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:

Closed for Labor Day

We are closed for Labor Day, Monday, September 1st.
The Library will resume regular hours Tuesday, September 2nd.

Enjoy the long weekend! See you in September.

New Library Hours!

 Library Hours Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 will be:

  • Monday – Thursday (changing from 8am-10pm to) 7:30am-10pm
  • Friday (changing from 8am-8pm to) 7:30am-8pm
  • Saturday (staying at) 9am-5pm
  • Sunday (changing from 12pm-7pm to) 10am-6pm

Tour the Library with Mary Blood!

Make sure to stop by the Library Wednesday August 27th at 10 am to meet our founder, Mary Blood and get a behind-the-scenes tour!

See: Columbia College Events for more information

Have you seen the new CCCART+DESIGN space?

Library faculty and staff were treated to a tour of the new Art+Design space here at Columbia College. 3D printers, class space and table saws! Make sure to check it out this fall.

WHEN I GET REALLY ANGRY AT A FICTIONAL CHARACTER

pickeringtonlibrary:

mrcplteens:

dukeofbookingham:

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Yeah, so…this happens to us. A lot. 

Co-signed. 

astridyoungblood:

I fell in love with you the way paperbacks fall down on shelves; slowly, and then all at once

(via thatonereader)

Today in 1959 

President Dwight Eisenhower signed an executive order proclaiming Hawaii the 50th State.

Recommended Reading: Legendary Hawai’i and the politics of place : tradition, translation, and tourism / Cristina Bacchilega.

Source: Redeye Chicago, Photograph

Today in 1979

Swimmer Diana Nyad succeeded in her third attempt at swimming from the Bahamas to Florida without a Shark Cage.

Recommended Listen: Diana Nyad 1st To Complete Cuba-To-Florida Swim Without Shark Cage

Source: Redeye Chicago, Photo

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