Explore / One Book, One Chicago
One Book, One Chicago: Animal, Vegetable… One Book, One Chicago: Animal, Vegetable…

What if all of Chicago read the same book? Eat, Think, Grow with us in 2016-2017!
What if all of Chicago read the same book? Eat, Think, Grow with us in 2016-2017!
If You Love / Movies
Top Picks: Hollywood History Top Picks: Hollywood History
By Stephen
Wow your friends at the Oscar parties with your extensive knowledge of Tinseltown lore. Stephen recommends books with the inside scoop.
Wow your friends at the Oscar parties with your extensive knowledge of Tinseltown lore. Stephen recommends books with the inside scoop.
Connect With / Chicago Teens
2016-17 Teen Winter Challenge Results 2016-17 Teen Winter Challenge Results
Congratulations to the winners of our Teen Winter Challenge, and thank you to all the artists who participated.
Congratulations to the winners of our Teen Winter Challenge, and thank you to all the artists who participated.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids
Kids Staff Picks (February 2017)
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 / Great Reads for Kids
Share the Drama with Your Mama: Junior A… Share the Drama with Your Mama: Junior A…
By Liv
Kids, feed your curiosity with these junior adaptations of adult bestsellers.
Kids, feed your curiosity with these junior adaptations of adult bestsellers.
Get Help / Finding a Job
Making Your Own Way: Guides to Freelanci… Making Your Own Way: Guides to Freelanci…
By Kate
More and more people are participating in the gig economy. While the flexibility that this working style provides has many benefits, it ca…
More and more people are participating in the gig economy. While the flexibility that this working style provides has many benefits, it ca…
If You Love / A Great Read
Andrew Carnegie Medals 2017
recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
These are the 2017 winners and finalists of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction & Nonfiction.
These are the 2017 winners and finalists of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction & Nonfiction.
Explore / World History
Zinio Magazine of the Month Zinio Magazine of the Month
Learn about history, science, world culture and technology in the January/February issue of Smithsonian.
Learn about history, science, world culture and technology in the January/February issue of Smithsonian.
If You Love / A Great Read
Carson McCullers and the Southern Gothic Carson McCullers and the Southern Gothic
By Stephkit
Considered among the most significant American writers of the 20th century, Carson McCullers created deeply flawed and eccentric characters.
Considered among the most significant American writers of the 20th century, Carson McCullers created deeply flawed and eccentric characters.
If You Love / A Great Read
Reading List Winners 2017
recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out the winners and finalists for the American Library Association's awards celebrating the best in genre fiction.
Check out the winners and finalists for the American Library Association's awards celebrating the best in genre fiction.
If You Love / Movies
#TBT: Happy Birthday, Sidney Poitier! #TBT: Happy Birthday, Sidney Poitier!
By Sarah
Take a look at just a few of the things the actor has done in 90 years--including a role at Chicago's Blackstone Theater.
Take a look at just a few of the things the actor has done in 90 years--including a role at Chicago's Blackstone Theater.
Explore / African American History
African American History Month Art Exhib… African American History Month Art Exhib…
See works by local artists at Harold Washington Library Center, Sulzer Regional Library and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Branch.
See works by local artists at Harold Washington Library Center, Sulzer Regional Library and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Branch.
If You Love / A Great Read
February 2017 Staff Picks
recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for a link to previous lists of recommendations.
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for a link to previous lists of recommendations.
Get Help / Managing Your Money
Get Help with Your Taxes Get Help with Your Taxes
CPL has resources to help you, including tax assistance at locations around the city.
CPL has resources to help you, including tax assistance at locations around the city.
If You Love / A Great Read
February Reading Challenge: Genre Fictio… February Reading Challenge: Genre Fictio…
By Gloriane
Adults, read a book of genre fiction this month and be entered in a drawing for a CPL T-shirt or a copy of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.
Adults, read a book of genre fiction this month and be entered in a drawing for a CPL T-shirt or a copy of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.

Which book and genre are you reading?

Take the challenge
Get Help / Finishing Your Homework
Free Homework Help at All CPL Locations Free Homework Help at All CPL Locations
Find answers to all your questions at CPL. Use our homework help in person or online.
Find answers to all your questions at CPL. Use our homework help in person or online.
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