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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.
If You Love, Comics and Graphic Novels / Comics and Graphic Novels

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Superheroes? Quiz: How Well Do You Know Superheroes?

By Gloriane
It’s a super summer for Chicago kids. But we’ve got superheroes for adults, too. How well do you know the stars of Marvel and DC?
It’s a super summer for Chicago kids. But we’ve got superheroes for adults, too. How well do you know the stars of Marvel and DC?
Explore, Great Reads for Kids / Great Reads for Kids

Kids Staff Picks (August 2017) Kids Staff Picks (August 2017)

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.
Explore, Chicago's History / Chicago's History

Rev. Clay Evans Exhibit at HWLC Rev. Clay Evans Exhibit at HWLC

Explore the life and work of the Chicago pastor through church documents, photos, artifacts and more. On display through March 5 at Harold W…
Explore the life and work of the Chicago pastor through church documents, photos, artifacts and more. On display through March 5 at Harold W…
Explore, Great Reads for Kids / Great Reads for Kids

Back to Wizarding School Back to Wizarding School

By Liv
If your Hogwarts letter hasn't arrived, never fear! Liv recommends books set in other magical schools.
If your Hogwarts letter hasn't arrived, never fear! Liv recommends books set in other magical schools.
Explore, What's Making Headlines / What's Making Headlines

Harper's Bazaar: Magazine of the Month Harper's Bazaar: Magazine of the Month

Find the latest fashion and beauty news in the August issue of Harper's Bazaar, available on RBdigital Magazines.
Find the latest fashion and beauty news in the August issue of Harper's Bazaar, available on RBdigital Magazines.

5 Articles: Elvis Lives On 5 Articles: Elvis Lives On

By Molly
Molly recommends articles exploring the king's legacy in the 40 years since his death.
Molly recommends articles exploring the king's legacy in the 40 years since his death.
Explore, Great Reads for Kids / Great Reads for Kids

Hit the Skies with Books about Flight Hit the Skies with Books about Flight

By Abigail Wydra
Are you ready for the Air and Water Show? Abigail suggests some high-flying reads to get you soaring!
Are you ready for the Air and Water Show? Abigail suggests some high-flying reads to get you soaring!

Classic Summer Movies Classic Summer Movies

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
From school's-out euphoria, heat wave tension and beach vacation blues to summer sports, summer jobs and summer scares, we've rounded up so…
From school's-out euphoria, heat wave tension and beach vacation blues to summer sports, summer jobs and summer scares, we've rounded up so…

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.
Make, A Delicious Meal / A Delicious Meal

Canning and Preserving Canning and Preserving

Want to keep enjoying your summer fruits and vegetables? Check out these titles for recipes and tips for putting up your haul.
Want to keep enjoying your summer fruits and vegetables? Check out these titles for recipes and tips for putting up your haul.
Explore, Science and Nature / Science and Nature

Kids, Get Ready for the Eclipse Kids, Get Ready for the Eclipse

By Jason Driver
Check out these great resources for the solar eclipse on August 21!
Check out these great resources for the solar eclipse on August 21!

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…
Make, A Masterpiece / A Masterpiece

Monsters and Memories Exhibit at HWLC Monsters and Memories Exhibit at HWLC

Monsters and Memories: The Weaving by Angela Guest is on display through August 20 at Harold Washington Library Center.
Monsters and Memories: The Weaving by Angela Guest is on display through August 20 at Harold Washington Library Center.
Explore, Science and Nature / Science and Nature

Chasing the Eclipse: Popular Science Boo… Chasing the Eclipse: Popular Science Boo…

By ChgoAnge
While you wait for the moon to start its path across the sun, check out these books to learn more about this rare total eclipse.
While you wait for the moon to start its path across the sun, check out these books to learn more about this rare total eclipse.
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