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Early Books – Signage

Are you having trouble finding the “Early” section in the library?  Don’t worry, you’re not alone.  Recently, the Chicago Public Library changed the location for picture books from “Easy” to “Early.”  To help you find books in this section, we now have signs that say “Early Fiction.”

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Where can I find eBooks on the CPL website?

From any page on our website, click “Browse” in the menu along the top. This will display another menu; please click “eBooks.” Once you’re on our eBooks page, you’ll see links for: OverDrive eBooks and eAudiobooks OneClick Digital eAudiobooks Zinio magazines Hoopla for videos, music and eAudiobooks You can also find eBooks and other digital content in […]

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Bug Books on Display at Near North Branch

Kids, are bugs your life? Did you know that parasitic mites live on human eyebrows? Check out the bug books on display at the Near North Branch during spring break and take the 2014 Spring Learning Challenge: Bug Out! Children's librarian Ms. Annie will be at the Near North Branch over spring break and is…

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Illinois Kids and Teens Pick Winning Books

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Each year, across Illinois, children in kindergarten to 12th grade get the chance to vote for their favorite books in four levels. Sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association, the Monarch Award, the Bluestem Award, the Rebecca Caudill Award and the Abraham Lincoln Award are selected from a master list of books chosen by […]

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Tournament of Books: Championship

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We’ve come to the end of yet another tournament. What a whirlwind it’s been! With a roster of titles that ranged from the critically acclaimed to those flying under the radar, it was a real toss up as to who would emerge victorious and take home the Rooster. I certainly do not want to outrage […]

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