Library News

You’ve Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers!

Did you know that you can ask questions and get help with research at the Ask Desk on the Library’s 2nd floor? A librarian who would be delighted to help you is available: Monday-Thursday 8:30 am – 7 pm Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm Stop by in person, give us a call – 312-369-7153…

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Museums on a tight budget? No problem. Free Admission Days

Chicago is home to museums large and small.   You can take advantage of these rich cultural resources on even the tightest budget.  Major museums have free days while many smaller ones are free or inexpensive.  February is the perfect time to visit!   Many of the major museums offer free days this month. Note that free…

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Black History Month Events Around Chicago

Celebrate Black History Month with by visit to a museum,  attending a fashion show, listening to an alumni panel discussion, viewing art exhibitions, and/or attending cultural celebrations around the city! Black History Month Alumni Panel Columbia College 623 S. Wabash, Hokin Hall 1st Floor, 6-7:30pm Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with a…

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Library wins 2017 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

The Columbia College Chicago Library has won the college category of the 2017 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award which recognizes the accomplishments of librarians and other library staff as they come together as members of a team to support the mission of their institution. ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries) is a division of…

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Mark Your Calendar: January and February Events at the Library

Lights, Camera, Action, Make! January 25, 12-1pm Visit the Library and let us introduce you to the wide variety of resources available to enhance your creativity. This is a hands-on opportunity for you to become familiar with the many tools you have access to as a student of Columbia College Chicago!   Old School Game Night…

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