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CPL turns 150 this year! Join us in celebrating 150 years of serving our communities.
CPL turns 150 this year! Join us in celebrating 150 years of serving our communities.

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Recent Chicago Books

Read local with our latest roundup of recent books by authors with a connection to the Chicago area and books about or set in Chicagoland.

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CPL Through the Years

Visit our online visual history of Chicago Public Library, including photos from our archives and special collections.

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Free Homework Help Available Every Day

Find answers to your questions at CPL. Use our free homework help resources in person and online.

Teens at CPL

Submit Art for the Teen Winter Challenge 2022-2023

Teens, share your original artwork in our Teen Winter Challenge competition. Win gift cards and have your art printed in our catalog.

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CPL 150 Store

Shop the CPL 150 Store, with a portion of every sale going to the Chicago Public Library Foundation.

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