Service-Learning project

04/14/2017 - The video linked below was created by two sections of a Cornerstone course, taught by Rachel Morgan. Rod Library assisted students to do research as part of this project that investigated food insecurity in the Cedar Valley. Students made use of the research gathered in class presentations ...Read more

Trevor Dawes to visit Rod Library--April 18th

04/13/2017 -   On Tuesday, April 18, Trevor Dawes will be visiting Rod Library. Dawes is the May Morris Librarian and vice provost for libraries and museums at the University of Delaware, and he served as co-chair of the American Library Association's Task Force for Equity, Diversity, and ...Read more

Faculty Publications

04/12/2017 - UNI Faculty are prolific contributors to the publishing world, as authors, co-authors, and editors. Our latest display in the Rod Library located by the Book Bistro café highlights just a sampling of their books, e-books, journal and e-journal articles, and also spotlights UNI ...Read more

Friends of the UNI Museum Earth Day Sale

04/12/2017 - Visit the Friends of the UNI Museum store April 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Learning Commons as they sell fair trade objects from across the world including jewelry, textiles and, artwork. ...Read more

Celebrating National Library Week 2017

04/10/2017 - This week, the Rod Library on the Campus of the University of Northern Iowa joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries are transforming their communities every day through the services and invaluable expertise they offer. April 9-15 ...Read more

Game Board Drive

04/10/2017 - Got any board games lying around? If you don’t play them, we’ll take them! The Rod Library is accepting donations of gently used card and board games. Your donations will allow others to share the fun in the library. Games should be in good condition and complete. Games not ...Read more
LivePurpleGiveGold at Rod Library

LivePurpleGiveGold at Rod Library

04/05/2017 - Melissa Curtis is an undergraduate student at UNI and a current library student assistant.   Why did you choose UNI? UNI was the right size, campus-wise, for me. I wanted a university education but with a small campus, and UNI gives me that. The campus was beautiful and quite inviting. ...Read more

UNI Day of Giving #LivePurpleGiveGold

03/30/2017 - #LivePurpleGiveGold on Wednesday, April 5! On this day we ask Alumni, faculty, staff and students will join together to make a significant impact on the lives of UNI students, faculty and staff. Join your fellow Panthers!  Find more information and give at ...Read more

New Digital Collections

03/29/2017 - Rod Library now makes available several periodical and newspaper runs in digital form. These were acquired with one-time money.  All of these titles previously were available in the collection only in physical formats, including print and microfilm.  We anticipate that the physical pieces ...Read more

Chrysalis Ceramic Exhibit by Madalyn Loring

03/27/2017 - About the Artist Madalyn Loring was raised in Des Moines, Iowa, and attended Roosevelt High School. Her mother encouraged her to enroll in wheel-throwing classes at the Des Moines Art Center at the age of thirteen. Madalyn will graduate from the University of Northern Iowa in May of 2017, with a ...Read more

​Art Gay-la!

03/27/2017 - Art Gay-la! The LGBT* Center and Rod Library are partnering together to host this year's Art Gay-la. Be sure to stop by the lounge near the west entrance of Rod Library to see the art displayed from April 3-9. You can also vote for "Audience Choice," which will have the opportunity ...Read more

West African Drum Ensemble Performance

03/27/2017 - In conjunction with Ballroom Bash: Iowa's Rock 'n' Roll Legacy, the West African Drum Ensemble will be performing at the UNI Museum, Thursday, April 20, at 5 p.m. This performance and lecture will explore the historic origins of Rock 'n' Roll rhythms and beats and how these ...Read more

#MeetTheStaff - Angie Cox

03/21/2017 - There’s someone who you should know and her name is Angie Cox, Assistant Professor of Library Services/Instruction & Liaison Librarian. Angie teaches a relatively new course called Beyond Google and is the librarian liaison for a many departments across campus, while also working one- ...Read more

CFPL@UNI Collection Survey

03/03/2017 - Rod Library is seeking feedback about our CFPL (Cedar Falls Public Library) @UNI collection. The collection includes leisure materials such as popular reading, video, and audiobooks and is updated regularly with new materials. You will find the CFPL@UNI collection located near the Book ...Read more

New Oxford Shakespeare Online

02/28/2017 - Rod Library has a trial subscription to New Oxford Shakespeare Online -- a dynamic, interactive resource, presenting new considerations of Shakespeare's works, edited from the base-texts, and drawing on the latest textual and theatrical scholarship. Please provide feedback by March 31 ...Read more

All Call for Artists

02/28/2017 - Louise by Jen Heckmann We want your art! The “Wall of Comic Art” will be on exhibit in Rod Library on the main floor during the month of March. UNI students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit comic artwork for the exhibit. Art submissions can be digital print, paint, ...Read more

RodCon 2017

02/27/2017 - Enjoy crafts, comics, games, costume contests, and so much more at Rod Library's 4th Annual RodCon, a mini-comic convention. It's free and open to the public. Stay up-to-date with Rod Library's Facebook page and the RodCon website. ...Read more

Chicago Memories

02/17/2017 - Local artist Chaveevah Banks Ferguson will lead a discussion of her work and life on Wednesday, March 1 at 4 p.m. on the main floor of Rod Library at UNI. Her paintings are on display in the library until March 5. An artistic door prize will be awarded to one lucky contestant ...Read more

Friends of the UNI Museum Valentine's Day Sale

02/01/2017 - Stop by and show your love for the UNI Museum by purchasing something for a loved one from the Friends of the UNI Museum on February 13th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the main floor of the library. ...Read more

Faculty Studies

01/30/2017 - Rod Library is again able to offer faculty study rooms to current full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members and emeritus faculty and staff members.   Faculty who are interested in applying for a faculty study room for spring semester should fill out the online application and ...Read more


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