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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.
If You Love / A Great Read

Caught Reading: Blue Line Edition Caught Reading: Blue Line Edition

By Bbruins
Blue Line riders, we caught you with some meaty titles. Find out what your fellow Chicagoans are reading!
Blue Line riders, we caught you with some meaty titles. Find out what your fellow Chicagoans are reading!
If You Love / A Great Read

Coming Soon Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.
Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.
If You Love / Teen Reads

Teen Staff Picks (September 2018) Teen Staff Picks (September 2018)

recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens
Check out our latest staff favorites for teen reading.
Check out our latest staff favorites for teen reading.
If You Love / Movies

Top Picks: Will Smith Movies Top Picks: Will Smith Movies

By Gloriane
The actor, who's equally satisfying in action-adventure blockbusters and inspirational dramas, turns 50 this month.
The actor, who's equally satisfying in action-adventure blockbusters and inspirational dramas, turns 50 this month.

What's your favorite Will Smith movie?

Share Your Favorite
If You Love / Chicago

New Books from Chicago Authors Fall 2018 New Books from Chicago Authors Fall 2018

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Read local! These are some of the latest books from the Chicago area's vibrant publishing scene.
Read local! These are some of the latest books from the Chicago area's vibrant publishing scene.
If You Love / Teen Reads

Celebrate Banned Books Week Celebrate Banned Books Week

Exercise the freedom to read with events and reading recommendations.
Exercise the freedom to read with events and reading recommendations.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Books for Kids About Memory Loss Books for Kids About Memory Loss

By Brandy
Stories help kids make sense of a difficult situation, like when an adult has Alzheimer's. These books remind us we're always family.
Stories help kids make sense of a difficult situation, like when an adult has Alzheimer's. These books remind us we're always family.
If You Love / A Great Read

2018 Fall Books Preview 2018 Fall Books Preview

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
A mix of beloved returning authors and fresh new voices, the fall crop of books has something for everyone. Here's our guide.
A mix of beloved returning authors and fresh new voices, the fall crop of books has something for everyone. Here's our guide.
Explore / Chicago's History

Lincoln Park Zoo Turns 150 Lincoln Park Zoo Turns 150

By Johanna
See photos from our special collections and learn how the zoo--and zoology--have evolved to cultivate a better understanding of animals.
See photos from our special collections and learn how the zoo--and zoology--have evolved to cultivate a better understanding of animals.
If You Love / Movies

Quiz: Harry Potter Movies Quiz: Harry Potter Movies

By Leslie
How much of a Potterhead are you? Test your wizarding knowledge with this quiz.
How much of a Potterhead are you? Test your wizarding knowledge with this quiz.
If You Love / Teen Reads

Hispanic Heritage Reads for Teens Hispanic Heritage Reads for Teens

recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these fiction and nonfiction titles for teens.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these fiction and nonfiction titles for teens.
Get Help / Finishing Your Homework

Brainfuse: Homework Help Brainfuse: Homework Help

Get free one-on-one homework help online.
Get free one-on-one homework help online.
If You Love / A Great Read

September 2018 Staff Picks September 2018 Staff Picks

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library and visit our Books page for previous recommendations.
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library and visit our Books page for previous recommendations.
Connect With / Your Community

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

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.
Connect With / Your Library

Join CPL Foundation Associate Council Join CPL Foundation Associate Council

Join the smart in-crowd and support transformative learning programs at Chicago Public Library.
Join the smart in-crowd and support transformative learning programs at Chicago Public Library.
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