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Join us Thursday for Movie Night in Brookens Library!!! Thursday, March 1, beginning at 9:00 pm we will be showing "The Incredibles" and providing yummy snacks! We will also have cozy blankets on hand to keep you warm! See you there!
The Library Undergraduate Library Research Award was created to recognize and reward UIS undergraduate students whose academic work incorporates the use of Brookens Library. Learn more here: https://libguides.uis.edu/research_award Deadline to Apply is March 1, 2018.
Featuring the UIS Chorus, honorable mention soloists from the Music Soloist Competition and UIS Faculty.
By creating a playful yet compelling experience through the inventive use of shadow, light, and creative manipulation of objects, Mummenschanz offers timeless insight on the human condition. The result is a visually stunning spectacle that transcends cultural barriers and sparks the imagination.
Connect with a representative from Weed Man Lawn Care and learn more about their part-time job opportunities.
Spring break is a great time for students to relax, hang out with friends, and enjoy time off from school. Stop by our table for information to help you make safe choices during spring break. Sponsored by UIS Counseling Center Please contact Valerie Gebhardt, email@example.com, 217.206.7122 for further information
Getting away with murder can be so much fun… and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical—A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder!
For faculty familiar with and interested in using OER materials, or for those who are already using OER materials, there will be a training session for Intellus on March 8 at 10:00 AM in the COLRS Faculty Resource Center.
Now more than ever, we need the power of dance to bring us all together, connected by our common humanity. Engage your emotions when Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns with contemporary works that touch on timely topics and the beloved classic Revelations, Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece that fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul.
Join the Library in celebrating National Pi Day! Stop by and pick up a Pi Day themed treat!
Board of Trustees Committee Meetings: Healthcare Systems Committee Governance, Personnel, & Ethics Committee Academic and Student Affairs Committee
Stop by our table for information about how Cannabis can affect your mood, your mental health & your body. Sponsored by UIS Counseling Center. Please contact Valerie Gebhardt, firstname.lastname@example.org, 217.206.7122 for further information
This Bluegrass Opry brings a new perspective to Tommy while paying total respect to its creators. For several decades Meyers looked for the right band to pull off this high wire bluegrass approach, and The HillBenders bring the perfect mix of virtuoso musicianship and rock star vocals.
Kinky Boots is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind.
Depression Screening Day. Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Human Resources Building (HRB) Room 64. Are you feeling sad, hopeless, and worthless? We can help you better understand your feelings. Please call 217.206.7122 for information or for directions. If you can’t make it on one of the screening days, please call to schedule a screening time.
Depression Screening Day. Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Lincoln Residence Hall (LRH) Seminar. Are you feeling sad, hopeless, and worthless? We can help you better understand your feelings. Please call 217.206.7122 for information or for directions. If you can’t make it on one of the screening days, please call to schedule a screening.
On Wednesday, March 28, Brookens Library will be hosting Board Game Day in the Library Lower Level at 4:00 pm.
Join us for the 2018 Spring Lunch & Learn Series presented by UIS Alumni SAGE Society. These lunch-time programs will stimulate thinking as they build upon the University's tradition of open and intelligent dialogue. The March 29th session is Rochester and The State Capitol.
This is an all day retreat for the female students that will cover many health related issues: substance abuse, sexual assault, mental health and health issues. Sponsored by UIS Counseling Center and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility Please contact Valerie Gebhardt, email@example.com, 217.206.7122 for further information
Credit is a tool. Learn how to use it wisely to build a better financial future with the GOOD CREDIT GAME! Join the Student Money Management Center at UIS Brookens Library on Tuesday, April 3rd, for a fun way to enhance your financial knowledge. This is a borrowing badge eligible activity. Learn more about the University of Illinois Financial Literacy Badges progra
2018 STARS Symposium Keynote Speaker
Featuring UIS Chorus, Orchestra, Band and winners of the UIS Soloist Competition.
Jay Owenhouse, a legendary escape artist and one of the most awarded illusionists in history, come to Springfield for the first time for one night only in "Dare to Believe!", an illusion spectacular.
Do you know: • What counts as a drink? • The signs that alcohol is causing harm? • How many drinks are in a common container? • Why “being able to hold your liquor” is a concern? • How much UIS adults drink – and where you fit? Sponsored by UIS Counseling Center Please contact Valerie Gebhardt, firstname.lastname@example.org, 217.206.7122 for further information
In recognition of Drop Everything and Read Day, Brookens Library will be traveling around campus with a book truck filled with free prizes! Hope to see you around campus.
Earth Week Keynote Talk
Featuring UIS instructor of violin, Nica Malaimare, with Catalin Dima, piano.
Child and Family Advocacy Career Day Wednesday, April 18th 3:00 PM-5:00 PM Student Union Ball Room Enter to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card when you attend the event!
Join us for an fun "crafternoon" where we will be making bookmarks using up-cycled materials while enjoying sustainably sourced tea and coffee from Custom Cup. We will be discussing the importance of using sustainable business practices with the owners of Custom Cup and highlighting sustainable resources available at the Library!
Board Game Day in Brookens The end of the year can be a stressful time. Take a break from your studies at the library for Board Game Day! We are excited to be partnering with the International Student Association for our final Game Day of the Spring Semester! This fun event will take place: Thursday, April 19 4:00 – 6:00 pm – Library Lower Level!
Featuring students enrolled in Individual Music Lessons.
Join U.S. Department of State Diplomat in Residence for the Midwest Melissa Martinez On April 20, 2018 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM CST at UIS’s Public Affairs Center (PAC) room C/D to learn what steps you need to take to work on the forefront of diplomacy.
Learn how to apply for positions in both State Government and Federal Government on Tuesday, April 24th from 2:00-4:30 PM CST in the Student Leadership Center Conference Room in the UIS Student Union.
Travel with the Career Development Center to the Illinois Public Health Association on Friday, April 27, 2018 - Career Immersion program will run from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11th Annual Defender of the Innocent Event and Awards, benefiting the Illinois Innocence Project; featured speaker Netflix documentary “Making a Murderer” Attorney Jerry Buting with special guests Illinois exonerees.
Featuring winners of the Music Soloist Competition
The week before finals calls for extended library hours and COFFEE! Monday, April 30 - Friday, May 4, the Library will be open an extra 3 hours each night so you have a safe place to study into the wee hours. We will also be serving coffee, tea, and snacks in the late evening . Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 3:00 am & Friday: 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Experience a roller coaster ride of terror and laughter as NYC actor Joshua Kane populates the stage with unforgettable characters. Inspired by the old-time radio dramas of Orson Welles and Vincent Price, Kane bewitches audiences with a devilish sense of fun and whimsy.
Join us for the 2018 Spring Lunch & Learn Series presented by UIS Alumni SAGE Society. These lunch-time programs will stimulate thinking as they build upon the University's tradition of open and intelligent dialogue. The May 2nd session is From Prairie to Sustainable U.
If you have extra items that you don't want to take home, then donate to Go Green Go Home! Residence Life will be in the Student Union Parking lot every day this week, Monday through Friday, from 11am to 2pm. They are accepting: clothes, linens, pots and pans, none perishable food, electronics and so much more! Please be sure to wash all items before donating!
Free cereal bar in the lower level of the library.
As a stress reliever we will have various mandalas for you to color. Stop by our table and receive a free gift. Sponsored by UIS Counseling Center Please contact Valerie Gebhardt, email@example.com, 217.206.7122 for further information