Make / A Masterpiece
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Artist Talk with Fred Moss

The artist discusses his oil painting exhibit, Impressions of Chicago Gardens, Saturday, August 23 at Harold Washington Library Center.

#TBT to 1908 Chicago Examiner headline: "Chicago woman dares death in auto climbing". pic.twitter.com/drlaql6bZT

Explore / Page to Screen
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Moments That Change Everything
By Alexa

The movie based on tear-jerker If I Stay opens Friday. Get ready with these novels depicting teens facing life-changing situations.

Connect With / YOUmedia
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FLOW Walking at YOUmedia

Episode 1: The hosts of our open mic hit the streets to talk to the public about current topics.

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 / Photography
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Exhibit
Vivian Maier’s Photos Feature Everyday Chicago

Exhibit at the Harold Washington Library Center showcases street scenes and people in Chicago from the 1950s to the 1970s.

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.

If You Love / Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Count Down to Doctor Who
By Esther

Doctor Who returns Saturday with a new season. Try one of these books or movies to ease you through the last of the waiting game.

Connect With / Your Library
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News
Explore CPL's New Website

Check out our videos to learn how to use your new account, search for books and more.

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)

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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News
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.

Connect With / Your Library
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Website
Do You Know the CPL Foundation?

The Library Foundation gives $6 million in annual funding for the Summer Learning Challenge, One Book, One Chicago and many more programs.

Explore / Great Reads for Kids
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Catalog Search
Happy Birthday, Christopher Robin!

Christopher Robin Milne, who inspired the character of Winnie the Pooh's faithful friend, was born August 21, 1920.

Make / A Masterpiece
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Go Meet Magritte at the Art Institute of Chicago
By Kelly

Learn more about the popular Belgian surrealist painter with these recommended titles for adults and kids.

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