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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.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Kids Staff Picks (December 2018) Kids Staff Picks (December 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

Vanity Fair: Magazine of the Month Vanity Fair: Magazine of the Month

Lin-Manuel Miranda talks Mary Poppins Returns and more in the latest issue of Vanity Fair. Available on RBdigital Magazines.
Lin-Manuel Miranda talks Mary Poppins Returns and more in the latest issue of Vanity Fair. Available on RBdigital Magazines.
Connect With / Your Kids

Design Your World Over Winter Break Design Your World Over Winter Break

Kids, design and create with the Winter Learning Challenge through January 7.
Kids, design and create with the Winter Learning Challenge through January 7.
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.
Connect With / YOUmedia

Meet Hakim, New YOUmedia Studio Mentor Meet Hakim, New YOUmedia Studio Mentor

Teens, meet our visiting music studio mentor Hakim at Harold Washington Library Center and get involved with ChiTeen Records.
Teens, meet our visiting music studio mentor Hakim at Harold Washington Library Center and get involved with ChiTeen Records.
If You Love / Teen Reads

Best Teen Fiction of 2018 Best Teen Fiction of 2018

recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens
Chicago Public Library recommends these titles as the very best fiction published in 2018 for teens in high school.
Chicago Public Library recommends these titles as the very best fiction published in 2018 for teens in high school.
Explore / One Book, One Chicago

Read Like an Astronaut Read Like an Astronaut

By Betsy
So you want to be an astronaut? Or at least read like one? Betsy recommends astronaut memoirs and more.
So you want to be an astronaut? Or at least read like one? Betsy recommends astronaut memoirs and more.
If You Love / A Great Read

Books for Fans of Crazy Rich Asians Books for Fans of Crazy Rich Asians

By Jade CPL
Jade recommends readalikes for the bestselling book and its movie adaptation.
Jade recommends readalikes for the bestselling book and its movie adaptation.
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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.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Best Board Books of 2018 Best Board Books of 2018

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
We recommend these as the very best picture books published for kids from birth to preschool in 2018.
We recommend these as the very best picture books published for kids from birth to preschool in 2018.
If You Love / Movies

Top Picks: Samuel L. Jackson Top Picks: Samuel L. Jackson

By Ashley
Whether he's the star or in a supporting role, Jackson is always memorable. Ashley recommends some of his best movies.
Whether he's the star or in a supporting role, Jackson is always memorable. Ashley recommends some of his best movies.

What's your favorite Samuel L. Jackson movie?

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If You Love / The Holidays

Holiday Music Holiday Music

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Enjoy these holiday tunes during the most wonderful time of the year.
Enjoy these holiday tunes during the most wonderful time of the year.
Connect With / Your Library

Transform Lives at CPL Transform Lives at CPL

A small gift goes a long way when you invest in lifelong learning at Chicago Public Library.
A small gift goes a long way when you invest in lifelong learning at Chicago Public Library.
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 / 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.
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