Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Exhibition: Shale Play

Currently in the Everett Gallery, upper level of Hewes Library, poetry and photography by Julie Spicher Kasdorf and Steven Rubin.

Join us for the reception and poetry reading on Monday, September 9th, 6-7:30pm. Presentation begins at 6:30pm. Free and open to all.

Monday, August 26, 2019

Let the Term Begin!

Welcome back to campus, and of course, welcome to all new members of the Monmouth College community!  Hewes Library is back in the swing of the semester, and thus, so begin our regular semester hours. The hours are always available on the library homepage or give us a call 309-457-2190 for up-to-the-minute information.  Here's to a fabulous Fall Semester!

Monday 7:30am - 12midnight
Tuesday 7:30am - 12midnight
Wednesday 7:30am - 12midnight
Thursday 7:30am - 12midnight
Friday 7:30am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 12noon - 12midnight

Libraries Share with Us! Learn more

Looking for research materials? If you aren't able to locate what you need in the Hewes Library catalog, consider borrowing from I-Share.   

What is I-Share?
Monmouth College's Hewes Library participates in a sharing alliance of 90+ Illinois libraries. Monmouth College affiliates (students, faculty, staff) may borrow materials, for free, from I-Share institutions via their library account. The I-Share database contains over 12 million unique bibliographic records and nearly 38 million item records. This enormous consortial collection, combined with IShare’s resource sharing services, provides ready access to a collection that ranks among the world’s greatest research libraries. 
Learn more how to use I-Share and Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) on our website: https://library.monmouthcollege.edu/home/otherlibraries

Friday, August 16, 2019

Recreational Reading

New titles are now available in our #ScotsRead recreational reading collection.  

These titles, and many more, can be found on the main floor of Hewes Library. Materials circulate for two weeks and may have three renewals. Enjoy!

New this month:

Turning Point: A Novel by Danielle Steel
The Road to Dawn by Jared A. Brock
The Volunteer: One Man, an Underground Army, and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz by Jack Fairweather
The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth by Michio Kaku
President Carter: The White House Years by Stuart E. Eizenstat
Bunny: A Novel by Mona Awad
The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks

Friday, August 9, 2019

New Items at Hewes Library

New items are added to the Hewes Library collection on a continual basis. Recent titles have included:

  • Polio: The Odyssey of Eradication by Thomas Abraham
  • Mujeres Que Matan by Alberto Barrera Tyszka
  • Nevada by Imogene Binnie
  • Science for Potters by Linda Bloomfield
  • Peter Darling by Austin Chant
  • Should We Control World Population? by Diane Coole
  • Pen & Ink Drawing: A Simple Guide by Alphonso Dunn
  • Brexit and British Politics by Geoff Evans
  • Listening to Killers by James Garbarino
  • Tibetan Rituals of Death: Buddhist Funerary Practices by Margaret Gouin

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Orientation Week Hours

Orientation Week Library Hours (August 12th - August 20th)

Monday, August 12th - Friday, August 16th 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 17th 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18th Closed
Monday, August 19th 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 20th 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

regular term hours begin Wednesday, August 21st (first day of classes)