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Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.

Year in Architecture 2014: Elegant Eclecticism & shout out to @chipublib new Back of the Yards Branch Library #http://t.co/TnlOuoF0DW

If You Love / Poetry
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Zoo Passes for Teens at Archer Heights

Write an original poem November 17 through January 30 for a free pass to the Brookfield Zoo.

If You Love / Movies
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Thanksgiving Movies

In honor of Thanksgiving, we've rounded up some movies that are set around Turkey Day.

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Connect With / Your Kids
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Turkeys Say “Please Don’t Gobble, Gobble…
By MsCaroline

If you ask a group of preschoolers what Thanksgiving is all about, they will happily shout, "Turkey!" Most of us love a tender, juicy bird…

Explore / Award Winners
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National Book Award Winners for 2014

The 2014 National Book Award Winners have been announced.

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CPL Apps: Use the Library on the Go

We now have apps for Android and iPhone/iPod Touch. Find them in app store by searching for Chicago Public Library.

Explore / U.S. History
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A Civil War Thanksgiving for Illinois
By Johanna

Did you know it was President Abraham Lincoln who declared the last Thursday in November to be a national holiday of Thanksgiving?

Make / A Delicious Meal
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Thanksgiving Cookbooks

Want to host the perfect Thanksgiving meal? We have cookbooks to help you do it, whether you want to serve traditional or vegan fare or anything…

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Connect With / Your Community
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Food Drive at Harold Washington Library

We're taking food donations for the Greater Chicago Food Depository at the Harold Washington Library Center through December 12.

Explore / What's Making Headlines
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Remembering Mike Nichols

Acclaimed director of stage and screen and former student of the University of Chicago dies at 83.

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November 2014 Staff Picks

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

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Connect With / Your Community
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Healthy Chicago Neighborhood Survey

The Chicago Department of Public Health wants to hear from you about your neighborhood. Share your feedback in this anonymous survey.

Explore / Top Picks from Notable Chicagoans
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Favorite Reads

Mayor Emanuel recommends some of his favorite books.

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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)

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