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One Book, One Chicago | Bedrock Faith by Eric May

Congratulations to Creative Writing Department faculty Eric May, whose book Bedrock Faith is the 2021 One Book, One chicago selection for Chicago Public Library. After 14 years in prison, Gerald “Stew Pot” Reeves, now 31, returns home to live with his mom in Parkland, a Black middle-class neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side. A frightening delinquentContinue reading "One Book, One Chicago | Bedrock Faith by Eric May"

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The Return of Frankentoys

Wicked Week: Frankentoys @ the Library Frankentoys is here again with another year of plush toy destruction! The Library will provide basic supplies, including stuffed animals, thread, glue, and scisssors to help you deconstruct a stuffed animal and reconstruct it into a “Frankentoy!”   Thursday, October 28 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm  4th Floor East

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Resource Round-Up | Questioning the Canon

We are in full swing on our BAD ART: KITSCH, CAMP, & CRAFT programming this semester. Keep an eye on for more developments…. Can Art Change the Future for Racial and Ethnic Identity? A Roundtable Conversation Panorama | Riff: African American Artists and the European Canon Questioning the Canon Redefining the Canon Whiteness andContinue reading "Resource Round-Up | Questioning the Canon"

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Community Ofrenda & Codex Express Yourself: Fall 2021

We welcome you to view these artist books, “one of a kind” codex-inspired creations in the entrance area of CCC Library. Columbia College Chicago students display their one-of-a-kind books inspired by their learnt knowledge of Maya/Mexica codex literature. These artistic creations are examples of what resulted from the HHSS course, “LATIN AMERICAN ART, LITERATURE ANDContinue reading "Community Ofrenda & Codex Express Yourself: Fall 2021"

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Digital Display: Journals and More..

Fall is the season for many things–including getting organized and cozy introspection. The Library has an excellent selection of books to inspire and show you how… The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future Beyond Bullets: Creative Journaling Ideas to Customize Your Personal Productivity System Raw Art Journaling True Vision:Continue reading "Digital Display: Journals and More.."

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