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Free cookies for all! Join us for the annual Morris Library Cookie Banquet on December 6, 2023, from noon until 2pm in the 1st floor north lobby (near Delyte's and the lucky Lincoln head).

Wild Thing Art Show

The exhibition "Wild Thing" explores the inspiration of local artists Fran Jaffe, Cathy Daesch, Karen Fiorino, Lisa Lennox, Jonny Gray, Julie Murphy, Jan York, Beth Martell, Tabitha Tripp, and Kathy Wides as they free their hearts and unchain their spirits.

The show runs from November 1 through December 15, 2023, in Morris Library's first floor rotunda. A reception will be held on December 3 at 2pm.

Learn more about the artists involved on the show's webpage.

Check it out--for yourself! Morris Library now has a self-checkout station for books and journals located on the first floor near the south doors (near the Honors and CTE offices). Try it today!


Native American heritage readings and resources

Transgender Identities

Trajectory: The Works of Arch Connelly and Jimmy Wright, an exhibit of art by two internationally renowned artists and SIUC graduates will be on display at the Sharp Museum from August 22 through December 15, 2023. An opening reception with a talk by Jimmy Wright will be held from 4:30-8:00pm on Friday, August 25, 2023.

The Inclusive Collection highlights books featuring topics, authors, characters, perspectives, experiences, and expertise that members of systemically marginalized and excluded communities of people bring to every genre and discipline.