Mystery Skulls Tribute at Albany Park YOUmedia

Students at Albany Park love Mystery Skulls and what better way to show that love than to make a tribute video? The concept for this video was created by one of our regular students who wanted to capture the feeling of a new student coming to the library and being welcomed by YOUmedia. Despite being…

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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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Teen Voices: Featuring Gregg

This past week Gregg honorably earned the most points on the YOUmedia leaderboard at the Richard M. Daley Branch for the second time in a row. Over the past four months, Gregg has developed some amazing skills in stop motion animation. Using his creativity, Gregg has made numerous animations using Legos, clay and action…

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Spring Chalk the Walk at Mount Greenwood Branch

Stop by the Mount Greenwood Branch later this week to check out the sidewalk chalk art that students from Mount Greenwood and Cassell schools will create. Sponsored by the Mount Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, students will decorate the sidewalks surrounding our branch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 22.

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Board of Directors: May Meeting Agenda

  Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 9:00 a.m.Harold Washington Library Center400 S. State Street  Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting on April 21, 2015 (action required) CPL Capital Projects and Facilities Report (info only) Commissioner’s Report (info only) Other Business Public Comment   Next Board meeting: Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 9:00 a.m.Harold Washington Library…

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First Game Tournament at YOUmedia Albany Park

It was a record-breaking day as more than 60 teens across four different schools came out to battle and support their friends in our Nintendo Smash Brothers competition. Not only was there fierce 1v1 action, but we had students live-casting commentary, post match interviews and a top three prize pool. We hope to host…

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The Coffee Alley and First Aid Comics Host Roosevelt Branch Book Discussions

This May, the Roosevelt Branch is teaming up with two local businesses to promote reading and community! We're moving our Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month discussion of Lucky Girl by Mei-Ling Hopgood to The Coffee Alley on May 12. Enjoy delicious pastries, gelato, and great tea and coffee while sharing your thoughts on this moving…

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Art Exhibit by Judy Koon at Sulzer Regional Library

Sulzer Regional Library hosts an Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month art exhibit throughout May featuring paintings from artist Judy Koon. Artist Statement “The paintings were painted mostly in Ireland, but also in Italy and around Catskill, New York. All places I have returned to many times. I…

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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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