Fall 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


CCICS Library will be closed Nov. 20 through Nov. 24. It will reopen Monday, Nov. 27.

Date Closed For
Monday, Sept. 4 Labor Day
Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 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.