Library News

Anti-Censorship Policy Statement

The Columbia College Chicago Library has created an Anti-Censorship Policy Statement affirming our commitment to resist all forms of censorship, including the banning of books. In 2023, censorship efforts increased significantly in the United States. The American Library Association states that, “Between January 1 and August 31, 2023, OIF reported 695 attempts to censor library materials […]

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New York Times Online Content available to Columbia Community

We are excited to announce that Columbia students, faculty, and staff can now access New York Times online content through the library. This exciting addition to the library’s online resources expands on our previous access and provides you with additional digital content, including news, reviews, blogs, videos, podcasts, and newsletters through We will continue […]

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Board Game Night

Did you know that every other Thursday the library hosts the Board Game Society’s board game night? Did you know that tomorrow, Thursday November 16th from 6:30-9:30 is a THEMED game night? Tomorrow night’s game night, sponsored by the English and Creative Writing department, will be all about words! Storytelling, word building, and more! Provided Games: Bring Your Own Book Wavelength […]

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Return to the Earth: Contemporary Natural Dyeing Exhibit

The Columbia College Chicago Library will be hosting a complementary Fashion Studies exhibit exploring the beauty of natural dyed fabric and fashion.  Where? 624 S. Michigan Ave, 1st Floor When? November 7th to December 4th While you’re in the library checking out the exhibit, take some time to explore books and learn more about natural dyes. Books on this topic include:  The Dyer’s […]

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Halloween Horrors: Must-See Horror Movies

I don’t know about you, but as soon as September hits, it’s spooky season. And when October hits? It’s Halloween. That means it’s time for all the fall and spooky goodies like pumpkin patches, apple cider, costumes, and most importantly: horror movies. But what horror movies should you be watching? How do you find them? […]

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