Explore / Great Reads for Kids
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Monsterously Fun Reads!

Halloween wouldn't be Halloween without witches, ghosts and ghouls.And these monsters are funny and just scary enough for the whole family…

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids

Explore / One Book, One Chicago
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Political Heroes: A Panel with Walter Jacobson

The Chicago journalist moderates a panel of educators, writers and journalists as they consider heroism in politics Monday at HWLC.

Explore / This Month's Staff Picks
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October 2014 Staff Picks

This month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library's collection development librarians.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

If You Love / Movies
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Aaron Christensen Discusses Guide to Fright Flicks

Dr. AC discusses his new collection of essays from the genre's bloodiest experts Monday, October 20 at Sulzer Regional Library.

If You Love / Sports
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Mike Ditka Turns 75

Happy birthday on Saturday to the football player, coach and author! #DaBears

Explore / One Book, One Chicago
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Fun with Superman
By Jeff

Just as Michael Chabon tips his hat to this American icon in Kavalier & Clay, other writers explore what this character means to our nation.…

Make / A Masterpiece
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Art Tour of the Harold Washington Library Center

Ever wonder how those owls got on top of the building? Take a walking art tour of HWLC on Tuesday, October 21.

If You Love / A Great Romance
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Love Bites: Vampire Romances
By Joanna

Whether you celebrate or disdain Sweetest Day, sink your teeth into one of these love stories.

Connect With / YOUmedia
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College Prep for Teens at YOUmedia

Join us the third Monday of each month for help with applications, scholarships and financial aid.

If You Love / A Great Read
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Booker Prize and National Book Award Shortlists
By Stephen

It's a great week to add to your For Later shelf, with announcements of the Booker Prize winner and the National Book Awards shortlists.…

Make / at CPL
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Mini Maker Lab Comes to Little Village Branch

The Little Village Branch Mini Maker Lab is open until November 22. Workshops are made with beginners in mind, so stop by to get started.

If You Love / A Great Read
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October 2014 Books We're Excited About

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

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Connect With / Your Library
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When Does 1=2? During the Dollar Match Campaign!

Your gift to CPL Foundation is matched up to $1,000 when you give to fund Teachers in the Library. (Photo: Suzanne Hanney, Streetwise)

Get Help / Finishing Your Homework
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Brainfuse

Get free one-on-one homework help online.

Make / A Delicious Meal
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Sample American Cheese Month with These Great Titles…
By Greg

No matter your taste, these books will feed your flavorful obsession with recipes that range from hearty and simple to delectably decadent.

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