Explore / Chicago's History
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Chicago and the Great War

Author Joseph Gustaitis discusses his forthcoming book, Chicago in World War I, Wednesday, August 20 at Harold Washington Library Center.

First of many framed achievements. Summer Learning Challenge #chicago @chipublib #http://t.co/h8WjKlTolO

Connect With / YOUmedia
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Digital Illustration at Sulzer Regional YOUmedia

Learn basic skills to make your own creation this Thursday.

Get Help / Finding a Job
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Career Workshop: Interviewing Skills

Learn top interview questions and how to prepare for them Thursday, August 21 at Harold Washington Library Center.

If You Love / A Great Read
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August 2014 Books We're Excited About
By ChiPubLib_Adults

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

Explore / Great Reads for Kids
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Prepping for Kindergarten
By Cristina

Ready for kindergarten? These back-to-school picture books show kids that kindergarten is not so scary.

Explore / Science
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Exhibit Spotlights Scientific Ideas and Inventions

Explore covers of Popular Science magazine from 1927 to 1930 in this exhibit at the Harold Washington Library Center.

Explore / Technology
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Use Finch Robots to Learn Computer Programming

Google donated 500 robots that can be programmed to move, make noises, light up and even draw. (Photo by Brooke Collins)

If You Love / Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Ancillary Justice
By Leckie, Ann

After winning the Nebula, Ann Leckie has now won the Hugo award for best SciFi/Fantasy of the year (sequel coming soon).

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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Woodstock's 45th Anniversary
By ChiPubLib_Adults

Celebrate the 45th anniversary of Woodstock by listening to some music by artists who performed at the event in 1969.

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

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

Connect With / Your Library
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Food Depository Provides Meals for Kids at CPL

Our pilot program with Greater Chicago Food Depository distributes free meals to kids 18 and under at two CPL locations through August 29.

If You Love / Movies
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Great Films Starring Robin Williams
By ChiPubLib_Adults

A tribute to Robin Williams from Greg at Little Village Branch.

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