Library News

Wicked Week: Spooky Scary Sisterhood Screening

Join the Coalition of Female Creators and the Columbia College Chicago Library for a special Wicked Week screening of a female-directed horror movie and an accompanying craft! Pick up your grab-and-go supply kit from the library throughout the day to make your very own pop-up book monster, and get crafty during our spooky screening at…

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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!” This year, you are invited to stop by the library during the noon hour all week  to pick…

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Library Virtual Zine Night This Monday!

Monday, October 5th, 8pm-9pm via Zoom OCTOBER THEME: Slashers & Horror Every first Monday of the month, we will be meeting virtually to work on zines, to show and tell in-progress work, to share how-to’s and more. Drop in for resources and creative chit-chat. Also, watch Library social media all day long for tutorials, links…

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Library Artist-in-Residence Program : Laura Hawbaker

Laura (L.A.) Hawbaker is a writer & artist in Chicago. She previously lived in New Orleans, Hawaii, Poland, and Prague. Her work has appeared in The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun-Times, Time Out Magazine, and Newcity Magazine, among others. She earned her Master’s in Linguistics and was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship. Facebook: @laura.hawbaker  Instagram: @laurahawbaker …

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Library Artist-in-Residence Program: Terrain Walker

We are thrilled to introduce one of two Resident Artists who will be joining us during the 2020-2021 year in the Library .  Each year, we select artists from different disciplines across the college to take up residency in the library, allowing for studio space,  exhibition opportunities, new projects, and  collaboration. Terrain Walker II (Tj) is…

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