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:

Word of the day: 挂记 (Chinese)

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Word of the day: pooh-bah

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Today in History

1975: Outside a suburban Detroit restaurant, former Teamsters union President Jimmy Hoffa was seen in public for the last time. His body was never found.

Recommended E-Read: Teamsters Union

For other great reads, explore Columbia’s Electronic Encyclopedia!

(source: Redeye Chicago)
(photo source: Daily Mail)

Sending people off to go find things in the stacks…

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Today in History:

Today in History: Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Auvers, France. (source: Redeye Chicago)

Recommended reading:

Van Gogh : the life / Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith.

Picture source: Norton Simon Museum

Word of the day: girl’s mercury

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Word of the day: Freudensprung (German)

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n. Joyful leap.

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Image: Jumping for joy by Cat. CC-BY-2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

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