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April 2015 Staff Picks

This month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library.

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Sandburg Award Honors Stephen Sondheim
By Stephen

Legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim will receive this year's Carl Sandburg Literary Award from the Chicago Public Library Foundation…

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April Fools’ for Kids
By Sgissy

Hey kids, April Fools' Day is coming! Be prepared this year with the many great resources the library has for pranks or jokes you can play. Pranklopedia is…

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J. Ivy
Hip Hop Poet J. Ivy Appears at Woodson

Hip hop poet J. Ivy reflects on what heroism means in families and how you can be a personal hero on 4/4 at Woodson Regional Library.

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Complete OBOC Mission 4; Win an iPad

OBOC Mission 4: Who is your LGBT hero? Participate and you could win a $50 Powell's gift card and be entered to win an Apple iPad Air 2!

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Teens, Check Out 1st Saturdays: Careers…

Join us this Saturday for the launch of our monthly career workshop series made just for teens.

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Big Books of Spring 2015

Spring is one of the most exciting times for books. Here are some of the sure-fire blockbusters due this season.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

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Part 4 of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is now available! Log in with your library card to read it at #

Connect With / Your Kids
Children's Services Spring Learning Challenge: Springtime in the City
Springtime in the City
By Shilo

We're challenging the kids of Chicago to find Springtime in the City from April 1 to April 17.

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chicagopubliclibrary Our new self-check stations are now open on the first floor of Harold Washington Library Center! Come "check" it out. #Chicago #library #boo…
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Early Voting at Some CPL Locations

More than 20 CPL locations offer early voting for the April 7 run-off election. Stop by and cast your vote through April 4.

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Night in the Stacks
Heroes and Villains Invade Chicago!

Enjoy food, cocktails and fun while supporting the Chicago Public Library during Night in the Stacks on April 10.

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Extraordinary Local Women of History
By Beth

Let's wrap up Women's History Month by highlighting the contributions of two Chicago women, Vivian G. Harsh and Elder Lucy Smith.

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Guest Blog: Chicago’s First Lady on Read…
By Elizabeth

Amy Rule urges Chicagoans to Take 20, Read Plenty and shares the books her family has enjoyed the most through the years.

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Tax Prep Chicago

Qualified Chicagoans, get free tax return preparation and e-filing at sites across the city.

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