Library News

Edible Books

Join Columbia’s Library on April 1st for our Edible Books event. We invite you to create a book made of edible materials to bring to the Library on April 1st where it will be consumed by book-loving gourmets. This year’s theme is ‘Banned Books.‘ Register to create an Edible Book:  Register to attend the […]

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Publication Celebration 2024

Please join us this afternoon on the library’s third floor for the 8th annual Publication Celebration from 4:00-5:30. The library partners with the Provost’s Office on this event to celebrate the works of our authors and to acknowledge our collections. Susan Kerns, Associate Provost for Faculty Research and Development and Associate Professor, Cinema and Television […]

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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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