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One Book, One Chicago: Animal, Vegetable…

What if all of Chicago read the same book? Eat, Think, Grow with us in 2016-2017!

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Food Patriots
Film Screening of Food Patriots with Fil…
Oct 24th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate Food Day with a screening of documentary film Food Patriots and a conversation with the filmmakers Jeff and Jennifer Spitz.

If You Love / The Classics
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Caught Reading: Ghosts of Graceland Ceme…
By Liv

Liv speculates on the reading habits of late, great Chicagoans in this special Halloween edition of Caught Reading.

If You Love / A Great Read
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Chicago Humanities Festival 2016 Authors

This citywide festival is always packed with exciting and diverse authors. Here's a selection of the most recent books by featured speakers.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

If You Love / A Great Read
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Top Picks: 8 Anne Tyler Books
By Molly

To celebrate the acclaimed novelist's 75th birthday, Molly recommends titles sure to satisfy newbies and seasoned fans.

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Early Voting at Some CPL Locations

Vote early at more than 20 CPL locations through November 7. Any Chicago voter may vote at any of these sites no matter where they live.

If You Love / Sports
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Cubs Going to the World Series!

Get behind the hometown team with these trivia guides, histories, player biographies and more.

Explore / Science and Nature
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
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Kids, get ready for the new movie from the world of Harry Potter with these live animal events inspired by the series' magical creatures.

If You Love / Music
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#TBT: The First iPod
By Anne Miskewitch

Anne recommends hit music of the early 2000s that played on her first iPod.

What songs did you listen to on your first device?

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Campaigns, Elections, Primaries, Oh My:…
By Marty

Marty recommends websites and other resources to help you get informed ahead of the election.

If You Love / A Great Read
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Erik Larson, Scott Turow Win Sandburg Aw…
By Gloriane

Wednesday's Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner features bestselling authors Erik Larson and Scott Turow.

Explore / Chicago's History
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An Inside Look at Devil in the White Cit…
Oct 24th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Learn about the 1893 World's Fair and the infamous H.H. Holmes in this event with Weird Chicago tour guide Eric Quamme.

If You Love / A Great Read
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October 2016 Staff Picks

Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library.

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Connect With / Your Library
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Library Foundation Goes 2.0

Curiosity belong to us all. The Library Foundation is dedicated to nurturing the curiosity of everyone who walks through the doors of CPL.

Explore / One Book, One Chicago
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Dining Out in Chicago: A Breezy History…
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Chicago historian and urbanologist Max Grinnell will present a tour-du-table utilizing rare photographs, historic photographs, visual epheme...

Connect With / Your Kids
Choose Kind Chicago
Choose Kind Events for Kids
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October is Choose Kind month! Check out these events celebrating what makes each of us unique.

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