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Harper College Library

Welcome to the Reading Room!

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Donna Culhane

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Oscar A. Arellano

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Christine Kuffel

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Read this bestselling book, with the help of reading guides created by the Harper College Librarians at The Reading Room! These reading guides will help you understand key vocabulary words, give you summaries of each section, and break down the characters of this incredible novel. So pick up a copy to day and read with your friends, classmates, and Harper College staff. Copies of the Book of Unknown Americans are available to check out at the LCC Reading Room #104

We currently have guides have these guides available:

1) The Book of Unknown Americans pages 1 through 66

2) The Book of Unknown Americans pages 67 through 115

3) The Book of Unknown Americans pages 116 through 155

4) The Book of Unknown Americans pages 156 to the end

This event is open to the public. This event is part of the Latino Americans Series. Latino Americans: 500 Years of History has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.


About Us

What's Here?
  • Helpful librarians, always ready to answer  questions
  • Popular children’s books
  • Reference collection of encyclopedias, atlases and bilingual dictionaries 
  • Popular magazines and journals in Spanish and English
  • Paperback exchange
  • Select collection of ESL books including ESL readers
  • GED test preparation books
  • Electronic journals and databases
  • Computer/Internet access with MS Office software on select  computers
  • Free wireless Internet
  • Main campus library books available upon request
  • The daily Chicago Tribune

 Bring your Harper ID! 

·       Materials available for checkout for current Harper students, faculty and staff only

·       Children under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult.



  • Los bibliotecarios están siempre dispuestos a ayudar y contestar sus preguntas 
  • Libros populares para niños  
  • Amplia Colección de enciclopedias, atlas y diccionarios bilingües 
  • Diarios y revistas populares en español e inglés 
  • Intercambio de libros encuadernados 
  • Seleccionada colección de libros de ESL incluyendo  la serie de ESL Readers 
  • Libros para prepararse para el examen  de GED 
  • Diarios electrónicos y bases de datos 
  • Acceso a computadora e internet ciertas computadoras tienen el programa  de MS Office  
  • Internet  inalámbrico  gratis  
  • Libros de la biblioteca principal de  Harper están disponibles a petición
  • Identificación de Harper requerida: unicamente estudiantes inscritos en Harper pueden sacar libros de la biblioteca
  • Niños  menores de 14 años  tienen que estar acompañados por un adulto.

    LCC Reading Room

    Mondays – Thursdays
    9am – 1 pm & 4pm - 9:00pm

    Learning & Career Center     Room 104
    1375 Wolf Road
    Prospect Heights, 60070

    Please phone us at                     847-925-6000 X2486


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