Library Staff Wins Big at Waubonsee WinterFest!

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, and Todd Librarian, Earl Shumaker, 2017 winner of a Support Staff Award for Excellence.

Congratulations to our winners, and a big thank you to everyone who contributed to baskets and planned a wonderful WinterFest!

From “I Have a Dream” to “Dreams from My Father” – Dream Big! It’s Black History Month

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 – a blueprint to our future.  We are dreaming big!


January 2018 Book Display

January Book Display – Emancipation Proclamation Anniversary

January 1, 1863, Abraham Lincoln, by executive proclamation, called for the freeing of all slaves who lived within the Confederate States upon this date. Slaves from the four Union States were not officially freed until the passage of the 13th Amendment in 1865. Come check out some of our information at the Todd Library.


A look at the news and events happening in the Libraries at Waubonsee Community College