Summer 2022

Regular CCICS Library hours:

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



Closed For

Monday, May 30

Memorial Day

Monday, June 20


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