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Cooking Matters
Dec 5th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Learn how to make healthy, affordable food choices at home and at the grocery store with this introduction to cooking and nutrition.

A Taste of the World: Cookbooks from Eth…
By Jennifer

Travel the world without leaving your kitchen with these cookbooks of flavors from all over the globe.

Make a Tabletop Holiday Tree
Dec 6th at 1:30 & 5, CPL Maker Lab

Learn the basics of Inkscape software as you create a design and cut out a tabletop holiday tree using the laser cutter.

Film Screening: Food Patriots
Dec 7 and 8, various locations

Food Patriots features people from all walks of life who are trying to change the way Americans eat and buy food and educate the next genera…

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Holiday Baking

From classic cookies, cakes and candies to vegan and gluten-free options, these cookbooks will help you spice up your celebrations.

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Food Gifts Demonstration
Dec 10th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join Chicago Food Swap founder Emily Paster for a demonstration of beautiful and simple food gifts that you can make yourself.

Cookie Decorating Workshop
Dec 13th | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Join cake and cookie decorator Emily Sweeney for this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn several different techniques for decorati…

Make a Set of Wine Tags
Dec 12 at 1:30 at 6, CPL Maker Lab

Learn the basics of Inkscape software as you create a design and cut out a set of four wine tags using the laser cutter.

Make a Heat Transfer Apron with the Elec…
Dec 15th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Learn the basics of Inkscape software as you create a design and cut it out of heat transfer material using the electronic cutter. Iron yo…

Beer Chicago Exhibit Taps into Local Bre…

Tap into Chicago history with Beer Chicago: The Refreshing History at Harold Washington Library Center.

Explore CHIRP Radio's Playlist

Our partners at CHIRP Radio curated a #OBOC playlist of music featuring food. Listen while you read or cook!

Film Screening: Ratatouille
Dec 29th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant ma…

Book Discussion: Animal, Vegetable, Mira…

Join your fellow Chicagoans for a book discussion about this year's #OBOC selection, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

A Taste of Taylor Street
By Layne

From our Roosevelt branch library in Chicago's Little Italy neighborhood, here are some great reads on Italian-American cuisine!

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Chef Carrie Nahabedian's Favorite Foodie…

Chef Carrie Nahabedian, creator of Chicago restaurants NAHA and Brindille, shares her inspiration with these favorite foodie reads.

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