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Explore / One Book, One Chicago
One Book, One Chicago: Animal, Vegetable… One Book, One Chicago: Animal, Vegetable…

What if all of Chicago read the same book? Eat, Think, Grow with us in 2016-2017!
What if all of Chicago read the same book? Eat, Think, Grow with us in 2016-2017!
Explore / Great Reads for Kids
Kids Staff Picks (April 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.
Get Help / Managing Your Money
Money Smart Week Events Money Smart Week Events
April 22-29 at CPL locations
Take charge of your finances with financial literacy events at CPL. Learn about investing, buying or selling a home, making a will and more.
Take charge of your finances with financial literacy events at CPL. Learn about investing, buying or selling a home, making a will and more.
If You Love / Music
#TBT: Centennial Celebration of Ella Fit… #TBT: Centennial Celebration of Ella Fit…
By Anne Miskewitch
Get to know the First Lady of Song with Anne's music and book recommendations.
Get to know the First Lady of Song with Anne's music and book recommendations.
Make / Your Garden Grow
Gardening Books
recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Whether you are looking to beautify your yard with flowers, grow food on your balcony or start a community garden in you neighborhood, we'v…
Whether you are looking to beautify your yard with flowers, grow food on your balcony or start a community garden in you neighborhood, we'v…
If You Love / A Great Read
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. Natalie Y. Moore will receive the 21st Century Awar…
Margaret Atwood and Dave Eggers will receive the 2017 award from CPL Foundation and CPL. Natalie Y. Moore will receive the 21st Century Awar…
Explore / Science and Nature
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Starring Oprah Winfrey, the film adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's nonfiction bestseller premieres Saturday on HBO.
Starring Oprah Winfrey, the film adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's nonfiction bestseller premieres Saturday on HBO.
Connect With / Your Kids
Kids Invent! Spring Learning Challenge Kids Invent! Spring Learning Challenge
Did you know that kids invented the trampoline, popsicles and swim flippers? You can be an inventor, too! Get inspired by an inventor or in…
Did you know that kids invented the trampoline, popsicles and swim flippers? You can be an inventor, too! Get inspired by an inventor or in…
If You Love / A Great Read
April 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.
Get Help / Managing Your Money
Zinio Magazine of the Month: Kiplinger's Zinio Magazine of the Month: Kiplinger's
Money Smart Week events kick off Saturday at CPL. Get a head start with the latest issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance.
Money Smart Week events kick off Saturday at CPL. Get a head start with the latest issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance.
Connect With / Your Library
Join CPL Foundation Junior Board Society Join CPL Foundation Junior Board Society
Join the smart in-crowd and support critical Chicago Public Library programming.
Join the smart in-crowd and support critical Chicago Public Library programming.
If You Love / Poetry
Popular Poetry
recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
In observance of National Poetry Month, here are poetry books that have been in demand by our patrons lately.
In observance of National Poetry Month, here are poetry books that have been in demand by our patrons lately.
If You Love / Teen Reads
Books for Teens: Writing Fiction & Comic… Books for Teens: Writing Fiction & Comic…
By Sarah
If you're a teen interested in writing fiction, comics or graphic novels, here are some books that can help with that process.
If you're a teen interested in writing fiction, comics or graphic novels, here are some books that can help with that process.
Explore / Chicago's History
Wheatless Mondays: The 100-Year Annivers… Wheatless Mondays: The 100-Year Annivers…
By Michelle
See how Chicagoans supported the war effort 100 years ago.
See how Chicagoans supported the war effort 100 years ago.
Explore / What's Making Headlines
5 Articles: Home Sweet Connected Home 5 Articles: Home Sweet Connected Home
By Patrice
What comes to mind when you hear the term “smart home technology”? Here's a look at five recent articles exploring the rising prevalence of …
What comes to mind when you hear the term “smart home technology”? Here's a look at five recent articles exploring the rising prevalence of …
Get Help / Managing Your Money
Money Smart Week for Teens Money Smart Week for Teens
April 25-29 at 6 CPL locations
Teens, learn about saving, investing, personal banking and more.
Teens, learn about saving, investing, personal banking and more.
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