDRP, Champaign, IL

Friday, October 12, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

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

    This exhibition celebrates the history of the collection at the University of Illinois; its collector, Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana; and the extraordinary depth and breadth of the collection, newly accessible thanks to a Cataloging Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

    • 3:00 pm   5:00 pm
    • Reading Room 200, Main Library

    This social event connects graduate students with faculty advisors, librarians, and campus representatives from the Graduate College and Writers Workshop. Lightning talks on research funding opportunities and writing support are included.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

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

    This exhibition celebrates the history of the collection at the University of Illinois; its collector, Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana; and the extraordinary depth and breadth of the collection, newly accessible thanks to a Cataloging Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

    • 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.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

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

    This exhibition celebrates the history of the collection at the University of Illinois; its collector, Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana; and the extraordinary depth and breadth of the collection, newly accessible thanks to a Cataloging Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

    • 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.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

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

    This exhibition celebrates the history of the collection at the University of Illinois; its collector, Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana; and the extraordinary depth and breadth of the collection, newly accessible thanks to a Cataloging Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

    • 10:00 - 11:30 am
    • 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 - 4:00 pm
    • 321 Main Library, 1408 W Gregory Dr, Urbana, Illinois 61801

    Kick off your Halloween festivities with some treats at the International and Area Studies Library most spooktacular event of the season! Grab some free candy, sit back and learn about manga horror master Junji Ito with a special guest lecture by Billy Tringali, browse horror comics, and enter our costume contest!

Thursday, November 1, 2018

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

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

    This exhibition celebrates the history of the collection at the University of Illinois; its collector, Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana; and the extraordinary depth and breadth of the collection, newly accessible thanks to a Cataloging Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    • 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.

    • 11:00 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.

    • 2:00 - 3:30 pm
    • Main Library 106

    The Research Spotlight Series explores the research process of scholars across disciplines by highlighting their scholarly works. Dr. Antoinette Burton, professor in the Department of History, will talk about her research process in writing her latest book, "An ABC of Queen Victoria's Empire: Or a Primer of Conquest, Dissent and Disruption."

Friday, November 2, 2018

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

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

    This exhibition celebrates the history of the collection at the University of Illinois; its collector, Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana; and the extraordinary depth and breadth of the collection, newly accessible thanks to a Cataloging Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

    • 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.

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

    Join us in The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, November 2 from 3 – 5pm. Enjoy seasonal refreshments, impress your Dad, and enjoy a relaxing afternoon exploring the newly acquired Isaac Newton alchemical manuscript and other choice selections from the RBML’s history of science holdings. This event is free and open to the public; all are welcome.

Saturday, November 3, 2018