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Kids and parents, check out our latest picks for good reading.
The February issue of Essence highlights black women in Hollywood. Available on Flipster.
Dragon tales abound in these readalikes for fans of fantasy and myths.
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Celebrate African American History Month and beyond with 52 new and recent books about African American history, heritage and culture.
Check out the latest music recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Music page for a link to previous recommendations.
Adults, read along with us this winter and be entered in a drawing for a Chicago Public Library T-shirt.
Feb 25th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The author discusses his new book, which explores how and why the story of Emmett Till still resonates, and always will.
Learn about lesser-known African Americans who made a big impact.
Through February 25, any Chicago voterĀ may vote at these sites no matter where you live. Not registered? You can register on site.
Learn how one of our littlest patrons is reaching milestones in our early learning spaces supported by the CPL Foundation.
Pick up tax forms, find resources or get in-person help at Chicago Public Library.
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for previous lists of recommendations.
Feb 25th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Alec Nevala-Lee, author of Astounding, and Gary K. Wolfe, critic, for an engaging discussion on the history and evolution of sci-fi.
Fans of Black Panther, check out these classic and recent works of science fiction and fantasy.
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