ScholarSpace open for business!
Share your story:
The Rod Library, as a part of the National Endowment for the Humanities and American Library Association’s Latino Americans: 500 Years of History programming, is creating Tu Historia: Latino Americans in Iowa, an oral history collection that focuses on the experiences of Latinos and Latino Americans in the Midwest. This project aims to promote cultural connections through the stories of individuals. All Latino/as are encouraged to share their stories through photos, video, or by just speaking with us.
As unrest and upheaval grip our world today, the United States has seen an unprecedented surge of unaccompanied minors entering the country unlawfully and alone. Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother, the award-winning novel by Sonia Nazario, explores one teen’s true story of traveling more than 1,600 miles to reunite with his mother.
Have you visited the Youth Collection lately?
You don’t need to be an Education major to take advantage of the amazing tree room, relaxing rocking chairs, unique squishy floor tiles, and award-winning children’s and young adult books.
Overcoming Obstacles to Create Positive Change
The Rod Library will be hosting Dr. Jeffrey S. Copeland in our newly renovated Scholarspace on the 3rd Floor @ 4pm February 24th. All are welcome to attend.
If you are taking Children's Literature (LIT ED 1044) this semester, you may want digital copies of these materials we've created to help with your Book Review Project. You can also get them from the Youth Services desk when our staff are here.
The New Asylums: Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System
February 17, 2016 @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ~ Center for Multicultural Education, Maucker Union, UNI