Harold Washington Library Center

Learn About Family History Research at HWLC

Working on your family tree? Check out our genealogy lectures and discussions on Wednesday evenings in October, Family History Month, at Harold Washington Library Center. Presented by HWLC's Business, History and Science Division, this series of events features local genealogy experts and highlights online and physical resources. CPL offers a number of…

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October Afternoon Performances at Harold Washington Library Center

This autumn we invite you to take a relaxing yet entertaining midday break at the library! This month the Harold Washington Library Center Visual and Performing Arts section hosts a series of free afternoon performances in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium featuring local musicians and dancers. Kimberly Davis: "The Piano in Latin America: A Musical Tour" 12:15…

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Events, Book Urge You to Choose Kind

Join us throughout October in celebrating Choose Kind Chicago, a project promoting acceptance and understanding of those with physical or cognitive differences. We're holding Choose Kind book clubs, art projects and other events at many CPL locations. Other CPL locations are hosting interactive displays where you can add your ideas about how to Choose Kind. Stop by…

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Free Days at Chicago Museums in October

Enjoy free admission to Chicago museums on Illinois resident discount days in October. (Dates are subject to change, so please confirm dates with each museum.) Adler Planetarium October 5-9, 12 Art Institute of Chicago Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Chicago Botanic Garden Always free; parking is $20/car, $25/van Chicago Children’s Museum First Sunday of…

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Mark Chicago Artists Month with Tours, Exhibits, Events

In celebration of Chicago Artists Month, we're giving art tours and hosting exhibits at Harold Washington Library Center, and holding art events throughout the city. Tours Art Tours of the Harold Washington Library Center on October 13 and…

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