Library Calendar

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 2:30 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
    • 220 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL

    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

Friday, April 5, 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, 202 S Broadway Ave, Ste 1, Urbana

    The Small Press Fest is a celebration of small presses and self-publishing, including zines, comix, and more!

    • 2:30 pm
    • Room 321, Main Library (1408 W. Gregory Dr.)

    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

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    • 3:30 - 4:30 pm
    • School of Information Sciences, Room 126, 501 E. Daniel Street, Champaign, IL 61820

    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

    • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Undergraduate Library (upper level entrance), 1402 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    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

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green Street, Urbana

    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

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

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

    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

    • 5:30 - 8:30 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana

    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.