Explore / Technology
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Zinio Magazine of the Month

In its May issue, Wired unveils the Next List—business leaders who are changing the way we live, work, play and think.

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Kids Museum Passports Unavailable May 23…

Kids Museum Passports will be unavailable for checkout from May 23 to May 31 as we transition to new passes.

Explore / One Book, One Chicago
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OBOC Season Finale: Charles M. Blow

In the 2014-15 #OBOC season finale on 5/26, Charles M. Blow lectures on Mechanisms and Mythologies Conspiring against the Marginalized.

Explore / Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage
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Popular Asian Films and American Remakes

Whether award-winning, anime or an American remake, Asian films have influenced how we see the world.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Uptown

Make / A Masterpiece
Mark Yee
Business of Art: Artist Survival Guide

Talk with other artists about developing your career in a dialogue led by painter Mark Yee on Saturday, May 23 at HWLC.

Make / A Delicious Meal
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Asparagus or Snap Peas—or Both?
By Mary

Ready to fill your market bag with fruits and veggies? Mary recommends cookbooks with inventive recipes for preparing your bounty.

Explore / World History
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Last Voyage of the Lusitania: Dead Wake…
By Bbruins

Learn more about the people and historical forces involved in the sinking of the Lusitania--and the impact of her demise on World War I.

Explore / Technology
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CPL Has an App for That

Use your library card and your mobile device to read; stream movies, TV and music; learn a new language or get homework help.

Make / Your Garden Grow
Staff List

Whether you are looking to beautify your yard with flowers, grow food on your balcony or start a community garden in you neighborhood, we've…

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Connect With / Your Kids
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What Does Memorial Day Mean to Kids?
By Sgissy

Kids may think that Memorial Day is only about a day off from school, barbecues and parades, but with these picture books, you can introduce the…

Explore / Chicago's History
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What Do Memorial Day and Logan Square Ha…
By Johanna

Johanna recommends books on the man behind our first national day of remembrance in 1868.

Connect With / YOUmedia
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Teen Voices: Featuring Gregg

Gregg keeps busy at YOUmedia with his love of stop motion animation and 3D creations in this month's teen voices.

If You Love / Biography & Memoir
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Sad, Sad, Sad, Sad Funny People
By Jeff

If comedy has taught me anything, it's that trauma is hilarious. I have laughed much too often at the horrible things comedians do to themselves. When…

If You Love / A Great Read
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May 2015 Staff Picks

This month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Connect With / Your Library
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Join CPL Foundation Junior Board Society

Join the smart in-crowd and support critical Chicago Public Library programming.

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