Harold Washington Library Center

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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Renovations Underway on 6th Floor of Harold Washington Library Center

The Limited Access Room on the 6th floor of the Harold Washington Library Center is currently undergoing renovation. We have removed most of the shelving from this room, which is behind the reference desk, in anticipation of an expanded Chicago history collection. The books are still available for use within the room, so please ask for assistance…

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Author to Unveil Mysteries of Chicago Statues

Join author Krista August on November 1 and November 15 at the Harold Washington Library Center 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…

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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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