All posts by Audrey Bokuniewicz

Spring Break! March 18-24, 2019 Library Hours: 8-4:30 Monday-Friday, CLOSED Saturday/Sunday

We’re halfway through the semester, spring is finally awakening after the coldest winter ever, and that means Spring Break arrives next week, Monday, March 18- Sunday, March 24, 2019.

As you finish up your midterms and wrap up your first half-term 8-week classes this week, there’s still time to register for second half-term 8-week classes, which start on March 25, 2019.  Here’s the complete list of 8-week classes:

If you are looking ahead to summer, stop by the library and pick up a Summer 2019 Course Schedule while supplies last, or view it interactively online here:

Good luck with your classes and have a good Spring Break!

Aurora Downtown Campus Library Hosts First Friday Arts Event 6-8:30 p.m. on March 1, 2019

Waubonsee Community College, 18 S River St., will be open with “A Night of Arts – Ceramics, Jazz, and More.” The Aurora Downtown Campus Library will host the High School Invitational Ceramics Exhibition and will be joined by Oswego East and Kaneland High School Jazz Combos. Wheel throwing and tile painting will be available in the Café Lobby from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The Ceramics Exhibition will be on view in the library from Wednesday, February 27 – Saturday, March 16, 2019.

New for Spring Term! Sunday Hours 1-5 p.m. at Todd Library (Sugar Grove Campus Only)

Need to visit the library on Sunday?  Todd Library in Sugar Grove will be open 1-5 p.m. Sundays this Spring Term, starting this Sunday, January 27, 2019.

Regular Library Hours Resume this week:

Monday – Thursday:  7:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday:                               7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday:                         8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday (New!):             1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Have a good first week of classes!

It’s MLK Day! Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ninety years ago, on January 15, 1929, Michael King was born in Atlanta, Georgia.  Before his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968 at age 39, he went on to become the noted Civil Rights leader, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and prolific author we remember today as the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For more information, here are some of his books and speeches available at the library:

We also have the related graphic novel series, March, by Congressman John Lewis, who experienced the Civil Rights movement first hand: