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Motorola Mobility Foundation Funds Maker Lab

$150,000 grant to the Chicago Public Library Foundation will extend CPL's Maker Lab through June 2015.

Explore / Photography
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Event
The Vivian Maier Mystery

See a documentary exploring Maier's street photography at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 24 at the Harold Washington Library Center.

Connect With / Your Library
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Play Our Website Contest to Win a Kindle

Get to know our website! Play our contest to enter a drawing for a Kindle Fire--and three of our locations will win $500 in books, too!

If You Love / Shakespeare
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Blogpost
Fear Not the Bard
By Christina

April 23 is Talk Like Shakespeare Day -- and this month marks 450 years since the Bard's birth. Use these books to decipher his plays.

If You Love / Poetry
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Celebrate Poetry Fest at CPL

Sonia Sanchez headlines a day of workshops, readings, exhibitors and an open mic, Saturday, April 26 at Harold Washington Library Center.

Connect With / Your Kids
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Spring Learning Challenge Runs April 14 to 27

Bug out over spring break and learn too!

If You Love / Baseball
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Blogpost
1914 Wrigley Field Built
By Selliott

Celebrate 100 years of Wrigley Field with a look back at the early days.

Explore / African American History
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Archival Collection
Ben Burns Papers

The papers of the executive editor of Ebony and Negro Digest magazines document his career through correspondence, photographs and more.

Explore / This Month's Staff Picks
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April Staff Picks
By ChiPubLib_Adults

Check out our recent favorites.

If You Love / eBooks
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Online Resource
Read Magazines with Zinio

Read the latest issues of more than a hundred popular magazines.

Make / A Masterpiece
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Exhibit
Sergeant Vaucanson’s Raree-Show

Witness a brand of artwork impossible before the Industrial Revolution in this exhibit at the Harold Washington Library Center.

If You Love / Music
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Online Resource
Stream Videos, Music and Audiobooks on hoopla

Use your library card to access streaming movies, television, music and audiobook titles, or download them to your device.

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

Find answers to all your homework needs at the Chicago Public Library. We have resources to help you in person or online.

Explore / Top Picks from Notable Chicagoans
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Recommended Histories
By ChiPubLib_Celebrities

Mayor Emanuel recommends some of his favorite histories.

Connect With / Your Library
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Website
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.

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