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Explore / One Book, One Chicago
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Political Heroes: A Panel with Walter Jacobson

The Chicago journalist moderates a panel of educators, writers and journalists as they consider heroism in politics Monday at HWLC.

Explore / This Month's Staff Picks
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October 2014 Staff Picks

This month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library's collection development librarians.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

If You Love / Movies
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Aaron Christensen Discusses Guide to Fright Flicks

Dr. AC discusses his new collection of essays from the genre's bloodiest experts Monday, October 20 at Sulzer Regional Library.

Make / A Masterpiece
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Art Tour of the Harold Washington Library Center

Ever wonder how those owls got on top of the building? Take a walking art tour of HWLC on Tuesday, October 21.

If You Love / Movies
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Chicago International Film Festival Winners

The Chicago International Film Festival runs through October 23. Catch up on past winners of the fest's top award with this list.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Explore / Chicago's History
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Ghosts and Graveyards of Chicago

Author Ursula Bielski discusses the top 10 haunted cemeteries of Chicago on Wednesday, October 22 at the Edgebrook Branch.

Make / Something Crafty
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It’s Easy to DIY Halloween
By Shilo

I love everything about fall—from the changing leaves to the crisp temperatures to the holidays. And I especially love October because…

Explore / Your Family Tree
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Events Spotlight Family History Research

We're highlighting genealogy resources in October at Harold Washington Library Center

Connect With / YOUmedia
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College Prep for Teens at YOUmedia

Join us the third Monday of each month for help with applications, scholarships and financial aid.

Connect With / Your Community
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Early Voting Begins at Some CPL Locations

Early voting runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at more than 20 CPL locations through November 2.

Make / at CPL
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Mini Maker Lab Comes to Little Village Branch

The Little Village Branch Mini Maker Lab is open until November 22. Workshops are made with beginners in mind, so stop by to get started.

If You Love / A Great Read
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October 2014 Books We're Excited About

Here are this month's new books that we're most eagerly anticipating.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Connect With / Your Library
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Do You Know the CPL Foundation?

The Library Foundation gives $6 million in annual funding for the Summer Learning Challenge, One Book, One Chicago and many more programs.

Get Help / Finishing Your Homework
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Free Homework Help at All CPL Locations

Find answers to all your questions at CPL -- use our homework help in person or online.

Explore / Polish American Heritage
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Recommended Reads: Polish American Heritage Month

Witamy - Welcome! Join us as the Chicago Public Library celebrates the culture, contributions and achievements of Polish Americans and citizens…

recommended by Janette4

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