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Edible Books Festival April 1

The 3rd annual Morris Library Edible Book Festival will take place on Monday, April 1, 2013, in the Hall of Presidents and Chancellors from 3pm to 4pm.

Woodblock Woodstock Event in the News

Woodblock Woodstock, an event that involved a printing press and free t-shirts held at Morris Library in 2011, is featured in College & Research Libraries News.

Grant for "America's Music" Film Series Received

Morris Library has received a grant to participate in the project, America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Two Scholarships Available Through Records Management

Two $1,000 scholarships for Fall 2013 are available from the Bill Potter Memorial Scholarship Fund through the Records Management Department of Morris Library.

Writing Contest for U.S. Constitution Day Seeks Entries

Morris Library is sponsoring a writing contest in honor of U.S. Constitution Day. Cash prizes will be awarded for the best essays. The topic of the contest is "Guns, the Second Amendment, and SIUC: What Would Make Me Feel Safe?".

Spring Blood Drive March 8

Morris Library will host its Spring Blood Drive on Friday, March 8, 2013, from 10am to 2 pm in the first floor Rotunda.

Imagining Geographies Inaugural Event March 5

The inaugural event of this year’s Imagining Geographies program, “Southern Illinios: Land, Lives, and Art" will be held in the John C. Guyon auditorium and the Rotunda from 5:30 to 9:00pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

Dream Working Closing Reception February 27

The closing reception for Dream Working: A Participatory Art Installation will be held from 3 - 5 pm this Wednesday, February 27, 2013.

Trovillion’s “Bloody Williamson” Publications Examined

Melissa Hubbard, the Special Collections Research Center’s Rare Books Librarian, recently published on Hal W. Trovillion's efforts to document the events that turned Williamson County into “Bloody Williamson”.

Women in Engineering & Science Symposium March 5

Morris Library and the Illinois Humanities Council are holding a symposium celebrating women in science and engineering featuring the exhibit, “Petticoats and Slide Rules: The Life of Mary He

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