All CPL locations will be closed Thursday, November 26.
Do you love to read comics and graphic novels? Learn to draw your favorites!
Take time to give thanks for books this Thanksgiving by reading with your family.
Words to Grow On Chicago, which helps kids gain vocabulary and develop curiosity about their world, is funded by PNC Bank.
Spend time playing with your family during Game and Puzzle Week.
Learn more about Native Americans with hands-on activities, arts and crafts and readaloud tales.
Check out a backpack filled with hands-on activities for school-age kids to explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
The Knowledge Ninja is challenging sixth- through eighth-graders to investigate a journey to the Red Planet.
Third- through fifth-graders, investigate life on Mars with the Knowledge Ninja.
Árboles (trees) ablaze with autumn colors, orange calabazas (pumpkins) carved with funny faces and falling temperatures just right for warm sué… More
The Beverly resident and mother of 3-year-old Mary Cate shares how the book Wonder and its message to Choose Kind impacted her family.
Halloween is here! Try these spooky kids books for a good scare.
Join President Obama, astronomers and scientists for an evening of stargazing for the White House's Astronomy Night on Monday, October 19. More
See what spooky delights Jessie's picked to share with your little ones this Halloween.
National Summer Learning Association named CPL the first-ever winner of its Founder’s Award in recognition of the Summer Learning Challenge. More
Get to know R.J. Palacio as she talks about the inspiration behind the book Wonder, and join us as we celebrate Choose Kind Chicago!
Are you anxiously waiting for the new Rick Riordan? Amy recommends some other epic, mythology-themed series.
The Knowledge Ninja is looking for kindergartners through second-graders to complete this challenge and become Knowledge Ninjas.
The Knowledge Ninja is looking for third- through fifth-graders to complete this challenge and become Knowledge Ninjas.
Cristina recommends new Spanish or bilingual stories to share with children.
This October, read Wonder by R.J. Palacio, attend one of our book clubs, story times or art events, and share ways that you Choose Kind.
If you loved Zack Delacruz: Me and My Big Mouth, try one of these novels about middle school and bullying.
Enjoy parades, fireworks and books honoring America to celebrate the Fourth of July!
Make Printers Row a family affair with these outstanding books for kids.
Share a story with your daddy, papa, or father on Father's Day or any day of the year.
Looking for information on autism spectrum disorder? Try these informational books and stories to discover more.
Welcome Spring with these colorful read-alouds.
We recommend these as the very best picture books published for kids from birth to 3rd grade in 2014.
We recommend these as the very best fiction published for kids in Kindergarten through 3rd grade in 2014.
We recommend these as the very best nonfiction books published for kids in Kindergarten through 3rd grade in 2014.
We recommend these as the very best fiction published for kids in 3rd through 8th grade in 2014.
We recommend these as the very best nonfiction books published for kids in 3rd though 8th grade in 2014.
Halloween wouldn't be Halloween without witches, ghosts and ghouls.And these monsters are funny and just scary enough for the whol… More
Children's librarians from across the city recommend these festive titles as their favorite for fall.
Read a tiger story to help inspire your own tiger tale or read an informational book to find some fascinating tiger facts!
The Monarch Award is an annual award given to the book voted most outstanding by Illinois schoolchildren in kindergarten through t… More
The Bluestem Award is an annual award given to the book voted most outstanding by Illinois schoolchildren in grades three through … More
The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the book voted most outstanding by Illinois schoolchildr… More
Celebrate brave princesses and strong heroines in folk tales for Women's History Month or all year long.
We recommend these as the very best picture books published for kids from birth to 3rd grade in 2013.
We recommend these as the very best fiction published for kids in K-3rd grade in 2013.