Harold Washington Library Center

1 City, 1 Food Drive at Harold Washington Library Center

One in six people in Cook County is food insecure, unsure of where or when they will have their next meal. We're partnering with the Greater Chicago Food Depository this season to make a difference in the fight against hunger in our community. Please bring food donations…

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Literature and Language November Book Club Questions

The Literature and Language Book Club will meet from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, November 15 in Room 3N-6 at the Harold Washington Library Center to discuss Man Booker 2013 shortlisted novel Harvest by Jim Crace. Take a look at these interviews with the author from The Guardian and BookBrowse.com to prepare…

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Paintings Showcase Vintage Chicago

Visit historic Chicago in this series of reworked scenes from photographs from the 1920s to the 1970s. Completed in a unique cartoonish style, these paintings by Aaron Wooten bring together nostalgia with the nitty-gritty urban lifestyle of Chicago's past. Wooten has…

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with CPL

Join us in celebrating Native American Heritage Month in November with a variety of programs, special events and exhibits that highlight significant contributions made by Native Americans. Our opening celebration will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 1 at Sulzer Regional Library. Our keynote speaker is Elder Susan Kelly Power, known as…

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