From The Library Calendar

As an undergraduate, I found the vast, high, light-filled reading room to be a sort of temple of learning—most of which I despaired of ever mastering—and in graduate school, after taking courses on the use of the library for research, I was even more awed by how much of human knowledge is contained in that building. Illinois is a great university, and the Library is its heart.

— Roger Ebert

BS, 1964

Library Fact:
The University Library has a Cat Librarian
Uggles is the unofficial mascot of the University of Illinois’ Undergraduate Library where she has been working since 2015 as the resident cat-brarian. She even has a little blue “Ask a Cat” vest when she’s on duty! #AskUggles