All CPL locations will be closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4.
All learning counts with Chicago Public Library's Summer Learning Challenge! Visit any CPL location to read, discover and create with us.
Enjoy parades, fireworks and books honoring America to celebrate the Fourth of July!
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Gloriane looks back at some of the songs on the inaugural broadcast—many of which are today's classics.
This month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library.
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Calling teen photographers, bloggers and artists! Share your talents with us this summer at HWLC YOUmedia.
With the Tour de France starting on Independence Day, Brooks recommends titles about bicyclists who made their own paths.
The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction have been announced, and they were two of our favorites from 2014.
Learn more about the first African American principal performer with the American Ballet Theatre.
Questions about retirement, reverse mortgages or Medicare? Check out our July financial literacy events throughout the city.
As of mid-June 2015, these are the best books of the year that we've read so far.
Learn more about outsider art and Henry Darger with Marty's recommendations.
What would you do if you were the first person to land on another planet? How would introduce yourself to a space creature?
If you like your Chicago tales gritty and bleak, these books are for you.
The legendary musician, born July 1, 1915, helped define the sound of the Chicago blues.
High school teens, ages 14 to 18, come explore environmental science at this month's 1st Saturdays: Careers in Focus on July 11.
$10 sponsors a child in 8 weeks of interactive learning that goes to infinity and beyond in the Explore and Soar Summer Learning Challenge.
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