Due to circumstances beyond our control access to the library website, and research databases may have periods of inaccessibility beginning Wednesday, May 15th at 11:00 p.m. Service is expected to be restored to normal by 5:00 a.m. Thursday, May 16th.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms out there, and we wish all the best to our Waubonsee Class of 2019 graduates who will be graduating this coming Saturday, May 18 – we’re proud of you!
A special thank you to Student Government, who did a really great job this year with events and their new scholarship program.
For students taking classes this summer, here are the Library’s Summer Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Looking ahead to Fall Term? Here is the Fall 2019 Credit Course Schedule, or pick one up in the library.
It’s the Horizons 2019 Student Literary Publication Release Party! Enjoy free cake, a free copy of Horizons 2019, and free readings of student work.
We hear this year’s Horizons is amazing, and the cake looks pretty good, too!
Tuesday, May 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. will be an All Day Study Day at the Aurora Downtown Campus Library, featuring:
- Research Help
- T-shirt Raffle
- And More!
Have you ever wondered about the history of Cinco de Mayo, or “5th of May” celebrations? Well, 157 years ago, in 1862, a small band of 4.000 Mexican soldiers held off an attack by the invading French army in Puebla, Mexico.
Following the victory, then-President of Mexico, Benito Juarez, declared the date, May 5, to be a day of celebration, which has been honored in the state of Puebla, Mexico, as well as by Mexican Americans in the U.S. ever since.
For more information on the celebration today in the city of Puebla, Mexico, here is a brief article from TripSavvy.com: https://www.tripsavvy.com/cinco-de-mayo-in-puebla-1588678