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Rahm’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge

Win prizes, earn digital badges and have fun when you read, discover and create at your library this summer.

Explore / The Summer Learning Challenge
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Future of Transportation: Knowledge Ninj…
By Shilo

The Knowledge Ninja is looking for sixth- through eighth-graders to complete this challenge and become Knowledge Ninjas.

If You Love / A Great Read
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CPL Resource
Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.

If You Love / Comics and Graphic Novels
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Eisner Award Winners 2016

Check out the excellent comics, graphic novels and creators who took home 2016 Eisner Awards.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens

Explore / The Summer Learning Challenge
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Fold and Fly with Joshua Koppel
CPL locations around the city

Make origami dart planes, gliders and stunt planes. For kids 8 to 12.

If You Love / Music
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Lollapalooza 2016

Get ready for the fest with musicians playing in this weekend's lineup.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens

Explore / Chicago's History
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Quiz: Do You Know Chicago's Streets?
By Municipal_Reference_Guy

Can you impress your friends with your knowledge of Chicago geography? Take our quiz to find out.

If You Love / Shakespeare
Celebrate Shakespeare 400 with Performan…

See a scene from Macbeth at our teen and adult book clubs, explore theater at workshops for girls 10-16 and more.

If You Love / Movies
Staff List
Movies about Elections

As the road to the election continues, here's a list of recent and classic movies about elections to help get you in the spirit.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Connect With / Chicago Teens
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Teen Chicago Travel Guide Submissions

Contribute to our online Teen Chicago Travel Guide and shape the story of our city.

Get Help / Finding a Job
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Online Resource
Job Seekers, Get Help with Brainfuse

Get personal feedback on your resume within 24 hours from an online writing coach.

If You Love / Audiobooks
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Podcast Pairings
By Maria

Maria recommends audiobooks that pair well with popular podcasts.

Connect With / Your Library
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Give to CPL Foundation & Spark Curiosity

Just $25 unlocks worlds of creativity and discovery for kids who participate in CPL’s award-winning, donor-funded programs. Give today!

Connect With / Your Community
Chicago Innovation Awards
Nominations Sought for Neighborhood Awar…

Nominate a company or organization serving Chicago’s neighborhoods for this new Chicago Innovation Award.

If You Love / A Great Read
Staff List
July 2016 Staff Picks

Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. And visit our Books page for a link to previous recommendations.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Explore / U.S. History
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Above and Beyond Exhibit Open at HWLC

This art installation at HWLC features over 58,000 replicated dog tags representing U.S. soldiers who lost their lives in the Vietnam War.

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