Library News

Library Awarded 5th Big Read!

The Columbia College Chicago Library has been selected to once again participate in The Big Read, a national initiative from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). This award is the Library’s 5th Big Read award. The Library was awarded a $15,000 grant to “broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing…

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Student Perspective: The Heart of Curated Collections

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Manifest Activities in the Library

Will you be joining in the Manifest activities tomorrow? Don’t forget to stop by the library for t-shirts and fantastic exhibitions! Hack Your T-Shirt 12-4:30pm, Library 2nd Floor, 624 S Michigan Deconstruct a vintage t-shirt and add your own personal flair. The Library will provide tools and decorative supplies for your creations. CBMR Open House:…

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Library Artist in Residence: Kait Rairden

Kait Rairden Did you know that the Library has an Artist in Residence Program?  Well, we do! In fall 2015, the Library launched an Artist in Residence program for Columbia  students.  As many public and academic libraries support similar programs, it was a logical choice to host one in our Library.  Launched under the auspices…

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Art Shay, 1922-2018

Originally posted on Columbia College Chicago Library:
If you’ve been around the Library recently, you know that we’ve been making quite the fuss about Art Shay and My Florence, an exhibition of photographs Art lovingly compiled documenting 67 years of marriage to Florence. It is the ultimate valentine. But Mr. Shay isn’t just a husband…

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