Dec 10, 2016
Feeling stressed as the end of the semester nears? Booth Library has you covered, with a variety of activities planned.
First, let your friends and families know how you're preparing for final exams by sending them a "Don't worry, I'm at Booth Library!" postcard. A limited number of postcards are available in the Marvin Foyer. Students are encouraged to fill out and address a postcard, then place it in the mailbox. Your friends at Booth Library will mail it for you! (U.S. postage free; international postage $1).
On Dec. 12 and 13, certified therapy dogs will greet students from 2 to 5 p.m. in the south lobby of the library.
Beginning Dec. 9, mad-libs, coloring pages and bookmarks, and Sudoku puzzles will be available in the Marvin Foyer and south lobby to take and complete on your own. Coloring supplies may be borrowed from the reference or LTS desks.
Students also are invited to help complete a larger jigsaw puzzle or group coloring page. These supplies will be set up in the Marvin Foyer.
From 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 12, free popcorn and lemonade will be served to students while supplies last.
All activities and refreshments are free.
For finals week, the library will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 10 (extended hours); noon to 1 a.m. Dec. 11; 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 12-15, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 16.
ELIZABETH M. HELDEBRANDT, Library Services -- Dean's Office
Posted: Dec 09, 2016
RECEPTION FOR BILL ELLIOTT
Please join us from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, in the Study Abroad Office, Blair Hall, Room 1207, to honor Bill Elliott for his service to the Graduate School and the Office of International Students and Scholars, and to say farewell as he departs EIU.
RYAN C. HENDRICKSON, Interim Dean, Graduate School
Posted: Dec 09, 2016
EIU PLANS ANNUAL HOLIDAY GATHERING AT OLD MAIN; PUBLIC INVITED
Community residents are once again invited to join Eastern Illinois University's students, faculty and staff for a traditional holiday gathering. Guests are welcome to attend “Heartfelt Holidays,” scheduled to take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12. The event will take place in Old Main’s (the “Castle”) Cougill Foyer.
Parking is available in most university lots after 5 p.m. Guests may park in the "X" lot, located east of Old Main.
Following an annual tradition, this year’s gathering again will showcase six holiday trees, five of which feature decorations made by students of Ashmore, Carl Sandburg, Jefferson, Lake Crest (Oakland) and Mark Twain elementary schools. Refreshments and holiday music will be available.
VICKI SHAW WOODARD, Media Relations
Posted: Nov 30, 2016
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