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Ongoing Programming

Chess Club

Chess ClubTriton College Chess Club meets in the Library every Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for a game or two of chess, or even a tournament. 

You don't have to be a member to participate. We especially encourage those who do not know how to play and would like to learn how to play chess.  All are welcome!

Wikipedia Club

Don't just consume information--create it! Learn how to write, edit, and revise encyclopedia entries. Gain experience in online editing, science and humanities writing, creating citations, and fact and reference checking.  

Led by faculty advisors Dr. Dubravka Juraga (Library) and Keturah Haferkamp (English), the Triton College Wikipedia Club meets in the Library every Thursday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

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Workshops & Events

All events take place in the Library unless otherwise noted.

APRIL

Work in Progress: A Conversation with Triton English Faculty Member Arnie Bernstein

Arnie Bernstein will be discussing his current work scholarship, his published work, and his visibility and presence in the American public as one of the experts on the American Bund during the 1930s in the United States.  

Monday, April 23, 11 a.m.

A Pathway to STEM Careers: The Triton-Dominican Connection

Three Triton alumni discuss their experience attending Triton and transferring to Dominican University with majors in chemistry and biology. These students now participate in research projects at the university and serve as teaching assistants for science faculty. This is a practical pathway to a career in a STEM field. Our alumni will discuss the transfer process, their research projects, teaching experiences, and why they feel this path has been the best for their academic and career goals. 

Light refreshments will be provided. 

Hosted by Triton Library and TritonC4 Chemistry Club. 

Tuesday, April 24, 2:30 p.m.

MAY

Architecture Series: Cuba

This lecture will introduce architecture through the lenses of history and culture of Cuba. 

Presented by Architecture faculty member Douglas Gilbert.

Tuesday, May 1, 12:30 p.m.

BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Club

We gather to talk about books we read, we like, dislike, or are puzzled by. We share our thoughts and recommendations, enjoy lunch and cookies, and generally just enjoy this time spent together conversing about books and ideas. Check out some of the books we've discussed.

Wednesday, May 2, 12-1 p.m.

Creativity and Comics: Manga and Anime

Join us for a conversation about anime and manga and for some actual anime and manga drawing and fun.

There will be a selection of books on this art as well as the supplies. Just come ready to draw!

Wednesday, May 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Scratch Day 2018

Scratch Day is a time to celebrate Scratch, the free coding platform and online community for kids.

Read more about Scratch and previous global celebrations. 

Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m.

Focus on Finals

Free coffee in the Library on Monday, May TBD at 9 a.m.!

Unwind at the Library: We will have Legos and coloring pages available at the Library to help you relax during these busy days!

Workshop Schedule TBD  

Sponsored by Triton College Library and Writing Zone.

*All workshops will be held in the Library Classroom, A-215, except for One-on-One Research and Writing Help, which will be held in the Writing Zone.