Harold Washington Library Center

Explore More! with the Summer Learning Challenge

Have you completed the Summer Learning Challenge? Don't stop there! Print an Explore More! log or pick up one from any CPL location to keep reading and learning all through August. Explore More! keeps kids learning all summer with fun and simple activities they can complete at home or on the go. Kids 0-13 who read 20…

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Classical Music and Dance of India: Art by Sumathi Natarajan at HWLC

Harold Washington Library Center is hosting an art exhibit featuring the work of artist Sumathi Natarajan. Paintings and other art and artifacts from Natarajan’s collection will be on display through August 31 on the 3rd floor of Harold Washington Library Center. Artist Statement I have always been fascinated by the cultural traditions of the India, having…

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Play Games with CPL at Taste of Lincoln Avenue

Taste of Lincoln Avenue just got even more fun: CPL is bringing Games on the Go to the neighborhood festival this Saturday, July 25. Presented in partnership with the Wrightwood Neighbors Association, Games on the Go…

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Join CPL at Geek Street, Powered by Google

Google and the City of Chicago are teaming up to give families a day of science, technology, engineering, art and math! Join CPL from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 in Daley Plaza for Chicago’s first ever Geek Street Festival! Just like a traditional Chicago street fest, but with a tech twist: instead…

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Chicago Parade Paintings at Harold Washington Library Center

Experience the vibrancy of Chicago’s cultural parades and festivals in these portrait paintings by Christopher Tuscan, on display July 10 through August 31 at the Harold Washington Library Center. Tuscan's exhibit, Chicago On Parade, is in the 8th floor exhibit cases as…

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