Fall 2022

  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday
  • 2 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday
  • Closed Friday through Sunday



Closed For

Monday, Sept. 5

Labor Day

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Election Day

Wednesday, Nov. 23 through Friday, Nov. 25

Thanksgiving Holiday


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.