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A Brief History of Presidents’ Day

Library News - February 19, 2018 - 8:47pm
Presidents’ Day, the third Monday in February, as we know it today, was first celebrated in 1971, after the 1968 passage of the Uniform Monday Holiday Act moved the observance of several federal holidays to Mondays. Before then, Washington’s Birthday was celebrated on his actual birthday, February 22, and in Illinois, Lincoln’s Birthday was celebrated on his … Continue reading A Brief History of Presidents’ Day →
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Library Staff Wins Big at Waubonsee WinterFest!

Library News - February 17, 2018 - 12:30pm
This year’s rescheduled WinterFest dinner on Friday, February 16 at the Lincoln Inn & Banquets in Batavia worked out well for the library staff – three of us won prize baskets in the after-dinner raffle: Rhea Hunter, Todd Library Circulation Assistant Kathy Bartel, Aurora Downtown Campus Librarian Audrey Bokuniewicz, Fox Valley Campus Librarian Also present for the win were Library Manager, Spencer Brayton, … Continue reading Library Staff Wins Big at Waubonsee WinterFest! →
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NEW! Self-Service Check-Out Kiosks and Study Room SMART Boards

Library News - February 14, 2018 - 3:50pm
Check out our new technology, just installed over Winter Break at Todd and Aurora Downtown Campus Libraries: Skip the line at the Circulation Desk and use the new Self Check Kiosks to check out materials, renew items, or review your account. Use the new computer-powered SMART boards in study rooms to work on PowerPoint slides, … Continue reading NEW! Self-Service Check-Out Kiosks and Study Room SMART Boards →
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From “I Have a Dream” to “Dreams from My Father” – Dream Big! It’s Black History Month

Library News - February 14, 2018 - 2:01pm
February brings us the Winter Olympics, Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day,  Chinese New Year, and big library news: Our new Dean of Academic Support, Anita Moore, starts February 21 – Welcome, Dr. Moore! Our new website goes live soon – we look forward to your feedback! Our new Mission/Vision/Values statements are in the works … Continue reading From “I Have a Dream” to “Dreams from My Father” – Dream Big! It’s Black History Month →
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February 2018 Book Display

Library News - February 13, 2018 - 1:10pm
The U.N. salutes Women in Science, read our full post by visiting our library blog.
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January 2018 Book Display

Library News - January 16, 2018 - 10:27am
Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 and the 13th Amendment in 1865. Check out our blog and collection.
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December’s Book Display

Library News - December 1, 2017 - 10:27am
Did you know in WWII that Japan attacked and held a part of American soil? Come check it out at the Todd Library.
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November 2017 Book Display

Library News - November 6, 2017 - 5:20pm
It is National Native American Heritage Month, come visit the library and check out our display.
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2017 Media Literacy Week (MLW), November 6-11

Library News - November 3, 2017 - 7:18am
The 3rd annual Media Literacy Week (MLW) in the United States is sponsored by the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE). Take a moment to visit the MLW website to learn more about Media Literacy and activities taking place around the country this week: https://medialiteracyweek.us/  
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