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If You Love / A Great Read
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September 2015 Staff Picks

Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Connect With / Your Community
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Join a Study Group for Online Courses

Complete online courses in-person at the library. Topics include resume/interview skills, HTML/CSS, writing, speaking and NCLEX-RN test prep…

Get Help / Managing Your Money
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Upcoming Money Smart Events

Questions about Medicare or Social Security? Check out our September financial literacy events throughout the city.

If You Love / Movies
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Remembering Wes Craven
By Greg

Wes Craven was a master of the horror and suspense genres, who constantly challenged his fans and faithful filmgoers to push the boundaries…

If You Love / Music
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A Tribute to Composer George Gershwin
Sep 4th | 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Classic George Gershwin works as arranged by Chicago native Dolores White, a freelance composer and winner of an ASCAPlus Award in 2013, are he…

If You Love / Music
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Ugandan Kids Choir
Sep 3rd | 11:00am - 11:45am

This moving musical program features a group of talented young children from Uganda touring the United States.

If You Love / Music
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Chicago Jazz Festival 2015

Here is a sampling of the great artists that will be performing at this year's Jazz Festival.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Explore / The Summer Learning Challenge
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Summer Fun With Science Fiction
By Sgissy

Finish the summer with these fun science fiction reads.

If You Love / A Great Read
Coming Soon
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Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.

Make / A Masterpiece
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Statue Stories

See Chicago’s statues come to life with Statue Stories Chicago, and check out these books to learn more.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults

Explore / World History
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Blogpost
Finding the Most Famous Shipwreck in His…
By Lisa_the_Librarian

When the Titanic hit an iceberg, she sank in two hours and 40 minutes and wasn't seen again for 73 years.

If You Love / Teen Reads
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Go Long! Football Fiction for Teens

Excited for the new football season? Go the distance, with this collection of on and off the field football stories.

recommended by mawls

Make / A Masterpiece
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Color Your Cares Away at HWLC

Want to check out the adult coloring books trend? Drop by to color and be entered in a drawing to win a bestselling coloring book.

Connect With / Your Library
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Join CPL Foundation Junior Board Society

Join the smart in-crowd and support critical Chicago Public Library programming.

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