This month

Harry Potter Night

Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave, Charleston, United States

A Harry Potter Trivia Contest is planned as part of Harry Potter Night on Oct. 26. The trivia contest will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the West Reading Room of Booth Library. Teams of between two and six players may register online now at http://booth.eiu.edu/trivia. The cost is $10 per team plus $5 per player. Payment may be made online or in person on the night of the contest. The deadline to register is Oct. 21. All net proceeds from the Harry Potter Trivia Contest will benefit HOPE of East Central Illinois, a Coalition Against Domestic Violence agency based in Charleston that ...




Story time

Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave, Charleston, United States

Children ages 3 to 7 are invited to free story times in the Ballenger Teachers Center of Booth Library, located on the Eastern Illinois University campus. Story times are planned from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays, and each will have a specific theme. The schedule is as follows: Sept. 30, Latino Heritage: Dio de los Muertos, sponsored by Latino American Student Organization; Oct. 7, Disability Awareness, sponsored by Sigma Rho Epsilon; Oct. 28, Halloween, sponsored by the Student Reading Council; Nov. 4, Rockin’ with the Rec Club, sponsored by the EIU Rec Club; Nov. 11, We are Thankful, s...






Next month

Story time

Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave, Charleston, United States

Children ages 3 to 7 are invited to free story times in the Ballenger Teachers Center of Booth Library, located on the Eastern Illinois University campus. Story times are planned from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays, and each will have a specific theme. The schedule is as follows: Sept. 30, Latino Heritage: Dio de los Muertos, sponsored by Latino American Student Organization; Oct. 7, Disability Awareness, sponsored by Sigma Rho Epsilon; Oct. 28, Halloween, sponsored by the Student Reading Council; Nov. 4, Rockin’ with the Rec Club, sponsored by the EIU Rec Club; Nov. 11, We are Thankful, s...




Story time

Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave, Charleston, United States

Children ages 3 to 7 are invited to free story times in the Ballenger Teachers Center of Booth Library, located on the Eastern Illinois University campus. Story times are planned from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays, and each will have a specific theme. The schedule is as follows: Sept. 30, Latino Heritage: Dio de los Muertos, sponsored by Latino American Student Organization; Oct. 7, Disability Awareness, sponsored by Sigma Rho Epsilon; Oct. 28, Halloween, sponsored by the Student Reading Council; Nov. 4, Rockin’ with the Rec Club, sponsored by the EIU Rec Club; Nov. 11, We are Thankful, s...




Harry Potter and the Cult of Celebrity

Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave, Charleston, United States

This program is part of Booth Library’s fall exhibit and program series, “Twenty Years of Harry Potter: Celebrating a Phenomenon.” The exhibit will be on display at the library from Sept. 14 through Dec. 31, 2017. For more information on this exhibit and program series, visit http://booth.eiu.edu/hp20. Harry Potter and the Cult of Celebrity, presented by Lola Burnham, associate professor of journalism; Witters Conference Room 4440 “Celebrity is as celebrity does,” Gilderoy Lockhart tells Harry Potter when cautioning him about seeking too much attention. Harry, of course, is doing ...






december 2017

Story time

Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave, Charleston, United States

Children ages 3 to 7 are invited to free story times in the Ballenger Teachers Center of Booth Library, located on the Eastern Illinois University campus. Story times are planned from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays, and each will have a specific theme. The schedule is as follows: Sept. 30, Latino Heritage: Dio de los Muertos, sponsored by Latino American Student Organization; Oct. 7, Disability Awareness, sponsored by Sigma Rho Epsilon; Oct. 28, Halloween, sponsored by the Student Reading Council; Nov. 4, Rockin’ with the Rec Club, sponsored by the EIU Rec Club; Nov. 11, We are Thankful, s...




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