Harold Washington Library Center

Author to Unveil Mysteries of Chicago Statues

Join author Krista August on November 1 and November 15 for a two-part presentation on her award-winning book Giants in the Park: a Guide to Portrait Statues in Chicago's Lincoln Park. How did you become interested in the portrait statues of Lincoln Park? I lived on the edge of Lincoln Park for…

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Puzzles, Board Games Available at Harold Washington Library Center

Take a break and join in the fun! Spend a few minutes—or more—working on a rotating selection of puzzles on the 6th floor of the Harold Washington Library Center. Look for a sign on the table by the down escalator. We also have board games available to play within the library. Check at the reference desk to…

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Literature and Language October Book Club Questions

The Literature and Language Book Club will meet from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, October 18, in Room 3N-6 at the Harold Washington Library Center to discuss the 2014-15 One Book, One Chicago selection: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon. We've posted discussion questions to help you get ready. For more about the book,…

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Free Days at Chicago Museums in October

Enjoy free admission to Chicago museums on Illinois resident discount days in October. Art Institute of Chicago Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Brookfield Zoo Tuesdays and Thursdays in October Chicago Botanic Garden Always free; parking is $20/car, $25/van Chicago Children’s Museum First Sunday of every month for children 15 and younger Kraft Family…

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