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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Halloween Board and Picture Books Halloween Board and Picture Books

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
These not-too-scary Halloween reads are wicked good fun.
These not-too-scary Halloween reads are wicked good fun.
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.
If You Love / Sports
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Bear Down! Great Football Books Bear Down! Great Football Books

By Jason Driver
Football season is going strong! Score these titles for kids to learn about the beloved American pastime.
Football season is going strong! Score these titles for kids to learn about the beloved American pastime.
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.
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 / Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage Reads for Kids Hispanic Heritage Reads for Kids

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
Explore both roots and dreams with these titles.
Explore both roots and dreams with these titles.
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.
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.
Connect With / Your Community

Choose Kind Month Events Choose Kind Month Events

Oct 10th - Oct 31st
CPL locations around the city
Join us for programs promoting acceptance, understanding and kindness, inspired by R.J. Palacio's novel Wonder.
Join us for programs promoting acceptance, understanding and kindness, inspired by R.J. Palacio's novel Wonder.
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