What's Happening in the Library
You can find out what’s happening in the Library this week through the online events calendar. You can search by program type, name and library location. The Library has a wide variety of programs available to kids.
Bring your family to a celebration of books and reading with storytellers, performers, authors and crafts related to books.
Children’s Summer Learning Challenge
Travel Full STEAM Ahead with the Summer Learning Challenge for kids of all ages and their families!
Kids Museum Passport
The Chicago Public Library partners with Museums Work for Chicago to sponsor the Kids Museum Passport program. Check out free passes to 14 world-class cultural institutions around Chicago.
Kraft Great Kids
The Chicago Public Library teams with the Chicago Park District and Kraft Foods to offer great programs for kids and families.
PNC Grow Up Great
For Me, For You, For Later is an initiative developed by Sesame Workshop in partnership with PNC Grow Up Great to enhance young children’s understanding of basic financial concepts.
Special collections and programs celebrating science and nature in the city.
Teacher in the Library
This program, supported by the Chicago Public Library Foundation, provides free drop-in homework help to any elementary school student who visits the library after school. Accredited teachers are hired to provide a structured after-school learning environment for children in the library.