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If You Love / A Great Read
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Big Books of Spring 2015

Spring is one of the most exciting times for books. Here are some of the sure-fire blockbusters due this season.

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Explore / Photography
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Exhibit
Nature Photos by Charapin Pongtornpipat

The local photographer captures landscapes and wildlife in her travels around the world. Meet the artist March 28 at Bezazian Branch.

If You Love / A Great Read
Coming Soon
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Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.

Explore / Women's History
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Event
Film Screening: Urban Indian Womanhood

A Q&A with producer-director Shweta Singh follows the screening of this documentary March 28 at Harold Washington Library Center.

Explore / One Book, One Chicago

Part 4 of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is now available! Log in with your library card to read it at #http://t.co/tLGW6RNDF8

Connect With / Your Community
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News
Early Voting at Some CPL Locations

More than 20 CPL locations offer early voting for the April 7 run-off election. Stop by and cast your vote through April 4.

Make / Your Garden Grow
Staff List
Gardening

While it doesn't look like spring just yet, it's not too early to start planning your garden.

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Explore / Great Reads for Kids
Staff List
A Spring in My Step

Welcome Spring with these colorful read-alouds.

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If You Love / Teen Reads
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Blogpost
The Power of Friends
By Molly

Check out Molly's picks about the power of friendship and the magic of making friends.

If You Love / A Great Read
Staff List
March 2015 Staff Picks

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

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Connect With / YOUmedia

Thurgood Marshall YOUmedia @chipublib presents:Thoroughly Good YOUmedia TV preview!!: #https://t.co/6TAoh8tcMO #chipublib #youmediachicago

Get Help / Managing Your Money
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Blogpost
Tax Time!
By Chicago In 4D

Download forms for filing your federal and state taxes, and find tax help in Chicago, including at CPL locations.

Connect With / #IPledge20
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Blogpost
Guest Blog: Chicago’s First Lady on Read…
By Elizabeth

Amy Rule urges Chicagoans to Take 20, Read Plenty and shares the books her family has enjoyed the most through the years.

Connect With / Your Library
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Heroes and Villains Invade Chicago!

Enjoy food, cocktails and fun while supporting the Chicago Public Library during Night in the Stacks on April 10.

If You Love / Music
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Exhibit
Underground Music Fanzines at HWLC

Underground music fanzines from the 1980s and 1990s are on display through April 24 at Harold Washington Library Center.

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