November 21, 2014

IRC Hours: Thanksgiving Break

Please note the following changes to Instructional Resource Center hours for the Thanksgiving week. A complete listing of IRC hours updates is available on the IRC web site.

  • Monday, 11/24:  1 pm to 10 pm
  • Tuesday, 11/25:  Closed
  • Wednesday, 11/26: Closed

The IRC will be closed Thursday, 11/27 thorugh Saturday 11/29 for Thanksgiving Break. Regular IRC hours will resume on Sunday, November 30th.

November 18, 2014

IRC Pinterest: Thanksgiving

The IRC Pinterest Thanksgiving Board features a variety of juvenile fiction & non-fiction books about the Thanksgiving holiday. You should be following the IRC on Pinterest.

Follow IRC's board Thanksgiving on Pinterest.

Books on this board are part of the main juvenile collection located on the second floor of AU Library. Check title availability by clicking on the catalog link after each call number in the pin description.

November 17, 2014

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.

November 12, 2014

IRC Hours Update

The Instructional Resource Center will open at 1:00 pm on Thursday, November 13th and Friday, November 14th.  A complete listing of IRC Hours Updates is available on the IRC web site.

November 11, 2014

Curriculum Textbooks: Math

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.

Curriculum Textbooks: Science

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.

November 10, 2014

IRC Pinterest: Autumn Books

The IRC Pinterest Autumn: Fall Board features a variety seasonal Autumn and fall themed picture books, fiction and nonfiction. You should be following the IRC on Pinterest!

Follow IRC's board Autumn: Fall Books on Pinterest.

Books on this board are part of the main juvenile collection located on the second floor of AU Library. Check title availability by clicking on the catalog link after each call number in the pin description.

October 31, 2014

IRC Hours Update: Nov. 3 - Nov. 7

Please note the following changes to Instructional Resource Center hours for the first week of November. A complete listing of IRC hours updates is available on the IRC web site.

  • Monday, 11/3:  Open 1 pm to 10 pm
  • Tuesday, 11/4: Open 1 pm to 10 pm
  • Wednesday, 11/5: Open 1 pm to 10 pm
  • Thursday, 11/6:  Open 1 pm to 10 pm
  • Friday, 11/7: Open 1 pm to 5 pm

October 30, 2014

October 29, 2014

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 the juvenile collection.

October 28, 2014

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 the juvenile collection.

October 27, 2014

IRC Collections: New Ellison Dies

New Ellison Dies have been added to the IRC collection!
  • Combo Dies: Halloween and Thanksgiving
  • Animal Set: Lion, Giraffe, Hippo, and Elephant
  • Peace Sign, Birthday Cake, and snowflake
  • 3-D Christmas Tree, Large


Follow IRC's board Ellison Dies: Holiday on Pinterest.


The IRC has an extensive collection of Ellison Dies available for use including a variety of images, borders and five different alphabet fonts (upper and lower case). Five Ellison Prestige Pro die cut machines are available for use. Interested in the Ellison Dies?

  • Bring your won paper and use die cuts and machines for free. 
  • ANY use of our paper (even scrap box paper) is a penny per cut. 
  • Construction paper, craft paper, and even wrapping paper may be used in our machines. 


Follow IRC's board Ellison Dies: Seasons on Pinterest.

View the IRC's entire Ellison Die collection on the IRC Pinterest site.

October 24, 2014

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 the juvenile collection.

October 23, 2014

IRC Pinterest: Halloween

The IRC Pinterest Halloween Board features a variety of Halloween themed picture books, fiction and nonfiction. You should be following the IRC on Pinterest!

Follow IRC's board Halloween on Pinterest.

Books on this board are part of the main juvenile collection located on the second floor of AU Library. Check title availability by clicking on the catalog link after each call number in the pin description.

October 22, 2014

Juvenile Books: Graphic Novels

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 it's regular location within the juvenile collection.

October 21, 2014

Juvenile Books: Non-Fiction

The following book has been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find it shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in the juvenile collection.

IRC Reference

The following new book was added to the IRC reference collection. You will find it shelved inside the Instructional Resource Center, library second floor, in the IRC reference area.

Main Collection: General

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