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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.

If You Love / Teen Reads
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Summer Romance for Teens

If you're looking for light reading, check out these new teen romance novels picked by Chicago Public Library's Teen Services librarians.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens

Explore / What's Making Headlines
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Winning Elections in the 21st Century
Aug 30th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Authors Dick Simpson and Betty O'Shaughnessy discuss their book, Winning Elections in the 21st Century.

If You Love / A Great Read
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Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.

Connect With / Chicago Teens
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Teen Chicago Travel Guide: Weronika

Weronika P. visited the Chicago Zoological Society's Brookfield Zoo and checked out the Great Bear Wilderness.

Connect With / Your Library
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Take an Online Course at the Library

Interested in trying an online course? Join a Learning Circle and learn with your peers at CPL locations across the city.

Make / Your Garden Grow
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Gardening

Whether you are looking to beautify your yard with flowers, grow food on your balcony or start a community garden in you neighborhood, we'v…

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Explore / Chicago's History
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Beer Chicago Exhibit Taps into Local Bre…

Check out Beer Chicago: The Refreshing History at Harold Washington Library Center.

If You Love / Shakespeare
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Best Fiction Books for Shakespeare Fans

In honor of the Shakespeare 400 anniversary, we've gathered up some recommended fiction for Shakespeare lovers.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Explore / Chicago's History
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Special Collections at HWLC

The Special Collections and Preservation Division at HWLC showcases rare and unique materials focusing on Chicago.

If You Love / Teen Reads
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Travel Through Time with YA Fiction
By Stephkit

Check out these stories of teens slipping though the space-time continuum.

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

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

Explore / Technology
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CPL Has an App for That

Use your library card and your mobile device to read; stream movies, TV and music; learn a new language or get homework help.

If You Love / A Great Read
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Book Bingo: Adults, Shake Up Your Readin…

Summer reading isn't just for kids! Play Book Bingo, and you could win a prize in our raffle.

Learn to / Speak Another Language
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Mango Languages

Lessons in 60+ languages, including English.

If You Love / A Great Read
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August 2016 Staff Picks

Check out this month's book, movie and music recommendations from Chicago Public Library.

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