Make / at CPL
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Find Your Inner Maker
By Amanda

Check out these titles to learn more about the maker community, its variety of creations and resources to go further.

Explore / Business
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Bill Gates and Warren Buffett’s Favorite Business…
By Stephen

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett's favorite business book is back in print - plus other great summer reads.

Make / A Masterpiece
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Paint, Paste, Sticker
By Leslie

Discover the fascinating history of street art in Chicago with these recommendations.

If You Love / Movies
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Family Matters Short Film Series

As part of the Best of the Black Harvest Film Festival, see three short films about family at four CPL locations in July and August.

If You Love / A Great Read
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2014 Booker Prize Longlist
By ChiPubLib_Adults

The longlist of 2014 Booker Prize nominees has been announced. Here are titles available in the U.S. so far.

Explore / The Summer Learning Challenge
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Conservation and You
By Shilo

Become a conservation leader and help Chicago's environment by improving habitats for pollinators.

I love Chi Public Library! The best in the nation! @chipublib An art teacher's single best resource!

Learn to / Speak Another Language
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Mango Languages

Lessons in 60+ languages, including English.

Connect With / YOUmedia
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YOUmedia Expands to 6 More CPL Locations

YOUmedia events give high school teens the opportunity to build their technology, digital and making skills.

If You Love / Music
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Stream Videos, Music and Audiobooks on hoopla

Use your library card to access streaming movies, television, music and audiobook titles, or download them to your device.

Make / A Better You
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Play Is for Big Kids, Too
By Anne

These books discuss the importance of play in adult life -- and offer ideas for bringing play into your life.

Connect With / Your Library
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Chicago Public Library 2015-2017 Strategy

We'll respond to patrons trying to learn and grow by nurturing learning, supporting economic advancement and strengthening communities.

Explore / This Month's Staff Picks
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July 2014 Staff Picks
By ChiPubLib_Adults

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

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.

Connect With / Your Library
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Support the Summer Learning Challenge

$10 sponsors a child in eight weeks of engaging summer activities designed to keep kids learning all year long!

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