All Chicago Public Library locations will be closed Monday, September 1.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by reading about the landmark legislation… More
50 years ago, Freedom Summer began in Mississippi.
London is my absolute favorite world city. No matter how many times I visit, I feel like I'v… More
Looking for your next great read? The 2014 Pulitzer winners were announced Monday.
March is a big month for women in Chicago, as the city celebrates its 177th birthday and the nation cele… More
Civil Rights activists share their stories in these memoirs.
Books about the civil rights movement in Chicago.
Here are 20 of the top nonfiction titles of interest to history fans according to sources such as Amazon,… More
First hand accounts by those born in bondage.
The guides on the tour of Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria will tell you all about how and why it was built … More
It's a relatively slow Election Day this November. Without a presidential race or a major threat to either p… More
There had to be a reason I kept seeing this book on “best of" lists. After reading the first chapter, I… More