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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 27 at Harold Washington Library Center.…

Explore / What's Making Headlines
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Chicago Humanities Festival 2014 Authors

It's another stellar lineup for the Humanities Festival this year, and here are some of the big books of the season whose authors will be presenting.…

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Explore / One Book, One Chicago
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Comic Book Babes
By Layne

Even in this age of superhero movies, it can be hard to find a lady in the lead. Layne recommends a few as part of #OBOC's look at heroes.…

Get Help / Managing Your Money
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Chicago Financial Planning Day

Focus on your personal finances with workshops and one-on-one consultations Saturday, October 25 at Harold Washington Library Center.

If You Love / A Good Laugh
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If You Like Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler fans are sure to enjoy her first book, Yes Please, as well as the other books on this list.

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Explore / Great Reads for Kids
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Bullying Can End with You
By Shilo

Explore the many sides of bullying from the perspective of all involved—the bully, the bullied and the bystander.

Explore / Science
Staff List
Virus Books

The Ebola crisis has given rise to behavior both fearful and heroic. Here are some books we recommend for readers interested in this disease,…

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Explore / What's Making Headlines
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Exhibit
Love Me Forever! Exhibit Explores Marriage

As recognition of same-sex marriage grows, cartoonist Jeremy Sorese explores the idea of getting married in this exhibit on display at HWLC.

Learn to / Speak Another Language
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Mango Languages

Lessons in 60+ languages, including English.

If You Love / A Great Read
Staff List
October 2014 Staff Picks

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

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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.

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…

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.

If You Love / A Great Read
Staff List
Fall 2014 Big Books

Call it the fall harvest, and it's a bumper crop. This season brings a bounty of books that are big in size, ambition, audience anticipation…

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Connect With / Your Community
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#CHIdeas

Mayor Emanuel wants to hear your ideas to improve Chicago. Visit CHIdeas and add your voice to the conversation.

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