The library will reopen to current Columbia College faculty, staff, and students on July 7th. Appointments will be required prior to entering the library and appointments will be available three days a week - Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 11am until 3pm.
Appointments can be booked through our appointment booking system. Use the ‘Ask a Librarian’ chat or email, for assistance with placing an appointment request and/or an item request.
Appointments will be needed in order to:
Beginning on June 26th, library materials can be returned to a book drop located outside the library doors, in the lobby of 624 S. Michigan. The lobby is open Monday-Friday from 7am until 5pm. You do not need an appointment to return materials.
Materials will be isolated for 72 hours after their return before being returned to circulation.
What you should do when visiting 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.