Columbia College Chicago

October 18, 2007

Celebrate Friends of the Library week!

Join the staff of the Columbia College Chicago Library as we celebrate Friends of Libraries Week, October 21 – October 27, 2007

Friends of Libraries Week (sponsored by Friends of Libraries, USA) is a celebration of Friends of Libraries programs around the country and an opportunity to recognize friends members for their support of libraries. Please join us at one or more of the following events:

Friends of Libraries Week Events:

Monday October 22-Thursday, October 25, 2007 - Columbia College Chicago Friends of the Library Membership Drive, 10:00am -2:00pm, First floor, Library, 624 S. Michigan Ave.

Help the Library grow. Stop by the Library and learn about our new Friends of the Library program at Columbia College Chicago. The Friends of the Library is open to everyone, and student memberships begin at only $10.00. Other membership levels begin at $50.00. Funds received through the Friends of the Library will be used to help build the Library’s collections.

For more about the Friends of the Library at Columbia College Chicago, go to:

Tuesday October 23, 2007 - Movie Screening: The Joy Luck Club, 5:00-7:30pm Room 602, Collins Hall 624 S. Michigan Ave.

In partnership with the Center for Asian Arts and Media’s Women Warrior Festival, and in conjunction with The Big Read, we present a screening of The Joy Luck Club. This program is free and open to the public.

Wednesday October 24, 2007 - Special Collections Day, 10:00am – 4:00pm, Library, 624 S. Michigan, 1st floor entrance and Third Floor

Curious about the Library’s Special Collections? Today, we bring out select pieces from our Special Collections for your viewing pleasure! Come to the 1st and 3rd floors and see some of our unique holdings in an up close and personal way. Library staff will be on hand on the 3rd floor to answer questions about the collection.

For more information about these events or our Friends of the Library program, contact Kim Hale at 312-344-7355 or

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