Connect With / Your Kids
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Get Ready for Back to School!
By ChiPubLib_Kids

Whether it's your first day of school ever, or just a new year, get ready to hit the books with some scholarly friends.

Explore / This Month's Staff Picks
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September 2014 Staff Picks
By ChiPubLib_Adults

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

If You Love / Music
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Kirsten Leslie with Paul Dykstra

Singer, actress and Chicago-area native Kirsten Leslie performs Friday, September 5 at Harold Washington Library Center.

Make / at CPL
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What's Coming Up in the Maker Lab

Summer may be winding down, but the creativity continues in the Maker Lab.

If You Love / A Great Read
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Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.

Get Help / Beating Writer's Block
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Teen Writing Workshop with Lauren Ward

This Saturday, join us at Coleman Branch to express your thoughts and imagination through writing.

Learn to / Speak Another Language
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Mango Languages

Lessons in 60+ languages, including English.

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.

If You Love / Music
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Stream Videos, Music and Audiobooks on hoopla

Use your library card to access streaming movies, television, music and audiobook titles, or download them to your device.

Make / A Masterpiece
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Chicago Gardens Featured in Oil Painting Exhibit

Impressions of Chicago Gardens by Fred Moss is on display through September 5 on the 8th floor of the Harold Washington Library Center.

Connect With / Your Library
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Get Carded with the CPLF Junior Board

Join the Foundation Junior Board on September 10 at Northside Bar & Grill. Sign up for a library card and enjoy food and drink specials.…

Make / A Better You
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Challenge Accepted: Learn About ALS
By Amanda

Niles Public Library challenged us to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Learn more about the disease with these resources.

If You Love / Sports
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Baseball’s All-Time All-Stars
By Alexa

Congratulations, Jackie Robinson West, U.S. Little League World Series champions! Learn more about baseball with these books for young fans.

If You Love / Movies
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Ladies of Dagenham, Unite!
By Bbruins

In time for Labor Day, check out these movies based on true stories of women fighting the good fight at work.

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