Trudy Visits Roosevelt Branch

On Monday, October 13, Roosevelt Branch welcomed a very special guest: Trudy, Miss Jenna's rabbit! Trudy visited with kids and parents who participated in Explore and Roar, Chicago Public Library's 2014 Summer Learning Challenge. Miss Jenna challenged Roosevelt learners to read 150,000 minutes as a group during the…

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Early Voting Begins at Some CPL Locations

More than 20 CPL locations are designated early voting sites for the mid-term election held on November 4. Through November 2, voters registered in the City of Chicago may vote at any of these sites no matter where they live. Early voting runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at these CPL locations: Archer Heights Bucktown-Wicker…

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St. Eugene Catholic School Trot ‘n Treat 5K Run

St. Eugene Catholic School will conduct its annual  Trot 'n Treat 5K Run from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 18. Certain streets near the Oriole Park Branch will be barricaded, so please consult the course map.

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Trick or Treat Walk with Mount Greenwood Branch

The Mount Greenwood Branch will be participating in the Trick or Treat walk sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. The walk takes place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, October 31. Stop by the branch for some book treats and maybe something sweet!

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Board of Directors: October Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 9:00 a.m.West Chicago Avenue Branch4856 W. Chicago Avenue  Welcome and history of the West Chicago Avenue branch library (info only) Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting on September 16, 2014 (action required) Kelly Fund Special Report (info only) CPL Capital Projects and Facilities Report (info only) HWLC Circulation /…

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YOUmedia Teen Wins eReader

This year we had our first ever Teen Summer Challenge, Make Your Imprint, where teens across the city read, learned, created, discovered and achieved. For completing the challenge, teens were entered into a raffle to win an eReader. Congratulations go out to 16-year-old YOUmedia winner Jaylan F. of Ogden International! Jaylan is a regular at Harold Washington…

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Carl Sandburg Awards Dinner Honors Authors

On Wednesday, October 22, the Chicago Public Library Foundation and the Chicago Public Library will celebrate three authors and an artist at the annual Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner. Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Doris Kearns Goodwin and Larry McMurtry will share their experiences in an after-dinner discussion at The Forum on the campus of…

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Mini Maker Lab Comes to Little Village Branch

The Little Village Branch Mini Maker Lab is open for six weeks from Monday, October 13, to Saturday, November 22. This will be the lab's final branch visit for 2014. The Mini Maker Lab workshops are made with beginners in mind, so if this is your…

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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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