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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!

If You Love / A Great Read
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Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.

If You Love / Teen Reads
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Teen Staff Picks (September 2016)

Check out our latest staff favorites for teen reading.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens

Explore / U.S. History
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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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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…

Explore / African American History
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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.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Connect With / Your Library
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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.

Connect With / YOUmedia
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FLOW: Sammy Miller and the Congregation
Sep 28th | 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join YOUmedia for a special edition of FLOW with the Sammy Miller and the Congregation. The band focuses on sharing the power of community...

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.

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If You Love / Music
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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…

Make / A Masterpiece
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SUS: the long thin wire Exhibit at Harol…

See how you can make noise with this performance-installation on display at Harold Washington Library Center through February 26.

If You Love / A Great Read
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September 2016 Staff Picks

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

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Connect With / Your Library
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Join CPL Foundation Junior Board Society

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

Explore / Hispanic Heritage
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Hispanic Heritage Fiction for Kids

Meet interesting heroes and heroines and learn about Hispanic heritage with these books.

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Prepare for / Your Next Vacation
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Zinio Magazine of the Month

Get in the mood for fall with Midwest Living's September/October issue highlighting the season's colors and flavors.

Connect With / Your Kids
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Day of Play
Oct 1st | 11:00am - 3:00pm

Bring along your imagination, and the whole family! The Day of Play is all about learning, community and fun.

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