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CPL Best of the Best Books 2018 CPL Best of the Best Books 2018


We recommend the very best books published in 2018 for kids, teens and adults.
We recommend the very best books published in 2018 for kids, teens and adults.
If You Love / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Fall Into Fairy Tales Fall Into Fairy Tales

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out these bewitching retellings and original stories for grown-up fans of fairy tales.
Check out these bewitching retellings and original stories for grown-up fans of fairy tales.
If You Love / Comics and Graphic Novels

Pocket Con 2018 Pocket Con 2018

Dec 15th | 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Chicago Cultural Center
Kids and teens, explore cosplay, drawing and music at this comic book convention celebrating people of color, women and LGBTQ creators.
Kids and teens, explore cosplay, drawing and music at this comic book convention celebrating people of color, women and LGBTQ creators.
If You Love / A Great Read

December 2018 Books We're Excited About December 2018 Books We're Excited About

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Looking for the inside scoop? Based on advance reviews and publicity, here are the books we're most excited to read this month.
Looking for the inside scoop? Based on advance reviews and publicity, here are the books we're most excited to read this month.
If You Love / Audiobooks

Audiobook Staff Picks (December 2018) Audiobook Staff Picks (December 2018)

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Check out the latest audiobook recommendations from Chicago Public Library.
Check out the latest audiobook recommendations from Chicago Public Library.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Mary Poppins Readalikes Mary Poppins Readalikes

By Liv
Liv recommends four supercalifragilisticexpialidocious kids books for fans of Mary Poppins.
Liv recommends four supercalifragilisticexpialidocious kids books for fans of Mary Poppins.
Connect With / Your Library

Chicago Public Library Online Store Chicago Public Library Online Store

Find great holiday gifts in our online store! A portion of every sale goes to the Chicago Public Library Foundation.
Find great holiday gifts in our online store! A portion of every sale goes to the Chicago Public Library Foundation.
If You Love / Movies

Top Picks: Music Biopics Top Picks: Music Biopics

By Layne
Like Bohemian Rhapsody? Layne recommends five more biopics featuring musicians from a range of genres.
Like Bohemian Rhapsody? Layne recommends five more biopics featuring musicians from a range of genres.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Best Fiction for Younger Readers of 2018 Best Fiction for Younger Readers of 2018

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We recommend these as the very best fiction published for kids in Kindergarten through 3rd grade in 2018.
We recommend these as the very best fiction published for kids in Kindergarten through 3rd grade in 2018.
If You Love / Antiques

Antique & Collectibles Appraisal Antique & Collectibles Appraisal

Dec 22nd | 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Curious about the history and possible worth of an item you own? Author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran offers informal appraisals.
Curious about the history and possible worth of an item you own? Author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran offers informal appraisals.
If You Love / The Holidays

21 Contemporary Christmas Novels 21 Contemporary Christmas Novels

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Looking for a light holiday read to unwind during the bustling and busy season? We've got you covered.
Looking for a light holiday read to unwind during the bustling and busy season? We've got you covered.
If You Love / A Great Read

December 2018 Staff Picks December 2018 Staff Picks

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for previous lists of recommendations.
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for previous lists of recommendations.
Explore / One Book, One Chicago

Quiz: Science Fiction Movies & TV Quiz: Science Fiction Movies & TV

By Jennifer
Do you love watching sci-fi on the big or little screen? Test your knowledge of science fiction movies and television with our fun quiz!
Do you love watching sci-fi on the big or little screen? Test your knowledge of science fiction movies and television with our fun quiz!
If You Love / A Great Read

Best Books of 2018 Best Books of 2018

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
This is the big one! Chicago Public Library recommends these 100 titles as the best books published in 2018.
This is the big one! Chicago Public Library recommends these 100 titles as the best books published in 2018.
Connect With / Chicago Teens

Teen Winter Challenge: Express Yourself Teen Winter Challenge: Express Yourself

Teens, it's that time of year again to share your art with our Chicago community! Submit your works of art here.
Teens, it's that time of year again to share your art with our Chicago community! Submit your works of art here.
If You Love / Teen Reads

Best Teen Nonfiction of 2018 Best Teen Nonfiction of 2018

recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens
Chicago Public Library recommends these titles as the very best nonfiction published in 2018 for teens in high school.
Chicago Public Library recommends these titles as the very best nonfiction published in 2018 for teens in high school.
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