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Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.

Year in Architecture 2014: Elegant Eclecticism & shout out to @chipublib new Back of the Yards Branch Library #http://t.co/TnlOuoF0DW

Explore / Native American Heritage
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Native American Trickster Tales
By Brandy

Trickster tales teach us the value of patience, tolerance and respect while tickling our funny bones.

Get Help / Beating Writer's Block
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Novels about Writers and Writing

The countdown is on to the end of NaNoWriMo. Procrastinate -- or celebrate your accomplishment -- with one of these novels.

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If You Love / Poetry
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Zoo Passes for Teens at Archer Heights

Write an original poem November 17 through January 30 for a free pass to the Brookfield Zoo.

If You Love / Movies
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Thanksgiving Movies

In honor of Thanksgiving, we've rounded up some movies that are set around Turkey Day.

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Connect With / Your Kids
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Turkeys Say “Please Don’t Gobble, Gobble…
By MsCaroline

If you ask a group of preschoolers what Thanksgiving is all about, they will happily shout, "Turkey!" Most of us love a tender, juicy bird…

Explore / Award Winners
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National Book Award Winners for 2014

The 2014 National Book Award Winners have been announced.

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Connect With / Your Library
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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.

Get Help / Managing Your Money
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Shop Savvy All Year-Round

These titles are full of tips to help you save money throughout the year so you can take Black Friday off.

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If You Love / eBooks
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Check Out Our New eBooks in Chinese

We now offer eBooks in Chinese through OverDrive.

Connect With / Your Community
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#CHIdeas

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

If You Love / A Great Read
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November 2014 Staff Picks

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

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Explore / Top Picks from Notable Chicagoans
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Favorite Reads

Mayor Emanuel recommends some of his favorite books.

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Connect With / Your Library
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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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