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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!



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Workshops & Events

Women's History Month: International Women's Day

Faculty presentation and panel discussion featuring Christina Brophy, Elizabeth Collins, and Joseph LoSasso.

*Rescheduled: Note new date*

Thursday, March 30, 2 p.m., Room A-321.

International Happiness Day: Happiness Is Just Around the Corner! Really?

William Kirk, Tereza Dyer, and Joseph LoSasso will discuss the expectations and realities of happiness.

Date and time TBD, Room A-321.

4th Annual CakeLit Baking Competition

Presented by the Triton College Library and the Hospitality Industry Administration Department. 

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to vote for your favorite cake inspired by a book or literary character. The cake with the most votes will win the People’s Choice award!

CakeLit Voting: Monday, April 3-Friday, April 7, Triton Library. 

Join us in the HIA Bakery as contestants decorate 24 cupcakes to accompany their cake. Contestants will be judged on creativity, flavor, and accuracy. The entire campus community, family, and friends are encouraged to attend and cheer on our students! 

CakeLit Bake Off: Saturday, April 8, 2:30 p.m.; Awards Ceremony, 5 p.m., Room B-152.

Hour of Code

Featuring Mike Garrity.

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. 

Tuesday, April 4, 11 a.m., Room A-321.

National Poetry Month: Poetry Jam & Slam

Featuring Paul Martinez.

Poetry is discussed and read. Original poetry from students is encouraged. 

April TBD, 11 a.m., Room A-321.


Featuring Antigone Sharris and Andrea Blaylock. 

Saturday, April 8, 12 p.m.-3 p.m., Room A-321.

Resetting Gaia: Anthropocene and the 6th Extinction

Featuring Neal Parker, Daniele Manni, Sheldon Turner, Gabriel Guzman, Beth Cliffel, and Joe Beuchel.

April date and time TBD.

Work-in-Progress: Our Resident Artists

Featuring Gabriel Guzman, Lorette Dodt, Cynthia Harris, Bill Griffin, Elizabeth Collins, and Dubravka Juraga.

Week of May 1-4, dates and times TBD.

Focus on Finals

Free coffee in the Library on Monday, May 8 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!

Co-hosted by the Library and the Writing Zone, a series of short workshops will be held in the Library's classroom and cover topics such as plagiarism, citations, and research. There will also be drop-in research and writing support with a librarian and writing tutors offered in the Writing Zone.

  • Plagiarism Workshop
  • Introduction to Database Searching Workshop
  • One-on-One Research and Writing Help (held in the Writing Zone)
  • Citations Workshop

Week of May 8-11, dates and times TBD, A-215.

Arts and Sciences at Triton

Featuring Triton students and faculty members.

April and May, dates and times TBD.