Library Calendar


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    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library 106

    Join the International and Area Studies Library for a monthly discussion of international novels and short stories selected by area specialist librarians. For the month of October the club will be discussing "Jazz and Palm Wine" by Congolese novelist and chemist Emmanuel Dongala.

    • 9:00 am

    The Baltic Sea Region is home to nine countries that represent numerous cultures and societies. Through interdisciplinary scholarly discussions, the Slavic Reference Service seeks to highlight original research and facilitate thematic discussions on the countries of this world region. The forum theme for 2021 is Societies in Transition.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Funk ACES Library, 1101 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

    The Funk ACES Library celebrates its 20th anniversary this year! Join us for a Cookie Reception in the 1st floor atrium on Thursday, October 21 from 1-3 p.m. We hope to see you there to enjoy cookies, sign our card & enjoy our anniversary exhibit!

    • 10:00 am

    The SRS is excited to announce our Introduction to National Bibliographies series! This multisession effort is open to students, researchers, librarians, and scientists who are interested in discovering and utilizing this essential resource.

    • 12:00 pm

    Map and Geography Librarian Jenny Marie Johnson will talk about the collection and about work being done to provide access to collection materials to individuals beyond the Library’s walls. She will also highlight some recent acquisitions and personal favorites and place them into the context of the collection as a whole.

    • 6:30 pm

    The Diversity Committee of the University Library invites you to Reading Diversity: Reflections from the Human Library, a panel discussion featuring Kai Hanley, a Human Book; Angie Gruendl, a reader of Human Books; and Sarah Christensen, Human Library organizer; with facilitator George Gottschalk.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm

    RBML curator Dr. Cait Coker will have Halloween-themed items from the collection on hand to discuss live with viewers. Tune in to ask questions about our first edition of Dracula, 17th century magical texts, and poetry about bats!

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Ikenberry Commons: The Student Dining & Residential Programs Building

    Please join us for a discussion of Octavia E. Butler's _Parable of the Sower_. While supplies last, students who sign up to participate can pick up a free copy of the novel or graphic novel adaptation at Ikenberry or ISR Library (M-F Noon-6:30pm).

    • All Day
      11/4/2021 - 11/5/2021

    The Central Asia Research Forum seeks to bring together scholars in the arts and humanities, life, physical, and the social sciences to discuss ongoing projects, as well as completed scholarly works on Central Asia, its history, environment, and peoples at this multidisciplinary research forum. The theme for the inaugural forum is: Publishing and Book Culture.

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm

    Please join us for an online discussion of _Parable of the Sower_ by Octavia E. Butler. While supplies last, U of I students who sign up to participate can pick up a free copy of the novel or graphic novel adaptation from Ikenberry or ISR Library (M-F Noon to 6:30 pm).

  • Image of player piano and piano roll with text reading The Music & Performing Arts Library presents... Player Piano Virtual Demonstration. Friday, Nov 5, 2021, Start time: 12pm, Online via Zoom (registration required)
    • 12:00 pm
    • Zoom

    Join the Music & Performing Arts Library for a virtual lunch hour demonstration featuring the Library’s Steinway Duo-Art reproducing piano and collection of piano rolls.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Illinois Street Residence Hall

    Please join us for an in-person discussion of _Parable of the Sower_ by Octavia E. Butler. While supplies last, U of I students who sign up to participate can pick up a free copy of the novel or graphic novel adaptation from ISR or Ikenberry Library (M-F Noon to 6:30 pm).

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Associate Director of Healthcare Innovation, Professor Colleen Bushell will present on her interdisciplinary approach to research in computing and healthcare, especially on analyzing genetic data.

    • 3:00 - 4:30 pm

    The Senate Committee on the Library and the University Library will host a campus-wide Town Hall on Nov 18 from 3-4:30pm via Zoom. Representatives from the Library will provide background and logistics for the project and speak on Undergraduate Library services. The architecture/engineering teams will give a project presentation. There is also an opportunity for Q and A.

    • All Day

    This pre-recorded video will feature RBML curators recreating historical recipes from our collections in a home kitchen. Feel free to follow along at home!

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Associate Professor of Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering, Dr. Mohaghegh will share her research on Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) that helps improve safety in nuclear power plants and other complex technological systems.