Learn to / Speak Another Language
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Arrr! Pirates for a Day
By Cristina

Yo-ho-ho mateys, arrrr ye ready!? September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day!

You did it, library kids. 2.7M books = 66M minutes = rockstars. #TonightShowChi @jimmyfallon is coming! #official

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…

If You Love / Teen Reads
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Sent Away to Boarding School
By ChiPubLib_Teens

Gear up for the new school year with these boarding school stories!

Explore / Business
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Small Business Resources
By Jason

Entrepreneurs, learn about CPL resources at our Small Business Open House Tuesday, September 23 at Harold Washington Library Center.

If You Love / A Great Read
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Nancy Horan on Under the Wide and Starry Sky

The author discusses her latest, the love story of Robert Louis Stevenson, on Tuesday, September 23 at Harold Washington Library Center.

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.

If You Love / Movies
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Are You Prepared for Mayhem?
By Ellen

Here are some of my favorite disaster movies where lack of planning and idiocy reign—and I love that about them.

If You Love / Biography & Memoir
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Staff Pick
Cosby
By Whitaker, Mark

This frank and fascinating account is the first major biography of Bill Cosby, whose Cliff Huxtable came to life 30 years ago this month.

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September 2014 Staff Picks
By ChiPubLib_Adults

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

Explore / Photography
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Vivian Maier’s Photos Feature Everyday Chicago

Exhibit at the Harold Washington Library Center showcases street scenes and people in Chicago from the 1950s to the 1970s.

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.

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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.…

Explore / Hispanic Heritage
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Celebrating Hispanic Fiction
By Maggie

Maggie recommends novels that have contributed to her understanding of Hispanic heritage and culture.

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.

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