If You Love / Music
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Latino Fest: Gustavo Martin, Virginia Covarrubias

The 2014 Latino Music Festival features the acclaimed cellist and pianist Tuesday, September 30 at Harold Washington Library Center.

Explore / Chicago's History
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Author Discusses Portrait Statues in Lincoln Park

Krista August shares stories about the statues, their artists and benefactors, and more Tuesday, September 30 at Lincoln Park Branch.

Explore / Page to Screen
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Celebrating the Life of Truman Capote
By Emilie

September 30 marks the 90th anniversary of the author known for creating captivating characters and pioneering the nonfiction novel.

Make / at CPL
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Maker Lab Designer Spotlight: Annie Chu

Learn more about this craft designer, who teaches in the Maker Lab. Her next class is Mini-Blooming Wreaths on Tuesday, September 30.

If You Love / A Great Read
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Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.

If You Love / Mystery & Thriller
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Catalog Search
Murder, She Wrote

The TV show ended long ago but Jessica Fletcher sleuths on in fiction.

Explore / Hispanic Heritage
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Sounds of Sabor!
By Portia

From samba to cumbia to norteñas to merengue, Latin music is filled with upbeat cadences and robust sounds that tantalize the senses, transporting…

If You Love / A Great Read
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National Book Award Longlists 2014
By Stephen

The National Book Foundation has announced its nominees for the National Book Awards for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Young People's…

Connect With / Your Community
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#CHIdeas

Mayor Emanuel wants to hear your ideas to improve Chicago. Visit CHIdeas and add your voice to the conversation.

Get Help / Finishing Your Homework
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Free Homework Help at All CPL Locations

Find answers to all your questions at CPL -- use our homework help in person or online.

Explore / What's Making Headlines
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Love Me Forever! Exhibit Explores Marriage

As recognition of same-sex marriage grows, cartoonist Jeremy Sorese explores the idea of getting married in this exhibit on display at HWLC.

Explore / This Month's Staff Picks
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September 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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Network with the CPLF Junior Board on October 9

CPL Foundation Junior Board hosts a cocktail party! Join the lively discussion of the One Book, One Chicago theme, Heroes: Real & Imagined.…

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.

Explore / Great Reads for Kids
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A Taste of Johnny Appleseed’s Legacy
By MsCaroline

Enjoy a juicy treat thanks to this legend on the 240th anniversary of his birth.

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