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

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Introducing Our One Book, One Chicago 20…

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver is the 27th selection for One Book, One Chicago. This year's program explores the theme Ea…

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OBOC Events
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Attend dozens of #OBOC events in every neighborhood of Chicago exploring the theme of "Eat Think Grow" this season!

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Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.

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Kids' Staff Picks (September 2016)

Kids and parents, check out our latest picks for good reading.

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American Umpire: America as the World's…
Sep 26th | 6:30pm - 8:15pm

Learn about the nation's transformation into a highly engaged superpower at this film screening and panel discussion.

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New in African American History

Inspired by the new National Museum of African American History & Culture? We've got some great new books for you.

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Caught Reading: Back-to-School Edition
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We took a look around at home, in libraries, at school, and out and about. Here’s what we caught kids reading.

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Observe Banned Books Week with CPL

Celebrate the freedom to read with reading recommendations and special events from September 25 to October 1.

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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.

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Author Larry Tye Discusses Bobby Kennedy…
Sep 27th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm

In Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon, Larry Tye peels away layers of myth and misunderstanding to paint a nuanced portrait of this si…

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September 2016 Staff Picks

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

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Join CPL Foundation Junior Board Society

Join the smart in-crowd and support critical Chicago Public Library programming.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibits at…

See works by local artists at 11 CPL locations through October 15.

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Chess for Kids

Excited about Disney's Queen of Katwe? Here's game strategy and fiction for budding chess champions.

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Rajasthan Josh Indian Folk Music
Sep 27th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Hear Indian folk music from Rajasthan Josh, which has been featured across the globe performing the folk traditions of northweste…

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