Explore / The Summer Learning Challenge
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Conservation and You
By Shilo

Become a conservation leader and help Chicago's environment by improving habitats for pollinators.

Connect With / YOUmedia
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YOUmedia Expands to 6 More CPL Locations

YOUmedia events give high school teens the opportunity to build their technology, digital and making skills.

If You Love / Movies
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Film Screening: In Our Heads About Our Hair

As part of the Best of the Black Harvest Film Festival, we'll show this movie at four CPL locations in July and August.

If You Love / A Great Read
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July 2014 Books We're Excited About
By ChiPubLib_Adults

Here are some of the books due out this month that we're most anticipating.

Explore / Chicago's History
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80th Anniversary of John Dillinger's Death

Declared Public Enemy No. 1 by the FBI, the bank robber was killed July 22, 1934 outside the Biograph Theater on Lincoln Avenue.

"YOUMedia change my life..." Child testimony to positive change at @chipublib Rudy Lozano Branch. pic.twitter.com/ExzWAI9bYV

Explore / Great Reads for Kids
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“Cousins by Chance, Friends by Choice”
By Cristina

Cousins are special people. My son's primo (cousin) is his partner in crime, best friend, and brother. Did you know there's a special day…

If You Love / Movies
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James Garner, 1928-2014

Television and movie actor James Garner, who published an autobiography in 2011, died Saturday at 86.

Learn to / Swim
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Swimmy Reads
By ChiPubLib_Kids

Read laps around the competition with these wet reads.

Connect With / Your Library
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Chicago Public Library 2015-2017 Strategy

We'll respond to patrons trying to learn and grow by nurturing learning, supporting economic advancement and strengthening communities.

Explore / This Month's Staff Picks
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July 2014 Staff Picks
By ChiPubLib_Adults

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

Make / at CPL
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Mini Maker Lab Comes to Wrightwood-Ashburn Branch

The Mini Maker Lab will be open for six weeks, from July 7 to August 16. Watch for Mini Maker Labs at two other locations later this year.

Connect With / Your Library
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Explore CPL's New Website

Check out our videos to learn how to use your new account, search for books and more.

Connect With / Your Library
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Support the Summer Learning Challenge

$10 sponsors a child in eight weeks of engaging summer activities designed to keep kids learning all year long!

Explore / World History
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Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

These books reflect on the region’s history, the peace process and the key figures involved.

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