Harold Washington Library Center

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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HWLC Redesigns Space for English-Language Learners

Librarians from the Literature & Language Department on the 7th floor of Harold Washington Library Center recently looked at how we could better serve our patrons who speak languages other than English, or English-language learners. The key findings from our interviews with English as a second language tutors, their students and experts in the field…

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Attend a Science Fair Workshop at CPL

This month we're hosting events at CPL locations across the city to support students working on science fair projects. Presented by science aficionado Steve Belliveau and Mad Science of Chicago, these workshops walk fourth- through sixth-graders through the steps of the scientific method, a major part of any successful science fair project. The events are designed to prepare and inspire students to tackle experiments…

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