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Harold Washington College Library Newsletter * December 2021

Harold Washington College Library Newsletter * December 2021

As we head toward the end of the semester, don't forget that the library is your resource for research assistance, to access course textbooks, to check out books for school or for leisure reading, for a quiet space to study, and much more. We are here to support you: Monday / Tuesday from 8AM to 8PM, Wednesday / Thursday from 8AM to 6PM, and Friday from 8AM to 4PM. The HWC Library will be closed during the interim and will reopen when spring classes begin on January 18, 2022. All of us at the HWC Library wish you a successful end to the semester, a restful break, and a safe and happy new year.

Chat Reference Hours

Librarians are available via chat Monday through Sunday from 8 am to 10 pm. The chat box feature will open on the lower right corner of any library page including the main CCC Libraries information pageThe library's chat service will be closed during the interim and will reopen when spring classes begin on January 18, 2022. 


Screen capture of the CCC Libraries Homepage with links to the individual campus libraries.


On the HWC Library homepage, you can also chat with a librarian by clicking on the "Chat With A Librarian" button.


Screen capture of the HWC Library's homepage.

Finals Week: Study Break Station

If you're in the library during finals week, visit our Study Break Station in the southeast corner (next to 501A/B). There, you'll find jigsaw puzzles, coloring sheets, origami paper, and other activities to relax with in between study sessions. 

Call for Library Books

If you have library books checked out this semester, or from a previous semester, please return them to the circulation desk at the front of the library. You can also drop them in our book return located outside the library's doors. No late fines will be charged for books returned and undamaged. Thank you for your help in getting these back on our shelves and available to the HWC community.

Finals Week: Movies in the Library

Featured eBooks: Handmade Holidays

Cover of Scroogenomics
Cover of Sally's Cookie Addiction
Cover of Block Print Magic
Cover of From No-Knead to Sour Dough
Cover of The Complete Magnolia Bakery Cookbook
Cover of Knit 101
Cover of How to Sew
Cover of Textiles Transformed
Cover of The Grown-Up's Guide to Making Art with Kids
Cover of Good, Clean Beauty

Library Request Forms

Schedule Library Instruction (for HWC faculty)

Schedule A Research Consultation (for all HWC community)

Suggest A Purchase (for all HWC community)

Request an Interlibrary Loan (for all HWC community)

December Puzzle

How much do you know about December observances? Test your knowledge and research skills to complete this *puzzle.

(*Puzzle created with Crossword Labs)

Remote Classes in the Library - Fall 2021 Policy

In order to maintain a shared space that is conducive to quiet study, but that also accommodates the needs of students attending remote classes in the library, we ask that visitors read and follow the current policy for attending remote classes (classes on Zoom) while in the library space.

Past Newsletters

Take a look at previous newsletters for any information you might have missed.

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