Monday, April 1, 2019
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Join us at the Image of Research Reception to see the 25 semi-finalists on display and vote for the People's Choice Award! Winners of the Image of Research will be announced at the event.
Thursday, April 4, 2019
The Re-Mix It Competition celebrates the expansion of the public domain by encouraging students to engage with public domain works to create new, innovative work.
Friday, April 5, 2019
Moms Weekend Spring Open House Books on display: new acquisitions & spring-themed rare book favorites Our curators will be on hand to answer questions. Students and parents interested in rare books and special collections are encouraged to stop by! Free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Join us for the 14th annual Edible Book Festival! This quirky festival celebrates literature, gastronomy, and community.
Monday, April 8, 2019
Join Ricker Library for the afternoon of Monday, April 8th to browse and learn about the artist's books and zines in our collection!
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Three experts from across campus will each discuss their research related to biodiversity and conservation and respond to questions from attendees.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019
The Small Press Fest is a celebration of small presses and self-publishing, including zines, comix, and more!
Frances de Pontes Peebles was born in Pernambuco, Brazil, and grew up in Miami, Florida. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she is the author of the novels THE SEAMSTRESS (2008) and THE AIR YOU BREATHE (2018).
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
This event has been canceled.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The Research Spotlight Series is featuring the College of Engineering's Illini Solar Car Team. Come and hear the research team discuss challenges and opportunities as they create a solar car.
Monday, April 22, 2019
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
In celebration of Shakespeare’s birthday, Professor Lori Humphrey Newcomb will be speaking on the legacy of University of Illinois professor T.W. Baldwin. The Baldwin Collection at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, comprised of approximately 5,800 early modern books, was built by T.W. Baldwin in an attempt to document education in Elizabethan England.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Join the University Library for the screening of two short films: Home of Their Own and Albert Lee: A Man of Substance. Following the films, there will be a short Q&A session with Dr. Vanessa Rouillon (the film scriptwriter). Both films discuss early African American history at the University of Illinois, Albert Lee, and the Champaign “North” End community.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Hey Illini! Show your love for the libraries at Illinois during I Love Illinois Week (April 22-28). Participate in our photo booth in the UGL and get a special edition "I love Illinois" library sticker!
Saturday, April 27, 2019
This workshop will introduce attendees to the importance of preserving fragile family books, papers, and photographs and provide introductory information on how to do so.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Join us as C-U celebrates UNESCO International Jazz Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
This talk will provide an overview of open education, explore both sides of the debate (emphasis on affordability rather than the impact on student success), and offer reasons why engaging in open education doesn't—and shouldn't—stop at cost-savings.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Do you need a study break? Color with us at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library on Thursday, May 2nd from 3-5 PM. We'll have coloring pages from some of our favorites in the collection that you can take home and the books that inspired the pages will be on view. Come see how your masterpieces stack up to the originals!
Saturday, May 4, 2019
At this event, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the Crocker Land Expedition from Adam Doskey, curator of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library and an expert on the expedition.