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See a documentary exploring Maier's street photography at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 24 at the Harold Washington Library Center.
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Get to know our website! Play our contest to enter a drawing for a Kindle Fire--and three of our locations will win $500 in books, too!
Sonia Sanchez headlines a day of workshops, readings, exhibitors and an open mic, Saturday, April 26 at Harold Washington Library Center.
$150,000 grant to the Chicago Public Library Foundation will extend CPL's Maker Lab through June 2015.
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The papers of the executive editor of Ebony and Negro Digest magazines document his career through correspondence, photographs and more.
April 23 is Talk Like Shakespeare Day -- and this month marks 450 years since the Bard's birth. Use these books to decipher his plays.
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Witness a brand of artwork impossible before the Industrial Revolution in this exhibit at the Harold Washington Library Center.
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Mayor Emanuel recommends some of his favorite histories.
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