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    • 8:30 am
      4/30/2018 - 5/4/2018
    • Brookens Library

    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

    • 4:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Library Lower Level

    Free cereal bar in the lower level of the library.

    • 5:30 pm
    • UIS Student Union Ballroom

    Join us Thursday, June 7, 2018 in the UIS Student Union Ballroom. A cash bar & book exchange kicks off the evening, from 5:30 - 6:00, with the meeting & dinner beginning at 6:00. Guest speaker Pamela Bannos will begin her discussion of her book Vivian Maier: A Photographer's Life and Afterlife, immediately following, at 7:00 pm. Members: $30, Non-Members $35 for the dinner

    • 7:00 pm
    • UIS Student Union Ballroom

    Guest speaker Pamela Bannos will discuss her book "Vivian Maier: A Photographer's Life and Afterlife" at 7:00 pm in the UIS Student Union Ballroom. This lecture is free and open to the public with a book signing immediately following.

    • 4:00 - 6:00 pm
    • UIS Quad

    The Library has so much to offer! Did you know we have a special collection of "things"! We have a wide variety of household items, technology items, and board games including: sewing machine, board games, kitchen blender, DSLR camera, cake pans, ironing board and iron, and so much more! Stop by the Library's tables to see the free resources & services we provide!

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • UIS Student Union

    It’s Welcome Week at UIS! We are helping kick off the new year with our annual MYO Bookend Event! Do you have a bookshelf and a stack of books? Do you need a bookend to help keep that stack tidy? Well you are in luck! Librarians Sarah Sagmoen and Nancy Weichert will be crafting DIY bookends with students in Student Union on Thursday, August 30 from 11:00am – 1:00pm.

    • 7:00 pm
    • Illinois College Campus - Rammelkamp Chapel

    Brookens Library & the Friends of Brookens Library in partnership with the Diversity Center & Capital Honors Scholars Program will be taking a group of UIS students to the Illinois College campus to hear Colson Whitehead, author of "The Underground Railroad" speak about his award winning book.

    • 6:00 pm
    • Brookens Auditorium

    Contemporary Attacks on American Constitutional Freedom: Hate In recognition of Constitution Day. A panel will discuss current issues related to free speech, political discourse, race, sexuality, & the press. They will examine how the U.S. Constitution addresses the civil liberties related to these important issues that we believe constitute the core of U.S. citizenship.

    • All Day
    • Student Union SLC

    Join the Library from 11am-2pm in the Student Union for Talk Like a Pirate Day! We will have a Make Your Own Pirate Eyepatch station, fun giveaways, and tasty treats throughout the day! Look for us around campus too. You never know where we will be popping up!

    • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • Brookens Library Outside Under Overhang

    Homecoming Week at the University of Illinois Springfield is fast approaching, which means it's time for the Friends of Brookens Library Book Sale! This year the annual Book Sale will take place on Thursday October 4, 2018. Support the Library by attending this year's Book Sale!

    • All Day
    • Brookens Library - Main Floor

    Brookens Library invites you to help us celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of our Main Floor on Monday, October 15! We have been freshening the space on the 2nd Floor by replacing the carpet, relocating computer stations into more functional work areas, and adding new paint and furniture pieces. We will be giving away free food and library swag! Stop by & join in on the fun

    • 8:00 - 11:00 pm
    • Brookens Library Fourth Floor

    Join Brookens Library and SAC from 8:00PM - 11:00PM on Friday October 19th for Haunted Library on the fourth floor of Brookens Library.

    • All Day
    • Brookens Library Second Floor

    Flannel Friday is a day to celebrate Fall fashion by donning your coziest flannel (or plaid) and cuddling up with good eBook from CloudLibrary.

    • 4:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Brookens Library - Lower Level

    Choose your favorite beverage and see its international book match. Whether you’re in the mood for fiction or nonfiction, hot chocolate or apple cider, there’s a beverage and book pairing here to help you celebrate International Education Week! Tuesday, November 13th 4:00 - 6:00 pm Brookens Library - Lower Level