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Don’t leave any “Blank Spaces” on your finals, Panthers! Booth Library will present “Finals Week (Taylor’s Version),” offering a variety of activities to help students relax, take a break, and “Breathe” as the semester winds down. On Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 12-13, members of All Things Pawsitive will bring certified therapy dogs to greet students […]

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Booth Library staff will present a series of activities to promote stress relief and overall wellness from Dec. 5-9. All are invited to participate in these free programs. Throughout the week, patrons are invited to create their own ornament in the library Atrium. Ornaments and craft supplies will be available. Patrons may create an ornament […]

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The EIU Archives has a catalogue of thousands of old and new postcards from around Illinois, the United States, and the world that can provide insight into history, art, and culture not seen elsewhere. You can access many of them through the Booth Library online database, but to see the complete collection, one must come […]

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A new exhibit on display at Booth Library features Zella Powell and Ona Norton. The former Douglas Hall on the EIU campus was recently renamed to honor these women with strong ties to the university, and the Mattoon and Charleston communities. Women of Distinction: Zella Powell and Ona Norton is on display in the Marvin […]

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Popular programs from Adobe are now available in the Fishbowl computer lab on the fourth floor of Booth Library. This includes Premiere Pro, Media Encoder, Photoshop and InDesign. Anyone with an EIU username may access them. To use these Adobe programs, patrons enter their EIU email address. They will then be redirected to EIU’s “Single […]

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Booth now offers access to Skillshare, an online learning community! Through the Skillshare platform, current EIU students, faculty and staff can independently participate in a variety of training and workshops, including in photography, graphic design, music, marketing, freelancing and much more! Access is free via the Booth Library website, but a reservation is required. Those […]

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