Explore / What's Making Headlines
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Toni McNaron: Into the Paradox

The author, practicing Catholic and feminist scholar discusses her latest book Thursday, September 18 at Harold Washington Library Center.

If You Love / eBooks
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Observe Read an eBook Day with CPL

We’re celebrating Read an eBook Day on Thursday, September 18. Visit us in person or online for help getting started with eBooks.

If You Love / A Great Read
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MacArthur Genius Grants
By Stephen

The annual MacArthur fellows have been announced, and as usual, reading about the winners is inspiring and even intimidating (statistical analyses?…

Learn to / Speak Another Language
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Arrr! Pirates for a Day
By Cristina

Yo-ho-ho mateys, arrrr ye ready!? September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Explore / Chicago's History
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Vital Voices: Jane Addams Hull House Museum
By Layne

September 18 marks the 125th anniversary of Hull House, the settlement that worked on immigration, labor reform, women's issues and more.…

#TBT to your worst neighbor ever, via 1908 Chicago Examiner: "Roosters May Crow at Will, Says Judge" #http://t.co/es9Mj5zHOw

Explore / Hispanic Heritage
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Celebrating Hispanic Fiction
By Maggie

Maggie recommends novels that have contributed to her understanding of Hispanic heritage and culture.

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

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

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.

Explore / U.S. History
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We the People
By Amanda

Commemorate America's most important document during Constitution Week with these titles that address its meaning and its legacy.

If You Love / Sports
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Paul Konerko: A Class Act!
By Ellen

White Sox first baseman and team captain Paul Konerko is retiring from the game. Bid him farewell with these reads about the glory days.

Connect With / Your Library
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Network with the CPLF Junior Board on October 9

CPL Foundation Junior Board hosts a cocktail party! Join the lively discussion of the One Book, One Chicago theme, Heroes: Real & Imagined.…

Make / A Masterpiece
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Chicago Artists Featured in Painting Exhibits

Check out exhibits by Sue Armstrong Arends and Michael Banning through October 24 at Harold Washington Library Center.

Prepare for / Life After High School
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The Best Ways to Save Money for College
By ChiPubLib_Teens

Nervous about paying for college? Explore our recommendations focusing on how to get student financial aid, win scholarships and avoid debt.

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.

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