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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.

Teen Staff Picks (July 2017) Teen Staff Picks (July 2017)

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Check out our latest staff favorites for teen reading.
Check out our latest staff favorites for teen reading.

Caught Reading: Cool Reads on Hot Days… Caught Reading: Cool Reads on Hot Days…

By Jennifer
Chicago, we caught you with some cool summer reads this month.
Chicago, we caught you with some cool summer reads this month.
Explore, Disability Awareness / Disability Awareness

Kids Books for Disability Awareness Mont… Kids Books for Disability Awareness Mont…

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These recent books explore the lives of people with disabilities, including well-known figures and everyday kids.
These recent books explore the lives of people with disabilities, including well-known figures and everyday kids.
Explore, Science and Nature / Science and Nature

Truth or Terror? Shark Books and Movies Truth or Terror? Shark Books and Movies

By Patrice
It’s that time of year again: Shark Week! Whether you'd like scientific explorations or tales of terror, we have the titles for you.
It’s that time of year again: Shark Week! Whether you'd like scientific explorations or tales of terror, we have the titles for you.
Explore, The Summer Learning Challenge / The Summer Learning Challenge

Super Stretchy Polymers Super Stretchy Polymers

Jul 5th - Aug 2nd
Various CPL locations
Discover the science behind super stretch and explore polymers by making Super Bouncy Balls. For kids 8 to 12.
Discover the science behind super stretch and explore polymers by making Super Bouncy Balls. For kids 8 to 12.

Summer Beach Reads 2017 Summer Beach Reads 2017

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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…
Explore, The Summer Learning Challenge / The Summer Learning Challenge

Flat Dr. Brain-Drain: Color and Cut Out Flat Dr. Brain-Drain: Color and Cut Out

Share a photo of you and the Evil Dr. Brain-Drain on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. #StopDrBrainDrain
Share a photo of you and the Evil Dr. Brain-Drain on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. #StopDrBrainDrain

Lollapalooza 2017 Lollapalooza 2017

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Here's a sampling of the great artists performing at Lollapalooza Music Festival this summer.
Here's a sampling of the great artists performing at Lollapalooza Music Festival this summer.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know the White Sox… Quiz: How Well Do You Know the White Sox…

By Ellen
Get ready for the Crosstown Classic! Put your skills to the test with our White Sox quiz.
Get ready for the Crosstown Classic! Put your skills to the test with our White Sox quiz.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Cubs? Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Cubs?

By Ellen
The Crosstown Classic is almost here! Test your baseball knowledge with our Cubs quiz.
The Crosstown Classic is almost here! Test your baseball knowledge with our Cubs quiz.
Explore, What's Making Headlines / What's Making Headlines

Chicago: Online Magazine of the Month Chicago: Online Magazine of the Month

Find what's happening in Chicago arts and entertainment, dining and more in the latest Chicago Magazine, available on RBdigital Magazines.
Find what's happening in Chicago arts and entertainment, dining and more in the latest Chicago Magazine, available on RBdigital Magazines.

Stop Brain Drain: Give to CPL Foundation Stop Brain Drain: Give to CPL Foundation

Do you know that $25 funds four kids for a full summer of learning and discovery through CPL’s Summer Learning Challenge?
Do you know that $25 funds four kids for a full summer of learning and discovery through CPL’s Summer Learning Challenge?

July 2017 Staff Picks July 2017 Staff Picks

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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.

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.

Top Picks: Queen Latifah Top Picks: Queen Latifah

By Gloriane
Check out Queen Latifah's greatest hits in movies and music.
Check out Queen Latifah's greatest hits in movies and music.
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