Library events highlight our services, build collaborative connections to academic departments and centers, and support and engage students, faculty, staff, and the community.


Library exhibits showcase Columbia College history and the work of faculty, staff, students, and alumni. This includes works in all forms of visual arts: sculpture, painting, drawings, paper and book arts.

Host an Event

Library space can be reserved for events by Columbia faculty, staff, and students. Requests for Library spaces are handled through the EMS Web Client.

Aesthetics of Research

An ongoing series of exhibits, events, and other shenanigans dedicated to exploring the role that libraries play in artistic process, creative community building, and resource-sharing in the arts.

Friends of the Library

An association of individuals interested in strengthening the collections and improving the facilities and services provided by the Library.