The library is currently open for in-person visits. Only Columbia College Chicago students, faculty, and staff as well as I-Share users will be admitted at this time.
For questions or assistance with the new library guidelines and protocols, use the ‘Ask a Librarian’ chat or email.
Appointments can be made in advance using this form: Make an Appointment. Staff at the 1st floor Service Desk are happy to make appointments for walk-in patrons.
The following services and resources are available on site:
The following services and resources are available through the library website:
Library materials can be returned to a book drop located outside the library doors, in the lobby of 624 S. Michigan or, when the library is open, to the bin on the north side of the Service Desk.
Materials will be isolated for 24 hours after their return before being returned to circulation. (*except for Course Reserves where this is not possible. These materials will be wiped down. Safe handling recommended.)
What you should do when in the library:
These guidelines and protocols are in addition to the mandatory training required by the College as well as the daily pre-check before coming to campus. Please visit Reopening Columbia for more information.