Columbia College Library

The Columbia College Library is located at 624 S. Michigan Ave. and is a gathering place for intellectual and artistic freedom and expression, where we consistently surprise and delight our community with a fierce dedication to coloring outside of the lines in support of lifelong learning. Please enjoy this Library-related goodness:

Today in 1968

"Night of the Living Dead" had its word premiere in Pittsburgh.

Recommended Reading: Gospel of the living dead : George Romero’s visions of hell on earth

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Today in 1955 

Actor James Dean was killed in a two-car collision, he was only 24. 

Recommended Reading: James Dean, Rebel With a Cause

Today in 1994

The House voted to end the age-old practice of lobbyists buying meals and entertainment for members of congress

Recommended Reading: Lobbying and Policy Change : Who Wins, Who Loses, and Why

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WHEN SOMEONE SAYS “I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT TO READ”

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Today in 1936

Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets, was born in Greenville, Mississippi.

Recommended Reading: Jim Henson: the works: the art, the magic, the imagination by Christopher Finch.

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Sidewalk Banned Book Reading

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Tuesday’s read: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

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Stop by the Library sidewalk this week from 11:30-12:30 to listen to a banned book being read a loud! Learn about banned books, talk about your favorite, take a bookmark and have a good time.

How to Fry a Banned Book:

Step One: Pick a banned book

Step Two: Butter and batter your book

Step Four: Deep fry!

Step Five: Add additional toppings and fry again!

Step six: Vacuum seal and enjoy!

THANKS ART+ACTIVISM!

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