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OBOC: Do Androids Dream of Electric… OBOC: Do Androids Dream of Electric…


What if all of Chicago read the same book? Imagine the Future with us as we read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in 2018-2019.
What if all of Chicago read the same book? Imagine the Future with us as we read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in 2018-2019.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Kids Staff Picks (October 2018) Kids Staff Picks (October 2018)

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
Kids and parents, check out our latest picks for good reading.
Kids and parents, check out our latest picks for good reading.
Explore / What's Making Headlines

Entertainment Weekly: Magazine of the… Entertainment Weekly: Magazine of the…

Read about the best (and worst) in entertainment with the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, available via Flipster.
Read about the best (and worst) in entertainment with the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, available via Flipster.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

A Sisterhood of Little Women A Sisterhood of Little Women

By Alexa
Alexa recommends books for fans of Little Women. The best part? They all have sequels.
Alexa recommends books for fans of Little Women. The best part? They all have sequels.
If You Love / A Great Read

Sing, Muse: Retellings of Ancient Myths Sing, Muse: Retellings of Ancient Myths

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Inspired by ancient myths, these modern fictions re-imagine timeless tales for contemporary audiences.
Inspired by ancient myths, these modern fictions re-imagine timeless tales for contemporary audiences.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

6 Horror Graphic Novels for Elementary… 6 Horror Graphic Novels for Elementary…

By Alenka
Looking for a good scare? Alenka recommends creepy comics for elementary and tween readers.
Looking for a good scare? Alenka recommends creepy comics for elementary and tween readers.
If You Love / A Great Read

Chicago Humanities Festival 2018 Authors Chicago Humanities Festival 2018 Authors

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out recent books for adults by the fest's exciting and diverse speakers.
Check out recent books for adults by the fest's exciting and diverse speakers.
If You Love / Teen Reads

The Hate U Give Readalikes The Hate U Give Readalikes

By Alenka
Alenka recommends these teen books for fans of the powerful novel and movie.
Alenka recommends these teen books for fans of the powerful novel and movie.
Explore / Your Family Tree

Genealogy & Family History Day Genealogy & Family History Day

Oct 20th | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Whether you're new to family history research or an experienced genealogist, Genealogy & Family History Day is for you.
Whether you're new to family history research or an experienced genealogist, Genealogy & Family History Day is for you.
Explore / Polish American Heritage

Teen Books: Polish American Heritage… Teen Books: Polish American Heritage…

recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens
These stories feature Polish and Polish American teens.
These stories feature Polish and Polish American teens.
Get Help / Managing Your Money

Financial Planning Day Financial Planning Day

Oct 20th | 10:00am - 2:00pm
Hear from keynote speaker Terry Savage, meet one-on-one with Certified Financial Planners and more.
Hear from keynote speaker Terry Savage, meet one-on-one with Certified Financial Planners and more.
If You Love / A Great Read

If You Like Little Women If You Like Little Women

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Did you know Little Women turns 150 this year? Here are more novels exploring relationships between sisters.
Did you know Little Women turns 150 this year? Here are more novels exploring relationships between sisters.
If You Love / A Great Read

October 2018 Staff Picks October 2018 Staff Picks

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for previous lists of recommendations.
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for previous lists of recommendations.
Connect With / Your Library

Be a Trivia Champ Be a Trivia Champ

Oct 23rd | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Join the Chicago Public Library Foundation Associate Board for Trivia Night. Proceeds benefit CPL programs.
Join the Chicago Public Library Foundation Associate Board for Trivia Night. Proceeds benefit CPL programs.
If You Love / A Great Read

Masterpiece Book Club: October Events Masterpiece Book Club: October Events

Go beyond the PBS Masterpiece series with engaging book discussions, lectures, films and literary portrayals.
Go beyond the PBS Masterpiece series with engaging book discussions, lectures, films and literary portrayals.
If You Love / A Great Read

Caught Reading: Brown Line Caught Reading: Brown Line

By Molly
As Chicagoans, we know a good book makes a chilly commute cozier. Here's what Molly spotted you reading.
As Chicagoans, we know a good book makes a chilly commute cozier. Here's what Molly spotted you reading.
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