Earth Week Event: SustainabiliTEA

EVENT: Thursday, April 19

It’s Earth Week! There is so much going on this week on campus! We are proud to be partnering with Residence Life and the Sustainability Committee to host a SustainabiliTEA event on Thursday, April 19th from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at the Library. This fun event will feature sustainably sourced teas from Custom Cup and crafts made from up-cycled library materials.

We hope you can stop by!

Check out what else is happening on campus for Earth Week!

March Movie Madness is BACK!

March Movie Madness is back at Brookens Library!! We have put together a March Madness inspired bracket featuring 90’s era films to tie in with the Springfest theme. We have some epic matchup’s this week: Titanic vs. Office Space, Clueless vs. Ghost, Space Jam vs. A League of Their Own! We can’t wait to see who survives Week 1.

Week One March Movie Madness Matchups

Simply visit: and vote for your favorite 90’s film. It’s that easy! The final week of voting we will have a drawing for a Brookens Library prize pack.

Vote today!

Brookens Springfest Event 4/23/15

Springfest Event: Mickey Mouse Library Scavenger Hunt

Mickey Mouse Medal[1]Springfest is one of the special traditions at the University of Illinois Springfield. It’s a week long marathon of events and activities that unite the campus community in unique and exciting ways. This year Brookens is getting in on the action by sponsoring Trivia Night and hosting one of the Springfest bonus events. Tying in with the overall 2015 theme of Disney, our event is a “Mickey Mouse Library Scavenger Hunt”, where participants can learn about the library’s resources and services through an interactive scavenger hunt.

Participants will receive bonus points.

Date: Thursday, April 23

Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Location: Brookens Library