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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 / Music
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MTV Video Music Awards 2016

Check out recent albums from 2016 MTV Video Music Awards nominees in every category.

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If You Love / A Great Read
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Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.

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.

Explore / African American History
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Roots & the Works of Alex Haley
By Kate

Kate recommends books by Alex Haley as the remake of his unforgettable story of Roots comes to DVD.

If You Love / Teen Reads
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School's in Session: Teen Fiction
By Amy

Here's your fall schedule featuring books in which teens experience extraordinary situations on the first day of school.

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.

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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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.

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.

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Connect With / Chicago Teens
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Teen Chicago Travel Guide: Kimvalyn

Kimvalyn M. went on a Get Lost field trip with YOUmedia and explored Chinatown.

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.

Make / A Masterpiece
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Raúl Ortiz Exhibit at HWLC

Raúl Ortiz: Landscape Compositions is on display through October 28 at Harold Washington Library Center.

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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August 2016 Staff Picks

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

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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.

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