Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Columbia College Library and The Aesthetics of Research Project, which is dedicated to exploring the role libraries play in the creative process, announces its third annual Little Indie Press Festival on Friday, October 12th, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. (during the Columbia Weekend Art Crawl)

Featuring many manifestations of independent publishing, including indie literature, comics, zines, and book arts, the festival seeks to bring together all manner of publishers under one roof to celebrate the spirit of independent publishing, including a publisher’s showcase, word games, readings, zine making and more.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Book to Art Club Update

Our Book to Art Club selection for the 2018-2019 school year is HG Wells' classic WAR OF THE WORLDS! Get your hands on a copy early--limited copies are available at the library or through ILL (or is downloadable through Project Gutenberg online for free @ http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/36 )

Our first READ, TALK, MAKE session happens on September 19th, 7-9pm, Library , 1st Floor, where rumor has it we will be making alien dioramas!  

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Sneak Peek | On & Off The Walls

September 25 | 7-9 pm
Columbia College Library
624 S. Michigan | 5th Floor

Join the Library for a panel discussion with community artists about traditional and non-traditional ways of exhibiting work--from galleries & other art friendly venues, popups, festivals, and street art. We will be announcing participating artists very soon!
GET YOUR HUSTLE ON is a series of panel discussions, workshops, and other activities bring practicing artists, writers, editors, curators, and other creatives to the Library to explore practical and applied topics related to a life and career in the arts , including making a living as an artist, submitting your work, building your art business, self-promotion, etc, as well as how the Library and its resources can help you in these endeavors.