Chemistry for the Voting Booth

One Book, One College will host its last event for the spring semester, “Chemistry for the Voting Booth” by Dr. Lena Woodis, associate professor (Math, Science & Engineering): Wed., April 27 2:30 p.m. Room 212 C/D, East Peoria Campus All are welcome to attend.  There will be chemistry demonstrations.  

“One Book, One College” Hosts NAACP Peoria Chapter President February 9

“One Book, One College” will be hosting a community leader’s presentation with Don Jackson on February 9, at 2:30 pm, in Room 212 C/D on the East Peoria Campus. Jackson will be speaking on civic engagement. Jackson is the current president of the NAACP Peoria Chapter and a practicing attorney in the Peoria area.  All…  read more

One Book, One College Events for February

One Book, One College is hosting several events in the month of February. Between the Lines presentation: “Non-Fiction That Reads Like Fiction” by Amy Glass Monday, February 1 2:30 pm Room 212 C/D, East Peoria Campus TED Talks and Discussion led by Jessica Bastian Friday, February 5, at noon: Video from Doris Kerns Goodwin Friday, February…  read more

Upcoming Library Workshops

The ICC Library is offering workshops for students in the spring semester. Three different workshops will each be offered twice on the East Peoria Campus.  The workshops cover web searching, database searching, and citations. No registration is needed. A full schedule and descriptions of workshops can be found at . Questions?  Contact Michelle Nielsen Ott,…  read more

Reminder: “One Book, One College” Movie Matinee

ICC Library’s “One Book, One College” program hosts events throughout the academic year based on the 2015-2016 book, March: Book One by John Lewis and the theme of citizenship. The next event is a movie matinee. The showing is TOMORROW, January 27, at 2:30 pm, in Room 212 C/D. Free popcorn for attendees. See the flyers…  read more

“One Book, One College” 2016-2017 Selection Announced

The 2016-2017 “One Book, One College” selection was announced during Celebration of Learning last week.  The theme for 2016-2017 is persistence and the book corresponding to the theme is The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. If you have ideas on events related to persistence and The Alchemist, please contact Michelle Nielsen Ott, Ext. 5617. The current…  read more

ICC Celebrates its Library’s Past, Present and Future with Open House October 13

Illinois Central College will mark the completion of recent renovations to its East Peoria Library location with an open house celebration on Tuesday, October 13, from 2 to 4 pm, on the East Peoria Campus. Interim Provost Dr. Margaret Swanson and Library Services Director Cate Kaufman will offer brief welcome comments at 2:15 pm. Visitors…  read more

One Book, One College Community Leader Presentation with Chuck Weaver

One Book, One College will be hosting a presentation by Peoria City Councilman Chuck Weaver on Wednesday, September 23, beginning at 2 pm, in Room 212 C/D.  Councilman Weaver is the founder of Leaders Change Peoria and will be speaking on civic engagement. Each month One Book, One College will be hosting a leader from…  read more

Help Select the Next One Book, One College Book!

The One Book, One College group is now accepting nominations for the 2016-2017 book selection.  The theme for 2016-2017 is persistence.  Both fiction and non-fiction books are welcome in representing the theme of persistence. To nominate a book (or books), visit and complete the survey in the “Selecting” area. Nominations will be accepted through…  read more