Summer 2023

  • 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday
  • 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Friday
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday



Closed For

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day

Monday, June 19


Tuesday, July 4

Independence Day


Located in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood, the CCICS Library includes significant holdings in the social sciences and the humanities, particularly as they document, relate, and present the African and African-American experience. Collections include circulating items, selected monographs on reserve, reference and periodical literature.

The Library is located on the 6th and 7th floors of the Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies at 700 East Oakwood Boulevard in Chicago.