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OBOC: Do Androids Dream of Electric… OBOC: Do Androids Dream of Electric…


What if all of Chicago read the same book? Imagine the Future with us as we read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in 2018-2019.
What if all of Chicago read the same book? Imagine the Future with us as we read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in 2018-2019.
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Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Andrew Zimmern Discusses AZ and the… Andrew Zimmern Discusses AZ and the…

Feb 17th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
At this event for the whole family, Andrew Zimmern appears with Kevin Pang to discuss his new book, AZ and the Lost City of Ophir.
At this event for the whole family, Andrew Zimmern appears with Kevin Pang to discuss his new book, AZ and the Lost City of Ophir.
If You Love / A Great Read

February 2019 Books We're Excited About February 2019 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.
Prepare for / A Night at the Theater

Chicago Theater Books Chicago Theater Books

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In honor of the "Year of Chicago Theatre" in 2019, check out our favorite books about Chicago performing arts and Chicago theater history.
In honor of the "Year of Chicago Theatre" in 2019, check out our favorite books about Chicago performing arts and Chicago theater history.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Quiz: Name That Picture Book Quiz: Name That Picture Book

By Shilo
How well do you know these picture books?
How well do you know these picture books?
Explore / African American History

African American History Books for Teens African American History Books for Teens

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Celebrate African American History Month with these teen fiction and nonfiction titles.
Celebrate African American History Month with these teen fiction and nonfiction titles.
Explore / One Book, One Chicago

Ethical Dilemmas in Our Own Time and… Ethical Dilemmas in Our Own Time and…

Feb 19th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
DePaul University Richardson…
How will the ethical issues around bioethics, philosophy and artificial intelligence play out in the future? Learn from a panel of experts.
How will the ethical issues around bioethics, philosophy and artificial intelligence play out in the future? Learn from a panel of experts.
Explore / One Book, One Chicago

February Reading Challenge: Sci-Fi or… February Reading Challenge: Sci-Fi or…

By Gloriane
Adults, read a science fiction or science book and be entered in a drawing for a Chicago Public Library T-shirt.
Adults, read a science fiction or science book and be entered in a drawing for a Chicago Public Library T-shirt.

Which sci-fi or science book will you read?

Share Your Pick
Connect With / Chicago Teens

2019 ChiTeen Lit Fest Lead-Up Events 2019 ChiTeen Lit Fest Lead-Up Events

Teens, check out our workshops for new and seasoned writers starting in February and leading up to the festival in April.
Teens, check out our workshops for new and seasoned writers starting in February and leading up to the festival in April.
Explore / African American History

African American History Books for… African American History Books for…

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Celebrate African American History Month and beyond with 52 new and recent books about African American history, heritage and culture.
Celebrate African American History Month and beyond with 52 new and recent books about African American history, heritage and culture.
If You Love / A Great Read

February 2019 Staff Picks February 2019 Staff Picks

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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.
Get Help / Managing Your Money

Get Help with Your Taxes at CPL Get Help with Your Taxes at CPL

Pick up tax forms, find resources or get in-person help at Chicago Public Library.
Pick up tax forms, find resources or get in-person help at Chicago Public Library.
Connect With / Your Library

Foundation Support Helps Early Learners Foundation Support Helps Early Learners

Learn how one of our littlest patrons is reaching milestones in our early learning spaces supported by the CPL Foundation.
Learn how one of our littlest patrons is reaching milestones in our early learning spaces supported by the CPL Foundation.
Connect With / Your Community
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Vote Early at More Than 20 CPL Locations Vote Early at More Than 20 CPL Locations

Through February 25, any Chicago voter may vote at these sites no matter where you live. Not registered? You can register on site.
Through February 25, any Chicago voter may vote at these sites no matter where you live. Not registered? You can register on site.
Explore / Technology

Get Tech Help at CPL Get Tech Help at CPL

CyberNavigator technology tutors at CPL locations citywide are here to help you learn about computers so you can keep your skills current.
CyberNavigator technology tutors at CPL locations citywide are here to help you learn about computers so you can keep your skills current.
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