Spring 2023

  • 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, Jan. 16

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday

Monday, Feb. 13

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