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National Book Award Winners for 2014

The 2014 National Book Award Winners have been announced.

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The Red Thread: National Adoption Month
By Jenna

An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet, regardless of time, place or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle,…

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Hungry For More?

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 opens this weekend. Prepare for the rebellion with these great readalikes.

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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.

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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?

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Bookamania 2014 Featured Books and Characters…

Get ready for Bookamania by reading about some of your favorite characters, who are joining us Saturday at Harold Washington Library Center.

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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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Register for CHA Waitlist Lottery

Looking for affordable housing? Free online registration for CHA's waitlist lottery is open until November 24.

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Woodson YOUmedia Under Construction

A new YOUmedia teen space is coming to Woodson Regional Library.

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November 2014 Staff Picks

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

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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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Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Favorite Reads

Mayor Emanuel recommends some of his favorite books.

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#CHIdeas

Mayor Emanuel wants to hear your ideas to improve Chicago. Visit CHIdeas and add your voice to the conversation.

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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.

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