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Check out our One Book, One Chicago page and explore Music: The Beat of Our City with us through events, books, performances and more.
Check out our One Book, One Chicago page and explore Music: The Beat of Our City with us through events, books, performances and more.
Explore, Great Reads for Kids / Great Reads for Kids

Fun^2 - Anxiety = Math Books for Kids Fun^2 - Anxiety = Math Books for Kids

By Abigail Wydra
Does math scare you? Overcome your fear with these engaging math reads.
Does math scare you? Overcome your fear with these engaging math reads.

Teen Staff Picks (September 2017) Teen Staff Picks (September 2017)

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Check out our latest staff favorites for teen reading.
Check out our latest staff favorites for teen reading.

Celebrate Banned Books Week, September 2… Celebrate Banned Books Week, September 2…

Join CPL for an all-ages celebration of Banned Books Week, September 24-30.
Join CPL for an all-ages celebration of Banned Books Week, September 24-30.

New Diverse Romance Titles for Teens New Diverse Romance Titles for Teens

By Sarah
Take a break from the world and read these "love conquers all" titles that don't feature the standard rom-com cast.
Take a break from the world and read these "love conquers all" titles that don't feature the standard rom-com cast.

Fall 2017 Books Preview Fall 2017 Books Preview

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The fall harvest of books is nearly upon us. Here's our guide to some of the biggest and most exciting books headed our way.
The fall harvest of books is nearly upon us. Here's our guide to some of the biggest and most exciting books headed our way.
Explore, What's Making Headlines / What's Making Headlines

Stone, Hefner Discuss Sex and the Consti… Stone, Hefner Discuss Sex and the Consti…

Sep 27th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Legal scholar Geoffrey R. Stone, in conversation with Christie Hefner, explores how sex is at the center of a constitutional revolution.
Legal scholar Geoffrey R. Stone, in conversation with Christie Hefner, explores how sex is at the center of a constitutional revolution.
Explore, Hispanic Heritage / Hispanic Heritage

Adult Fiction for Hispanic Heritage Mont… Adult Fiction for Hispanic Heritage Mont…

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These novels explore identity and survival.
These novels explore identity and survival.
If You Love, Science Fiction & Fantasy / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Books for the Future That Wasn't (Yet!) Books for the Future That Wasn't (Yet!)

By Ashley
Are you still hoping for a flying car or other tech predicted in science fiction? Ashley recommends books about very different futures.
Are you still hoping for a flying car or other tech predicted in science fiction? Ashley recommends books about very different futures.
Explore, Disability Awareness / Disability Awareness

Documentary Screening: See What I'm Sayi… Documentary Screening: See What I'm Sayi…

Sep 26th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
See What I'm Saying follows a comic, a drummer, an actor and a singer--all well-known entertainers in the Deaf community--as they attempt t…
See What I'm Saying follows a comic, a drummer, an actor and a singer--all well-known entertainers in the Deaf community--as they attempt t…
Explore, One Book, One Chicago / One Book, One Chicago

Guest Blog: Greg Kot on I'll Take You Th… Guest Blog: Greg Kot on I'll Take You Th…

By Jennifer
Greg Kot reflects on what inspired him to write I'll Take You There in this guest blog.
Greg Kot reflects on what inspired him to write I'll Take You There in this guest blog.

September 2017 Staff Picks September 2017 Staff Picks

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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.

COPA: Civilian Office of Police Accounta… COPA: Civilian Office of Police Accounta…

COPA, a new, independent police oversight agency, is the next step in Chicago's public safety reform efforts.
COPA, a new, independent police oversight agency, is the next step in Chicago's public safety reform efforts.

One City. One Dream. One Chicago. One City. One Dream. One Chicago.

We're a proud partner in One Chicago, which facilitates access to resources for Chicagoans, including immigrant and refugee communities.
We're a proud partner in One Chicago, which facilitates access to resources for Chicagoans, including immigrant and refugee communities.
Explore, Hispanic Heritage / Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibits at… Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibits at…

See work by local artists on display at 22 CPL locations during Hispanic Heritage Month.
See work by local artists on display at 22 CPL locations during Hispanic Heritage Month.
Explore, World History / World History

The Vietnam War The Vietnam War

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Fans of the PBS series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, here are some reading suggestions, both fiction and nonfiction, to deepen your journey…
Fans of the PBS series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, here are some reading suggestions, both fiction and nonfiction, to deepen your journey…
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