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Explore, The Summer Learning Challenge / The Summer Learning Challenge

Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge


Join the Super Explorers, earn prizes and have fun when you read, discover and create at your library this summer.
Join the Super Explorers, earn prizes and have fun when you read, discover and create at your library this summer.
Explore, Great Reads for Kids / Great Reads for Kids
New book: why adults love kids lit

Music Staff Picks (August 2017) Music Staff Picks (August 2017)

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out the latest music recommendations from Chicago Public Library.
Check out the latest music recommendations from Chicago Public Library.

Books Celebrating Women in Translation M… Books Celebrating Women in Translation M…

By Kate
Don't miss out on a world of good writing: Kate recommends books by international authors.
Don't miss out on a world of good writing: Kate recommends books by international authors.

Race and Social Justice for Kids Race and Social Justice for Kids

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
Want to open a conversation about race and social justice with your family? These books are a great place to start.
Want to open a conversation about race and social justice with your family? These books are a great place to start.

Back-to-School Picks for Teens Back-to-School Picks for Teens

By Sarah
Sarah recommends books about teens in high school, and all the drama that goes with it.
Sarah recommends books about teens in high school, and all the drama that goes with it.
If You Love, Mystery & Thriller / Mystery & Thriller

Frank Sinatra: Novel Character Frank Sinatra: Novel Character

By Bbruins
Old Blue Eyes plays himself in these mysteries and other fiction titles.
Old Blue Eyes plays himself in these mysteries and other fiction titles.
Make, A Masterpiece / A Masterpiece

Joining The Weaving Joining The Weaving

Aug 22nd | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Stop by and help artist Angela Guest link together multiple pieces of her fiber artwork she calls The Weaving. Pieces of The Weaving have b…
Stop by and help artist Angela Guest link together multiple pieces of her fiber artwork she calls The Weaving. Pieces of The Weaving have b…

Remembering Jerry Lewis Remembering Jerry Lewis

The comedy giant has passed away. Check out his classic work with these titles.
The comedy giant has passed away. Check out his classic work with these titles.

August 2017 Staff Picks August 2017 Staff Picks

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
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.

Defining Moments In Black History: Readi…

As we mourn the passing of comedian Dick Gregory, who launched his celebrated career in Chicago, we look forward to his new book to be publi… More
recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Explore, The Summer Learning Challenge / The Summer Learning Challenge

Melody: An Original Superhero Ballet Melody: An Original Superhero Ballet

Jul 5th - Aug 24th
Various CPL locations
Find the superhero inside you with interactive live music and dancing with Tiffany Lawson Dance. For kids 3 to 7.
Find the superhero inside you with interactive live music and dancing with Tiffany Lawson Dance. For kids 3 to 7.
Explore, Chicago's History / Chicago's History

Chicago's Long Love Affair with Bikes Chicago's Long Love Affair with Bikes

By Johanna
It turns out bike rental services are nothing new in Chicago. See photos and explore the history of bicycling with our special collections.
It turns out bike rental services are nothing new in Chicago. See photos and explore the history of bicycling with our special collections.

Adults: Read Around the World Challenge Adults: Read Around the World Challenge

Adults, see the world through your reading this summer! Read four books and enter to win prizes such as CPL T-shirts and coffee gift cards.
Adults, see the world through your reading this summer! Read four books and enter to win prizes such as CPL T-shirts and coffee gift cards.

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.

Sandburg Award Honors Atwood, Eggers Sandburg Award Honors Atwood, Eggers

By Gloriane
Margaret Atwood and Dave Eggers will receive the 2017 award from CPL Foundation and CPL at a dinner in October; Natalie Y. Moore will receiv…
Margaret Atwood and Dave Eggers will receive the 2017 award from CPL Foundation and CPL at a dinner in October; Natalie Y. Moore will receiv…
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