Library Calendar


Sunday, April 28, 2024

    • All Day
    • Various locations

    Join us for a series of events on campus and in CU, organized by UCRJ (Urbana Champaign Reproductive Justice) and sponsored by the University Library!

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 220

    The U of I and CU community completed the World's Largest Puzzle, "What a Wonderful World," in fall 2023-spring 2024. This 60 section, 6,000 piece puzzle depicts a detailed map of the world, and in total is 8' high x 29' wide. I. Remarks will start at 2, and after attendees are welcome to view the puzzle, participate in a puzzle swap, and play puzzle activities.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Thursday, May 2, 2024

    • 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
    • Funk Library, Grainger Engineering Library, Main Library

    On Reading Day, take a study break to relax and refresh at the library's end-of-semester tradition, De-Stress Fest! From animals, crafts, VR, snacks, academic support, and more, there is something for everyone!

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

    Stop by and celebrate the semester’s end in the RBML with some sweet and salty refreshments, button-making, and coloring -- all are welcome!

Thursday, May 9, 2024

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Sana Saboowala, Ph.D. candidate, School of Integrative Biology, will share her research on how lived experiences impact the body, with a specific focus on epigenetics and gene expression in South Asian Americans.

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
    • Main Library 220 and online via Zoom

    You've heard about fake telephone calls and AI-generated propaganda videos. But how are deepfakes created? How can you identify deepfakes? And what can you do to protect your image, your voice, and your work? This workshop will provide a beginner-friendly overview of how artificial intelligent tools interpret pictures and sound to generate new images, video, and voices.

Saturday, May 18, 2024

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Douglass Annex, 804 N. 5th Street, Champaign

    Meet your local preservation experts. Experts in photos, paper, fabric, instruments, art, digital media, and more will be on hand to answer your questions. Bring an item from your own collection and learn preservation tips.

Thursday, May 30, 2024