Rod Cast - News and Events

February 11, 2013 - 12:52 pm
Blind Date Display

In honor of Valentine’s week the Rod would like to set you up on a “Blind Date With A Book”
Here’s how it works- Stop by and check out a  specially wrapped book from our display.
Take it home, unwrap it, read it, and enjoy! If you don’t like the book, simply return it to the library, its feelings won’t be hurt.
After reading the book write a couple of lines on...

February 05, 2013 - 12:24 pm

Check out the newest items they added to our vending machine today!  Pens ($1.25) and pencils ($2.00)!   If you have a suggestion of other items that you'd like to see added to the machine, stop by the Multiservice Center desk and let us know.  Like the local news station - We've Got You Covered!

February 05, 2013 - 7:59 am





For more information about exhibits at Rod Library see our exhibits web pa...

February 04, 2013 - 12:00 pm
Book cover - Thrive: Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way, by Dan Buettner

The UNI Healthy Campus Initiative group plans to have a table set up in the Rod Library lobby on the following dates:


  • Monday, February 4, 2013 -- 11 am to 2 pm
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2013 -- 11 am to 2 pm

Stop by the table to find out more information about the UNI Healthy Campus Initiative, which supports Cedar Falls/Waterloo Community Blue Zones Project (TM). ...

January 29, 2013 - 7:32 am

 Due to a system software problem we are no longer sending email receipts to indicate the due dates for checked out material. You can still access your "My Library Account" to determine when your material is due and you will continue to receive Courtesy Notices near the due date of your material. We apologize for any inconvenience.

January 25, 2013 - 9:00 am




For more information about exhibits at Rod Library see our exhibits web page.

January 24, 2013 - 2:53 pm

 ARTstor will perform an upgrade to its systems starting Saturday, January 26 at 10:00 PM CST and ending on Sunday, January 27 at 12:00 PM CST.  During this time, users will not have access to the ARTstor Digital Library.

January 23, 2013 - 8:18 am

Courtesy of the State Library of Iowa, Rod Library is now able to access “Learning Express.” Learning Express offers career and academic resources such as online tutorials, practice tests, e-books, and a comprehensive job search and career guidance system. Log in to this resource and create your own account to maintain a personalized list of resour...

January 14, 2013 - 5:44 pm
Group of chairs to vote on

Welcome back to Rod Library! It's going to be an exciting and busy semester.  There are many changes, large and small, happening right inside your own library!  Rod Library currently has five sample chairs for you to try out and vote on.  These are the chairs that will be purchased specifically for the Learning Commons area on the 2nd (main) floor of the library.  The sample chairs are loc...

January 11, 2013 - 9:09 am

You asked, we listened!  The learning commons now has more electrical outlets.  The north wall near the comfy furniture formerly had no outlets, and now there are several running along the wall.  The paneled wall area now has several additional places to plug in electrical devices near the study tables.  Visit us during spring semester!