May 24, 2023

2023 Making History Come Alive Through Words Poetry Competiton Winners

Chicago Collections Consortium in partnership with Chicago Public Library and Chicago Poetry Foundation was proud to host a reception for the 2023 winners of Making History Come Alive Through Words poetry competition.  This is the second year of the competition which asks Chicagoland high school stu… Read More >

March 8, 2023

Application for 2023 EXPLORE CCC Poetry Award

2023 EXPLORE Chicago Collections Consortium Poetry Award Read More >

December 31, 2022

CCC's 10 Year Anniversary Celebration Comes To A Close

With the end of 2022, CCC's 10 year anniversary celebration formally came to  a close.  CCC was proud to host a wide variety of  free public programs and events spotlighting Chicago's diverse communities.  Some of the activities included a discussion with Librarian of Congress Dr. Read More >

October 6, 2022

CCC and DePaul University Welcomes Back My Block, My Hood, My City

Chicago Collections Consortium and DePaul University Library were proud to be recipients of a $1,500 Vincentian Endowment Award in 2022.   Thanks to this award, CCC and DePaul University Library were able to welcome  members of the My Block My Hood My City Explorers Program on October 6. Read More >

August 1, 2022

2022 CityArts Program Grant - Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Chicago Collections Consortium

Chicago Collections Consortium is thrilled to announce that we were recently awarded a $15,000 grant through the CityArts Program of the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) to help support our operations. Also, we are excited and thankful that this grant can be … Read More >

May 24, 2022

CCC Launches Making History Come Alive through Words

In celebration of its 10th Anniversary, the Chicago Collections Consortium, in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and the Chicago Public Library Harold Washington Library Center is launching an annual poetry award for high school students in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Read More >