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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, Chicago's History / Chicago's History

Strike a Patriotic Pose for July Fourth Strike a Patriotic Pose for July Fourth

By Johanna
Two Chicago-area men staged "living photographs" of thousands of U.S. troops in formation as patriotic symbols during World War I.
Two Chicago-area men staged "living photographs" of thousands of U.S. troops in formation as patriotic symbols during World War I.

Family Road Trip Audiobook Recommendatio… Family Road Trip Audiobook Recommendatio…

By Alexa
Is your family taking a road trip this summer? Alexa recommends audiobooks everyone can agree on.
Is your family taking a road trip this summer? Alexa recommends audiobooks everyone can agree on.

Coming Soon Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.
Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.
Explore, U.S. History / U.S. History

History of the U.S. in Five Crashes History of the U.S. in Five Crashes

Jun 29th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Local author and CNBC weekly contributor Scott Nations discusses his new book, A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market…
Local author and CNBC weekly contributor Scott Nations discusses his new book, A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market…

Book Picks from Oprah, Sarah Jessica Par… Book Picks from Oprah, Sarah Jessica Par…

The celebrity book clubs highlight two debut novels--Behold the Dreamers and No One Is Coming to Save Us--exploring the American dream.
The celebrity book clubs highlight two debut novels--Behold the Dreamers and No One Is Coming to Save Us--exploring the American dream.

OneClick, Zinio Apps Merge into RBdigita… OneClick, Zinio Apps Merge into RBdigita…

The OneClickdigital and Zinio apps have merged into one app called RBdigital. You'll need to update your device with the new app.
The OneClickdigital and Zinio apps have merged into one app called RBdigital. You'll need to update your device with the new app.
Explore, Great Reads for Kids / Great Reads for Kids

Remembering Paddington Bear's Creator Remembering Paddington Bear's Creator

By Amy
Michael Bond, who created the classic British children's book series, has died. Make a marmalade sandwich and cuddle up with these titles.
Michael Bond, who created the classic British children's book series, has died. Make a marmalade sandwich and cuddle up with these titles.

20 Years of Radiohead's OK Computer 20 Years of Radiohead's OK Computer

Radiohead's innovative breakthrough album OK Computer came out in June 1997. Have a listen or read more with these titles.
Radiohead's innovative breakthrough album OK Computer came out in June 1997. Have a listen or read more with these titles.
Make, A Delicious Meal / A Delicious Meal

Barbecue and Grilling Books Barbecue and Grilling Books

Smell the cookouts in the air? Check out these technique and recipe books for a smokin' summer.
Smell the cookouts in the air? Check out these technique and recipe books for a smokin' summer.
Explore, Chicago's History / Chicago's History

Gwendolyn Brooks: Chicago's Poet Gwendolyn Brooks: Chicago's Poet

By Beth
Celebrate Brooks' 100th birth anniversary by looking at her past in Chicago.
Celebrate Brooks' 100th birth anniversary by looking at her past in Chicago.

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.
Explore, The Summer Learning Challenge / The Summer Learning Challenge

Community Book Distribution Days Community Book Distribution Days

Jun 27th - Aug 3rd
Various CPL locations
Kids of all ages: Pick 12 free books to take home and keep, courtesy of Bernie's Book Bank.
Kids of all ages: Pick 12 free books to take home and keep, courtesy of Bernie's Book Bank.

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.

June 2017 Staff Picks June 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.

Summer Beach Reads 2017 Summer Beach Reads 2017

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Summer's almost here. Time to relax with a good book, whether you're at the beach literally or just in your mind. Here are some of this sea…
Summer's almost here. Time to relax with a good book, whether you're at the beach literally or just in your mind. Here are some of this sea…
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