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Explore / Science
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Virus Books

The Ebola crisis has given rise to behavior both fearful and heroic. Here are some books we recommend for readers interested in this disease,…

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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 Good Laugh
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If You Like Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler fans are sure to enjoy her first book, Yes Please, as well as the other books on this list.

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Connect With / Your Community
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Early Voting Begins at Some CPL Locations

Early voting runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at more than 20 CPL locations through November 2.

Explore / Chicago's History
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Ghosts and Graveyards of Chicago

Author Ursula Bielski discusses the top 10 haunted cemeteries of Chicago on Wednesday, October 22 at the Edgebrook Branch.

If You Love / A Great Read
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Fall 2014 Big Books

Call it the fall harvest, and it's a bumper crop. This season brings a bounty of books that are big in size, ambition, audience anticipation…

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Make / Something Crafty
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It’s Easy to DIY Halloween
By Shilo

I love everything about fall—from the changing leaves to the crisp temperatures to the holidays. And I especially love October because…

Learn to / Speak Another Language
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Online Resource
Mango Languages

Lessons in 60+ languages, including English.

Explore / Your Family Tree
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Events Spotlight Family History Research

We're highlighting genealogy resources in October at Harold Washington Library Center

Make / A Delicious Meal
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Fall Pies: Sweet and Savory Cookbooks

Apple, pumpkin, sweet potato, pecan? Yes, please!

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.

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Explore / Polish American Heritage
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Recommended Reads: Polish American Heritage Month

Witamy - Welcome! Join us as the Chicago Public Library celebrates the culture, contributions and achievements of Polish Americans and citizens…

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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.

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.

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.

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