June 30, 2015

IRC Hours Update: July 4th Holiday

The Instructional Resource Center will close at 4:00 pm on Thursday, July 2nd and be closed Friday, July 3rd. Regular summer hours resume. Monday, July 6th. A complete listing of IRC hours and updates is available on our website.

June 29, 2015

@IRCAULibrary on Twitter

Are you following @IRCaulibrary on Twitter?

Keep up to date with IRC news and information including hours updates, new books, IRC resources, Pinterest boards, and more. Here's a sampling of items you may have missed:


June 19, 2015

Juvenile Books: Picture Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

June 18, 2015

2015 Boston Globe-Horn Book Winners

The 2015 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners for children's literature were announced May 27, 2015.
"Celebrating their 49th year, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children’s and young adult literature."
This year's selection included a winner and honor books in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction, and Nonfiction.



Picture Book Winner: The Farmer and the Clown
Picture Book Honor Books: It's Only Stanley and Once Upon an Alphabet

Fiction Award Winner: Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms
Fiction Honor Books: Egg & Spoon and Challenger Deep

Non-fiction Award Winner: The Family Romanov
Non-fiction Honor Books: The Boys Who Challenged Hitler and Brown Girl Dreaming

June 17, 2015

Juvenile Books: Fiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

June 15, 2015

Juvenile Books: Nonfiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

Main Collection: General

The following book has been added to the library's main circulating collection. You will find it displayed in the new book area on the library's main floor or in it's regular library location.

June 11, 2015

IRC Hours Update

The Instructional Resource Center will be closed Friday, June 12th. Regular summer hours will resume on Monday, June 15th. A complete listing of IRC hours and updates is available on our website.

June 10, 2015

Juvenile Books: YA Fiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

IRC Pinterest: Materials Kits

Visit the IRC Pinterest board, Materials Kits to view recent additions to this circulating collection. Our materials kit collection features puppets, flannel board stories, dry erase boards, and games for math, science, language arts, social studies, music, and other subject areas.


Follow IRC's board IRC Materials Kits on Pinterest.


Materials kits are part of the IRC circulating collection, located on the second floor of AU Library. Check availability by clicking the catalog link after each call number.

June 04, 2015

IRC Circulating: Kits

The following materials kits have been added to the Instructional Resource Center circulating collection. Materials Kits are located inside of the IRC, on right side/east wall, and shelved numerically. For ease of use, shelving in the IRC are labeled.

June 03, 2015

IRC Activity Books

The following activity books have been added to the IRC circulating collection. Activity books are located directly outside the Instructional Resource Center, AU Library second floor, adjacent to the curriculum textbook collection.

June 02, 2015

Curriculum Textbooks: Social Studies

The following curriculum textbooks have been added to the IRC circulating collection. They are located in the curriculum textbook area directly outside of the Instructional Resource Center, AU Library second floor.

June 01, 2015

IRC Summer Hours

IRC Summer hours resume Monday, June 1 , 2015.
Exceptions to regular operating hours are posted on the IRC web site. The IRC is closed daily from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for lunch.

  • Monday through Thursday:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Friday:  8:00 am to noon
  • Saturday & Sunday:  Closed

May 14, 2015

IRC Hours Update

The IRC will close at noon on Friday, May 15th and will be closed Monday, May 18th through Sunday, May 31st. Summer hours resume on Monday, June 1st. A complete listing of IRC hours updates is available on the IRC web site.

May 13, 2015

@IRCAULibrary on Twitter

Are you following @IRCaulibrary on Twitter?

Keep up to date with IRC news and information, hours updates, new books and IRC resources, Pinterest boards #IRCshelfie and #IRCmotivation, and more. Here's a sampling of what you may have missed on Monday.


May 12, 2015

Juvenile Books: Fiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

May 11, 2015

Juvenile Books: Nonfiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.