Get Computer Help at Archer Heights Branch

Need help learning to use a computer? Archer Heights Branch CyberNavigator Josie is here to help. Josie can help you create a resume, apply for jobs, browse the internet, create and use an email account, and more. CyberNavigators offer classes and one-on-one sessions available by appointment. You can also drop in during Josie's regular hours. For her schedule, please…

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Teen Chicago Travel Guide: Featuring Kevin

This summer we spotlight teen voices in our Teen Chicago Travel Guide. Kevin G. went on a field trip from Back of the Yards Branch to the National Veterans Art Museum, where they explored the exhibits The Things They Carried and Operation Mom's Couch. Kevin's…

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Teen Voices: Featuring Matty

Each month we spotlight a teen at CPL. In the summer of 2013, Matty started a film club and offered to direct and write a script when Dunning and Galewood-Mont Clare Branch Manager Melissa asked him if he had any ideas for bringing more teens into the library. With Matty at the lead, a group of amazing…

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Join the Adult Coloring Club at Budlong Woods Branch

In "9 Things to Love Right Now," Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich called coloring "addictively calming, especially nice on days when the world seems to be ending." And recent research shows coloring is great for grown-ups because it stimulates areas of the brain that enhance focus and…

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Teen Chicago Travel Guide: Featuring Ashley

This summer we spotlight teen voices in our Teen Chicago Travel Guide. Ashley H. wrote a blog post of packing advice for travelers to help visitors prepare for the changeable Chicago weather. Ashley's Story: I know that sometimes I over- or under-pack when I'm going places, so I decided…

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Play Games with CPL at Street Festivals

Play games with our librarians at street festivals around the city this summer! Look for our gamers and Bezazian Branch librarians this Thursday, July 14 at the Argyle Night Market. Then we'll be taking our show to the Celebrate Clark Street Festival this Saturday, July 16 with staff from Rogers Park Branch. Be on the lookout for a giant block…

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Join the Puzzle Challenge at HWLC

Do you like puzzles? Join us for a puzzle challenge: Help complete a 5,000-piece Ravensburger puzzle! The puzzle is on the center study tables on the 6th floor of Harold Washington Library Center starting today. Stop by and fill in some pieces next time you're at the library!

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Borrow a WiFi Hotspot from Chicago Public Library

To increase internet access throughout Chicago, we're offering Internet to Go, a pilot project to lend WiFi hotspots at these CPL locations: Austin Brighton Park Canaryville Daley, Richard M.-W Humboldt Douglass Galewood-Mont Clare Greater Grand Crossing Legler North Pulaski Sherman Park Vodak-East Side West Lawn Woodson Regional Library A WiFi hotspot is a device you can use to connect…

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