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New and Updated Research Guides

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Test your knowledge about Black History!

February 19 - 29


Students that answer the most questions correctly will be entered into  our drawing for a prize!

Winners will be announced on Friday, March 1st.


Take the quiz now! 

(Sign in with your AU email address)

Prizes can be picked up from the library.

Therapy Dogs


Unleashed & Phillips Library Presents

Therapy Dog Destress

Come to the library to hang out with the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club and Destress!

When: February 29 & April 24

Where: Phillips Library

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Finding Sammy

Join us on Mondays and Thursdays to find Sammy in our collection. 

How to play: Use the clue from our whiteboard to search the catalog for the item. Once you find Sammy, come to the information desk, and we will give you a prize!

Rule: Each group or person can find him once per week.

Act fast! Prizes are given to the first person or group to find him.

Are you having trouble finding Sammy? View our Searching Tips for Finding Sammy guide for help with navigating our library catalog.



Collections Discovery


Browse through our recently added Collections Discovery from our catalog. Stay up-to-date with new books at the library. Find featured titles based on holidays, cultures, and college success. 

Yellow arrow pointing to highlighted Collection Discovery button on Spartan Search menu bar

Location Changes

We have moved our fiction and DVD collections to make them easier to browse. You can now find those materials along the left side of the first floor. 


Front Entrance Display Cases
Materials from the Schingoethe Museum

First Floor Lobby
United We Stand - mixed media work by Jonathan Reid

First Floor Gallery (East Side)
Student Photography Exhibit 

Second Floor Gallery
Student Photography Exhibit