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Summer Learning Challenge

All learning counts with Chicago Public Library's Summer Learning Challenge! Visit any CPL location to read, discover and create with us.

Rahm’s Little Readers, Get Ready to Expl…

Calling all kids, birth to 5, to explore the outer limits of space at your neighborhood library from June 8 through September 1 as we launch Rahm's… More

Explore and Soar with Rahm’s Readers Thi…

Travel to the outer limits of space at your neighborhood library from June 8 through September 1 as we Explore and Soar through Rahm's Readers More

Defy Gravity During Our Teen Summer Chal…

Defy Gravity this summer during our Teen Summer Challenge for ages 14-18 from June 8 to August 1. …

Chicago City of Learning

Earn online badges for all the learning you are doing this summer across the Chicago.

Out of This World Programs

Find out what's happening at your neighborhood branch this summer.

1st Saturdays: Environmental Science for…

High school teens, ages 14 to 18, come explore environmental science at this month's 1st Saturdays: Careers in Focus on July 11.…

Museum of Science and Industry

Experience the sights and sounds of science at one of the largest science museums in the world.

Talk: Tips for Rahm’s Little Readers
By Shilo

Kids learn language by listening to their parents talk. As you talk to your child, they learn new words and their meanings. Take the time to ta… More

Adler Planetarium

Have an out-of-this-world experience at America's first planetarium!

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Explore and Soar Books for Ages 6 to 8

Blast off this summer with these out of this world reads.

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids

First Contact Contest!

What would you do if you were the first person to land on another planet? How would introduce yourself to a space creature?…

Thanks to Rahm’s Readers Sponsors

Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge 2015 is generously sponsored by donations to Chicago Public Library Foundation.…

Teen Maker Mondays

Earn your CREATE badge for the Teen Summer Challenge at Maker Monday events throughout the city.

Summer Learning Is Out of This World

$10 sponsors a child in 8 weeks of interactive learning that goes to infinity and beyond in the Explore and Soar Summer Learning Challenge.

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Explore and Soar Books for Grown-Ups

Have a blast this summer with Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge. Here are just a few recommended books to get you experimenting and exploring…

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids

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