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What if all of Chicago read the same book? Eat, Think, Grow with us in 2016-2017!
Celebrate the legacy of Nobel Peace Prize winner Martin Luther King, Jr. by exploring the BIG idea of peace with your kids.
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Learn about Coretta Scott King's civil rights activism, family and faith in this new memoir.
Looking for the inside scoop? Based on advance reviews and publicity, here are the books we're most excited to read this month.
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Take better care of yourself in the new year by checking out these teen self-help books.
What were our most popular books in 2016? Find out what Chicagoans of all ages were reading.
Adults, read a Best of the Best book this month and be entered in a drawing for a CPL T-shirt or a copy of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.
Which Best of the Best book will you read?
Betty White's turning 95! Get to know the beloved funny lady better with these books.
New! Reviews, ratings, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.
Add your photos to Your Library, My Library, an interactive photomosaic installation by George Berlin at HWLC through March 19.
Our art tour focuses on the impressive collection of original artwork on display throughout the building.
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for a link to previous lists of recommendations.
Did you know we have apps for Android and iPhone/iPod Touch? Find them in app stores by searching for Chicago Public Library.
Best of the Best, our picks for the best books of 2016! Find your new favorites from our selections for adults, teens and kids.
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