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Amy Rule urges Chicagoans to Take 20, Read Plenty and shares the books her family has enjoyed the most through the years.
Mr. Cub, a Hall of Famer and 14-time All-Star, was the first African American to play for the club.
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Shira explores end-of-the-world fiction as a real-life asteroid flies past the Earth.
For those of you waiting for The Boston Girl, I have a few suggestions while you wait...
Get ready for the Superbowl, and go the distance, with this collection of on and off the field football stories.
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Chicago In 4D recommends resources that explain the origins of Chicago's grid system.
These titles will bring about warm thoughts as you contend with the cold Chicago weather.
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For a meal that will cook while you curl up with a book, these titles feature everything from comfort foods to paleo to regional dishes.
Identical twins Josh and Jordan couldn’t be more different – even on the basketball court where they both shine thanks to their dad’s pro ball experience…
In honor of Sundance, one of the largest independent film festivals, kicking off its 2015 competition, we recommend books on filmmaking.
If there were one book you could give every Chicagoan to read, what would it be and why?
This month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library's collection development librarians.
Enjoy food, cocktails and fun while supporting the Chicago Public Library during Night in the Stacks on April 10.
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