Explore / Chicago's History
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Chicago and the Great War

Author Joseph Gustaitis discusses his forthcoming book, Chicago in World War I, Wednesday, August 20 at Harold Washington Library Center.

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Connect With / YOUmedia
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Digital Illustration at Sulzer Regional YOUmedia

Learn basic skills to make your own creation this Thursday.

Get Help / Finding a Job
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Career Workshop: Interviewing Skills

Learn top interview questions and how to prepare for them Thursday, August 21 at Harold Washington Library Center.

If You Love / A Great Read
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August 2014 Books We're Excited About
By ChiPubLib_Adults

Here are some of this month's new books that we're most eagerly anticipating.

Explore / Page to Screen
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Moments That Change Everything
By Alexa

The movie based on tear-jerker If I Stay opens Friday. Get ready with these novels depicting teens facing life-changing situations.

Make / A Masterpiece
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Artist Talk with Fred Moss

The artist discusses his oil painting exhibit, Impressions of Chicago Gardens, Saturday, August 23 at Harold Washington Library Center.

Explore / Technology
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Use Finch Robots to Learn Computer Programming

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

If You Love / Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Count Down to Doctor Who
By Esther

Doctor Who returns Saturday with a new season. Try one of these books or movies to ease you through the last of the waiting game.

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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Prepping for Kindergarten
By Cristina

Ready for kindergarten? These back-to-school picture books show kids that kindergarten is not so scary.

Explore / This Month's Staff Picks
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August 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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Food Depository Provides Meals for Kids at CPL

Our pilot program with Greater Chicago Food Depository distributes free meals to kids 18 and under at two CPL locations through August 29.

If You Love / Movies
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Great Films Starring Robin Williams
By ChiPubLib_Adults

A tribute to Robin Williams from Greg at Little Village Branch.

Connect With / Your Library
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Do You Know the CPL Foundation?

The Library Foundation gives $6 million in annual funding for the Summer Learning Challenge, One Book, One Chicago and many more programs.

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