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Friends of the NIU Libraries: Activities & Programs

If you are interested in the Friends co-sponsoring an event, please click here to make a request.

2015-2016 Programs

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Annual Faculty & Staff Wine & Cheese Social

Thursday, August 27, 2015, 4-6 pm

Rare Books and Special Collections, Founders Memorial Library, 4th floor

This is an invitation-only event. Please watch your mail for invitations!

 

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Gophers, Huskies, and Sherlock Holmes

Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 7:30 pm

 

Photo of Timothy J. Johnson

Timothy J. Johnson

Curator, Special Collections & Rare Books
E. W. McDiarmid Curator of the Sherlock Holmes Collections
University of Minnesota Libraries

Sherlock Holmes, so tales tell us, spent some time in Chicago, but they don't explain how the largest Sherlockian collection in the world landed in Minnesota. This presentation unwraps some of the mysteries about Holmes in Minnesota and the Midwest.

Staff Lounge, Founders Memorial Library, Lower Level

This event is free and open to the public.

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Save the Date!

[More info coming soon, but this will be a Medievalist topic]

Dr. Robert Berkhofer

Western Michigan University

Thursday, March 24, 2016

(Co-sponsored with the Medieval Studies Program)

This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the NIU Libraries

This event is free and open to the public.

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This event is free and open to the public.

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This event is free and open to the public.

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Friends of NIU Libraries Annual Meeting & Ice Cream Social

DATE TBA

Rare Books and Special Collections, Founders Memorial Library 4th Floor

Featuring frozen custard and homemade hot fudge from Ollie's!

This event is free and open to the public.

 

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Free parking in the Visitor's Lot and the Parking Garage is available beginning after 7:00 pm. Click here for a map of Founders Memorial Library and parking lots in the central NIU Campus area.

For more information, please call (815) 753-9838 or e-mail libraryfriend@niu.edu.

Click Here to see a listing of Past Programs (some articles and photos from past events are included)

Thank you for your generous support!

Last Updated: August 3, 2015