The Prairie Research Institute Library has closed permanently. The Prairie Research Institute Librarian is now based at Funk Library, and may be reached by email or at the phone number above. Additional information about the library closure can be found on the FAQ page.
Borrow an Illinois Fossils Trunk to help your students, grades 7-10 explore Illinois’ natural heritage of the past. Each trunk contains fossil molds, a fossil hunt kit, a video, a fossil reference collection, field guides, posters and more.
Check the calendar below for open dates.
Use our ONLINE FORM to reserve this trunk.