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CPL Librarians Pick Best Books of 2014

Announcing the Best of the Best, our list of the best books of 2014! We recommend titles for kids, teens and—for the first time—adults.

In case you missed @GoodDayChicago this morning, watch @ammlib discuss our "Best of the Best" list here: #http://t.co/yQKlOobZqv

Explore / One Book, One Chicago
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New One Book, One Chicago Events Announc…
By Jennifer

There are more opportunities coming this winter and spring to explore our theme of "Heroes: Real & Imagined" with this year’s selection!…

If You Love / eBooks
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Using eBooks/eAudiobooks Just Got Easier

It's now much easier to manage your OverDrive eBook and eAudiobook checkouts and holds.

If You Love / The Holidays
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Grin and Bear It through the Holidays
By Natalie

Natalie recommends books to keep you laughing this holiday season.

If You Love / The Holidays
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A Family Festival of Lights!
By Alexa

One of my favorite holiday traditions is sitting in front of a glowing menorah with friends and family during Hanukkah. We eat latkes until…

Make / at CPL
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Makers: The New Industrial Revolution Bo…
By Sasha

We've got Open Shop in the Maker Lab during the holidays and a book discussion of this overview of maker culture.

Explore / What's Making Headlines
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Remembering Norman Bridwell

Celebrate the life of the author of one of the most beloved children's book characters.

Connect With / YOUmedia
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Teens, Create at YOUmedia

Create music, video, 2D and 3D design and more at YOUmedia Chicago, just for teens! Learn more and find locations near you.

If You Love / The Holidays
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The Non-Traditional Diner
By Shira

Shira recommends cookbooks that offer festive holiday fare for vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free diners.

If You Love / The Classics
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Great Expectations Exhibit at HWLC

David Lee Csicsko brings to life Pip, Estella and other characters in this exhibit at Harold Washington Library Center through February 17.

Connect With / Your Library
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Wear Your Love for the Library

Exclusively for the holidays, buy Chicago Public Library T-shirts online. Proceeds benefit library programs funded by the CPL Foundation.

If You Love / A Great Read
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December 2014 Staff Picks

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

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

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.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Celebrities

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