Learning Resource Center

Library Events and Workshops

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The Triton College Library offers many activities and new resources each semester for students and library users. See what workshops and special events are coming up below!

Keep up-to-date by checking our Facebook and Library Twitter accounts.

Triton College Library presents the "Spotlight Series" workshops and special events on the following dates:


Master Midterms: Research and Writing Help in the Library   

All events take place at the Triton College Library ERC, A Building, Room A-215

Monday, October 12


  • 9:30 am-10 am: Citations Workshop
  • 10 am-11 am: One-on-One Research and Writing Help
  • 5 pm-5:30 pm: Formatting & Google Docs Workshop
  • 6 pm-6:30 pm: Plagiarism Workshop



Tuesday, October 13


  • 10:30 am-11 am: Citations Workshop
  • 11 am-12 pm : One-on-One Research and Writing Help
  • 3 pm-3:30 pm: Plagiarism Workshop
  • 4 pm-4:30 pm: Intro to Database Searching Workshop



Wednesday, October 14


  • 10 am-10:30 am: Formatting Workshop
  • 11 am-11:30 am: Intro to Database Searching Workshop
  • 4:30 pm-5:00 pm: Citations Workshop
  • 5 pm-6 pm: One-on-One Research and Writing Help



Thursday, October 15


  • 9 am-9:30 am: Plagiarism Workshop
  • 10 am-10:30 am: Intro to Database Searching Workshop
  • 4:30 pm-5:00 pm: Citations Workshop
  • 5 pm-6 pm: One-on-One Research and Writing Help 

Chess in the Library: Special Lecture


Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 2 p.m.


Triton College Chess Club monthly meeting: We will be watching GM Varuzhan Akobian’s lecture on endgames.


Free Robotics Workshop for Youth

Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Robots will take over Triton College from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, November 7, when the College’s Engineering Technology Department invite youth to engage in hands-on activities in relation to one of the college’s newest program offerings, Mechatronics, also known as robotics. 

The free workshop will introduce youth to the world of robotics by allowing them to build their own Lego™ robot that’ll be able to move in ways kids never imagined could! Expert builders will be on hand to help. 

The library will supply all the materials; just bring your creativity! 

The workshop will be held in the Triton College Library. No registration is required, but space is limited and will be based on first come, first served.

For more information, call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3698.


Ongoing programming includes: 

One-on-One Research Consultations

Fall and Spring Semesters, every Tuesday at 1 p.m.; Library Room A-213

One-on-One Research Consultations provide individualized help with research, database selection, citation, plagiarism, and any other aspects of paper writing.


Chess in the Library

Triton College Chess Club members meet in the Library every Tuesday at 2 p.m. for a game or two of chess, or even a tournament.

On the third Tuesday of each month during semesters, the club members meet to talk chess, watch games on YouTube and play as well.

You don’t have to be a member to participate. All are invited.