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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.
Check out our latest staff favorites for teen reading.
Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.
The author is celebrating turning 100 by publishing a new novel. Jeremy recommends works by and about the Beat Generation.
by Jeremy
Read local! Here is our latest roundup of books by authors from the Chicago metro area and books about Chicago.
Can't wait for the new Dumbo movie? Check out one of these elephantastic books for kids.
Check out these titles for teens that celebrate this year's Women's History Month theme, Women at Work.
As One Book, One Chicago imagines the future, Johanna explores a vision of the future from the past: the Century of Progress World's Fair.
by Johanna
Alexa recommends puppy books all kids can love.
by Alexa
Check out the latest audiobook recommendations from Chicago Public Library.
Through April 1, any Chicago voter may vote at these sites no matter where you live. Not registered? You can register on site.
Looking for a job this summer? Work at the library! In partnership with After School Matters, CPL is offering 150 summer internships.
Pick up tax forms, find resources or get in-person help at Chicago Public Library.
Apr 5th | 7:00pm - 11:00pm.
Join the CPL Foundation for an interstellar experience with food, DJ and raffle prizes. Proceeds benefit education and innovation at CPL.
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for previous lists of recommendations.
Adults, tell us which book in a series you'll read and you'll be entered in a drawing for a Chicago Public Library T-shirt.
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