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Get Tickets to Selected Ravinia Concerts at CPL

We're once again joining with the Ravinia Festival to offer the Words and Music program for the upcoming Ravinia season. The program enables any adult with a valid Chicago Public Library card to obtain free tickets for lawn admission to 19 classical music concerts this summer at Ravinia. The first Words and Music…

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Celebrate Pride Month at CPL

We're continuing our Celebrating Diversity series in June with Pride Month, an annual celebration of the culture, contributions and traditions of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. As part of this year’s observance, we're presenting films and events on selected LGBT topics. Highlights include: Our Hour Has Come: The Gay Rights Movement in…

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Kids Museum Passports Unavailable May 23-May 31

Kids Museum Passports will be unavailable for checkout from May 23 to May 31 as we transition to new passes. May 22 is the last day the green Kids Museum Passports can be checked out. The green cards will not be accepted at museums after May 31. The new Kids Museum Passports, which are blue, will be available June 1. Thank…

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Literature and Language May Book Club Questions

The Literature and Language Book Club will meet from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, May 16 in Room 3N-6 at Harold Washington Library Center to discuss A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. Here are some discussion questions from the publisher to consider as you read: A…

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