Poetry Event at Milner Library Nov. 12

Milner Library

A reading of works by William Blake and other poets will be part of the Friday Night Live Literary Kicks event at Illinois State University’s Milner Library on Friday, Nov. 12, at 8:15 p.m.

Justice Knecht Moderates Debate Team at Milner Library

Milner Library

Illinois State University’s Milner Library will host Justice James Knecht and the University Debate Team on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. on the library’s main floor. The debate, Freedom to Read Sexually Explicit Material, is free and open to the public.

Circus Collection Receives Vasquez Trapeze Act Items

Gamma Phi Circus

Juan and Miguel Vazquez, of the renowned Flying Vazquez trapeze act, recently donated a substantial number of items to the Circus and Allied Arts Collection, housed in the Special Collections area of Illinois State University’s Milner Library.

Illinois State Celebrates Banned Books Week

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As part of Banned Books Week, Illinois State University’s Milner Library and Barnes and Noble College Bookstore will host readings from banned and challenged books on Tuesday, Sept. 28, and Wednesday, Sept. 29, starting at 11:30 a.m. each day.

Milner Library Book Arts Workshops, Lectures

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The Center for Conservation and Preservation at Illinois State University’s Milner Library will host a number of workshops and lectures this fall on the creation and preservation of books.

Wastawy Honored for International Library Leadership

Milner Library

Sohair Wastawy, dean of libraries at Illinois State University, has been honored with an Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) International Relations Committee Special Recognition Award for leadership.