If You Love / A Great Read
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Nancy Horan on Under the Wide and Starry Sky

The author discusses her latest, the love story of Robert Louis Stevenson, on Tuesday, September 23 at Harold Washington Library Center.

Explore / Great Reads for Kids
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Festive Fall Activities
By Amy

Cuddle up with your family on a chilly night with one of these colorful reads.

If You Love / Music
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David Bowie Is Opens at Museum of Contemporary Art
By Esther

Chicago celebrates David Bowie with this retrospective. Immerse yourself in the icon's music and movies, and books that explore his work.…

Explore / Business
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Small Business Resources
By Jason

Entrepreneurs, learn about CPL resources at our Small Business Open House Tuesday, September 23 at Harold Washington Library Center.

Explore / What's Making Headlines
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Celebrate Banned Books Week

Help us celebrate banned books, September 21-27, at events across the city.

If You Love / A Great Read
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National Book Award Longlists 2014
By Stephen

The National Book Foundation has announced its nominees for the National Book Awards for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Young People's…

Make / A Masterpiece
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Austin Kleon Discusses Show Your Work!

The author discusses his latest book, subtitled 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered, on Wednesday, September 24 at HWLC.

Connect With / Your Community
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#CHIdeas

Mayor Emanuel wants to hear your ideas to improve Chicago. Visit CHIdeas and add your voice to the conversation.

If You Love / Science Fiction & Fantasy
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My Precious: Lord of the Rings Readalikes
By Amanda

September 22 is Hobbit Day, the birthday of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. How can you not love these unlikely heroes and true friends?

If You Love / Movies
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Film Screening: Biblioburro: The Donkey Library

A Colombian teacher brings his library-on-hooves to kids in a violence-ridden region. See the film Wednesday, September 24 at Avalon Branch.

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September 2014 Staff Picks
By ChiPubLib_Adults

This month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library's collection development librarians.

Get Help / Finishing Your Homework
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Free Homework Help at All CPL Locations

Find answers to all your questions at CPL -- use our homework help in person or online.

Connect With / Your Library
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Network with the CPLF Junior Board on October 9

CPL Foundation Junior Board hosts a cocktail party! Join the lively discussion of the One Book, One Chicago theme, Heroes: Real & Imagined.…

Explore / Hispanic Heritage
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¡Celebremos! Hispanic Heritage Month Reads for Kids…
By Jenna

These children's books explore the Hispanic American experience.

Connect With / Your Library
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Explore CPL's New Website

Check out our videos to learn how to use your new account, search for books and more.

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