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Rahm’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge Rahm’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge


All learning counts with Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge! Visit any CPL location to read, discover and create.
All learning counts with Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge! Visit any CPL location to read, discover and create.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Kids Staff Picks (July 2018) Kids Staff Picks (July 2018)

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 / What's Making Headlines

People: Magazine of the Month People: Magazine of the Month

Looking for some summer reading? Read the latest issue of People online via Flipster.
Looking for some summer reading? Read the latest issue of People online via Flipster.
Connect With / Chicago Teens

OpenMike OpenMike

Jul 16th | 4:45pm - 7:30pm
Teens, speak, sing, spit and rap your heart out during this month's OpenMike!
Teens, speak, sing, spit and rap your heart out during this month's OpenMike!
If You Love / Movies

World Cinema 101 World Cinema 101

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Explore some of the greatest movies in film history with this list of 75 international classics.
Explore some of the greatest movies in film history with this list of 75 international classics.
Connect With / Chicago Teens

Teen Voices: Artist Antonio K. Teen Voices: Artist Antonio K.

Check out Antonio's outdoor photographs, featured in the Teen Summer Challenge, Imagine Doing More!
Check out Antonio's outdoor photographs, featured in the Teen Summer Challenge, Imagine Doing More!
Make / Your Garden Grow

Gardening Books Gardening Books

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Looking to beautify your yard with flowers, grow food on your balcony or start a community garden in your neighborhood?
Looking to beautify your yard with flowers, grow food on your balcony or start a community garden in your neighborhood?
If You Love / Great TV

Game of Thrones: 10 Movies Featuring… Game of Thrones: 10 Movies Featuring…

By Stephen
Missing Game of Thrones? Check out the cast members' early work to see the parts that established them as actors.
Missing Game of Thrones? Check out the cast members' early work to see the parts that established them as actors.
If You Love / Mystery & Thriller

Follow the Clues: Read Like a Detective Follow the Clues: Read Like a Detective

By Kelly
Calling amateur sleuths: We have some reading suggestions to sharpen your mind and satisfy your hunger for investigation.
Calling amateur sleuths: We have some reading suggestions to sharpen your mind and satisfy your hunger for investigation.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Disability Awareness Books for Older… Disability Awareness Books for Older…

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Learn more about living with disabilities during Disability Awareness Month with these books for older kids.
Learn more about living with disabilities during Disability Awareness Month with these books for older kids.
Make / A Masterpiece

Paintings by JeongIm Herbert at HWLC Paintings by JeongIm Herbert at HWLC

Around Us: Paintings by JeongIm Herbert is on display through August 18 at Harold Washington Library Center.
Around Us: Paintings by JeongIm Herbert is on display through August 18 at Harold Washington Library Center.
Explore / Technology

Tomorrow's Technology Today:… Tomorrow's Technology Today:…

Jul 18th | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Come play with and experience some of the cool tech available at selected CPL locations, including 3D printers and robots.
Come play with and experience some of the cool tech available at selected CPL locations, including 3D printers and robots.
Explore / African American History

The Blood of Emmett Till The Blood of Emmett Till

Read the book behind the re-opening of the investigation into the 1955 murder of Chicagoan Emmett Till.
Read the book behind the re-opening of the investigation into the 1955 murder of Chicagoan Emmett Till.
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.
If You Love / A Great Read

July 2018 Staff Picks July 2018 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.
Connect With / Your Library

Power a More Curious Chicago Power a More Curious Chicago

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