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CPL Best of the Best Books 2018 CPL Best of the Best Books 2018


We recommend the very best books published in 2018 for kids, teens and adults.
We recommend the very best books published in 2018 for kids, teens and adults.
If You Love / A Great Read

December 2018 Books We're Excited About December 2018 Books We're Excited About

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Looking for the inside scoop? Based on advance reviews and publicity, here are the books we're most excited to read this month.
Looking for the inside scoop? Based on advance reviews and publicity, here are the books we're most excited to read this month.
If You Love / Teen Reads

Cozy Winter Reads for Teens Cozy Winter Reads for Teens

By Amy
Fight the winter chill: These cozy reads will give you warm fuzzies.
Fight the winter chill: These cozy reads will give you warm fuzzies.
If You Love / Audiobooks

Audiobook Staff Picks (December 2018) Audiobook Staff Picks (December 2018)

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out the latest audiobook recommendations from Chicago Public Library.
Check out the latest audiobook recommendations from Chicago Public Library.
Explore / Chicago's History

Mary Wisniewski on Nelson Algren Mary Wisniewski on Nelson Algren

Dec 11th | 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Chicago journalist Mary Wisniewski, author of Algren: A Life, discusses Nelson Algren, one of Chicago's most famous writers.
Chicago journalist Mary Wisniewski, author of Algren: A Life, discusses Nelson Algren, one of Chicago's most famous writers.
If You Love / The Holidays

What Would Santa Read? What Would Santa Read?

By MsCaroline
Busy getting ready for the holidays? So is Santa. Sneak a peek at what Santa might be reading to get ready for his big day.
Busy getting ready for the holidays? So is Santa. Sneak a peek at what Santa might be reading to get ready for his big day.
If You Love / A Great Read

My Brilliant Friend Readalikes My Brilliant Friend Readalikes

By Chloe
Love the Neapolitan Novels or the HBO show? Check out Chloe's recommendations for further reading.
Love the Neapolitan Novels or the HBO show? Check out Chloe's recommendations for further reading.
If You Love / The Holidays

Holiday Concerts: Lunchtime at HWLC Holiday Concerts: Lunchtime at HWLC

Dec 3rd - Dec 14th
Harold Washington Library Center
Hear the sounds of the season from choirs representing local schools, colleges and universities, and community groups.
Hear the sounds of the season from choirs representing local schools, colleges and universities, and community groups.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Best Fiction for Younger Readers of 2018 Best Fiction for Younger Readers of 2018

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
We recommend these as the very best fiction published for kids in Kindergarten through 3rd grade in 2018.
We recommend these as the very best fiction published for kids in Kindergarten through 3rd grade in 2018.
If You Love / Audiobooks

Audio Thrillers You May Have Missed Audio Thrillers You May Have Missed

By Victoria
While these thrillers have disappeared from bestseller lists, they'll still satisfy your craving for edge-of-your-seat suspense.
While these thrillers have disappeared from bestseller lists, they'll still satisfy your craving for edge-of-your-seat suspense.
If You Love / Teen Reads

Best Teen Nonfiction of 2018 Best Teen Nonfiction of 2018

recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens
Chicago Public Library recommends these titles as the very best nonfiction published in 2018 for teens in high school.
Chicago Public Library recommends these titles as the very best nonfiction published in 2018 for teens in high school.
Explore / One Book, One Chicago

Quiz: Science Fiction Movies & TV Quiz: Science Fiction Movies & TV

By Jennifer
Do you love watching sci-fi on the big or little screen? Test your knowledge of science fiction movies and television with our fun quiz!
Do you love watching sci-fi on the big or little screen? Test your knowledge of science fiction movies and television with our fun quiz!
Connect With / Your Library

Chicago Public Library Online Store Chicago Public Library Online Store

A portion of every sale goes to the Chicago Public Library Foundation.
A portion of every sale goes to the Chicago Public Library Foundation.
If You Love / A Great Read

December 2018 Staff Picks December 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 / Chicago Teens

Teen Winter Challenge: Express Yourself Teen Winter Challenge: Express Yourself

Teens, it's that time of year again to share your art with our Chicago community! Submit your works of art here.
Teens, it's that time of year again to share your art with our Chicago community! Submit your works of art here.
If You Love / A Great Read

Best Books of 2018 Best Books of 2018

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
This is the big one! Chicago Public Library recommends these 100 titles as the best books published in 2018.
This is the big one! Chicago Public Library recommends these 100 titles as the best books published in 2018.
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