Spring 2022

During the Temporary Work and Instruction From Home period (Tuesday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Jan. 30), the CCICS Library space will be closed. Chat help will be available, and you may contact Robin Harris at r-harris14@neiu.edu with any questions.

With a return to in-person work and instruction on Monday, Jan. 31, our regular CCICS Library hours will be:

  • 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday
  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday
  • CLOSED Saturday
  • CLOSED Sunday



Closed For

Monday, Jan. 17

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Friday, Feb. 11

Lincoln's Birthday Observed


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 sixth and seventh floors of the Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies at 700 East Oakwood Boulevard in Chicago.