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

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

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Explore / One Book, One Chicago

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Explore / Women's History
Staff List
Books about Women's Firsts for Kids

Someone has to be first! In these books you will learn about the first women who made achievements in careers from space to politics.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Business

Explore / Chicago's History
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CPL Resource
Chicago History Timeline

Did you know Chicago was incorporated on March 4, 1837? Test your knowledge of other key dates in Chicago history with our timeline.

If You Love / Sports
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Catalog Search
Remembering Minnie Minoso

The White Sox legend and All-Star outfielder from Cuba was Chicago's first black major league player and a trailblazer for Latino players.

Get Help / Managing Your Money
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Selling Your Home? Consumer Reports Has…
By Paul Keith

If you're thinking about selling—or even if you already have your home on the market—this is essential reading.

Connect With / YOUmedia

Check out all the different workshops we have at HWLC YOUmedia: # #youmediachicago #chipublib

If You Love / eBooks
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Catalog Search
Instant Access: Audiobooks, Video, Music

Cold weather keeping you inside? Download or stream these titles instantly using hoopla. No holds, no waiting -- and no boots!

Learn to / Speak Another Language
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Online Resource
Mango Languages

Lessons in 60+ languages, including English.

Explore / U.S. History
Staff List
Life During the Civil War

Teens, learn all about the American Civil War in these nonfiction titles picked by Chicago Public Library's teen services librarians.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens

Get Help / Managing Your Money
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Upcoming Money Smart Events

Questions about retirement, college savings or Medicare? Check out our March financial literacy events throughout the city.

Learn to / Code
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Use Finch Robots to Learn Computer Progr…

Google donated 500 robots that can be programmed to move, make noises, light up and even draw. (Photo by Brooke Collins)

Get Help / Managing Your Money
Free Tax Help
Tax Prep Chicago

Qualified Chicagoans, get free tax return preparation and e-filing at sites across the city.

Connect With / YOUmedia
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Chicago Public Library, First Lady Amy Rule, C…

Chicago First Lady Amy Rule and Chance the Rapper join CPL at the opening of a new digital media lab at Woodson Regional Library.

Connect With / Your Library
Night in the Stacks
Heroes and Villains Invade Chicago!

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

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