Fresh Meet: New Student Mixer
Friday, September 1st, 4-7pm
The Library invites you to meet students outside your major, enjoy fresh food from Peach and Green, watch live music, and enter to win a computer from Dell. It’s all happening right after Convocation. Join us!
Tuesday, September 5th, 6-8pm
Grab a brush and make a friend! The Library will be hosting a “paint party” where students are encouraged to draw, paint, or simply hang out and enjoy music, snacks, and art-making.
5C Comedy Open Mic
Wednesday, September 6th, 6-8pm
Have jokes? Need an audience? Come on down to the Library’s 5C Comedy Open Mic night! Sign up at 6pm for a five-minute slot. The show starts at 6:30 p.m.
Old School Board Game Night
Friday, September 8th, 5-7pm
Kick off the semester with some of your old favorites, including Trivial Pursuit, Candyland, Scattergories, Uno, Scrabble, Checkers, and more.
Library Zine Night
Monday, September 11th, 6-10pm
Join us for our first Zine Night of the semester, a chance for you to work alone or collaboratively on zines, comics, artist books, or other paper projects in the library.
Hope: A Little Goes a Long Way
Friday, September 15th, 1-4pm
How do we break through the stigmas related to suicide and seeking mental health services? Join Counseling Services and Health Education for an interactive program geared towards moving past the stigma and learning key elements in suicide prevention.
Rock the Vote
Tuesday, September 19th, 12-4pm
Celebrate Constitution Day by registering to vote! The Library will provide free pocket Constitutions (in both Spanish and English) as well as free voter registration forms!
How-to-Tuesday: Black Light Paintings
Tuesday, September 19th, 6-8pm
Come live all your black velvet dreams. We’ll demo and experiment with basic screen printing and some freehand techniques using neon and glow-in-the dark inks and paints.
Tattoo: Ink, Art, and Object
Monday, September 25th, 6-8pm
Join us for an evening of tattoo-inspred poetry, fiction, and non-fiction.
Bad Books Reception
Tuesday, September 26th, 4-6pm
Tattoo: Ink, Art, and Object Artist Panel
Tuesday, September 26th, 6-8pm
Join us for an evening conversation with our Tattoo: Ink, Art and Object artists. The exhibition is part of our fall focus week devoted to all things tattoo, an exploration of everything from low brow to high, from flash to fine art, and everything in between.
Wednesday, September 27th, 2:30-3:30pm
Have you ever been in a situation where an opportunity arose, such as a trip or a concert, but then you couldn’t go because you didn’t have the money? Or, have you ever wondered where all of your money goes? Join us for this workshop to learn how to consciously spend your money and still have fun.
Creating Writing Reading Series: Mary Gaitskill and T. J. Jarrett
Wednesday, September 27th, 5:30-7:30pm
Columbia College Chicago presents the Fall 2017 Creative Writing Reading Series. This reading opens with a student reader and closes with a Q&A session with the audience. Selected titles will be available for sale.
Tattoo: Ink, Art, and Object Workshop
Wednesday, September 27th, 6-8pm
Join us for our tattoo flash inking workshop, employing a variety of techniques including watercolor, pencil, marker, and more. Make stickers, temporary tattoos, buttons, and more.