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I'll Take You There by Greg Kot I'll Take You There by Greg Kot


Check out our One Book, One Chicago page and explore Music: The Beat of Our City with us through events, books, performances and more.
Check out our One Book, One Chicago page and explore Music: The Beat of Our City with us through events, books, performances and more.
If You Love / Movies
Worst Bosses on the Big Screen
If You Love / A Great Read

Coming Soon Coming Soon

Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.
Browse lists of some of the hottest upcoming titles.
Get Help / Managing Your Money

Money Smart Week Events Money Smart Week Events

Apr 21st - Apr 28th
April 21-28 at CPL locations
Take charge of your finances with financial literacy events at CPL. Learn about investing, buying or selling a home, making a will and more.
Take charge of your finances with financial literacy events at CPL. Learn about investing, buying or selling a home, making a will and more.
Explore / One Book, One Chicago

People In This Town: Art Institute of… People In This Town: Art Institute of…

Apr 25th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join The Art Institute and special guests as as we highlight the ways artists participate in the struggle for civil rights.
Join The Art Institute and special guests as as we highlight the ways artists participate in the struggle for civil rights.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Become a Kidtrepreneur: Money for Kids Become a Kidtrepreneur: Money for Kids

By Liv
What would you do with $10? These books will give you some ideas.
What would you do with $10? These books will give you some ideas.
If You Love / Poetry

Poetry Fest: Growing Concerns Collective Poetry Fest: Growing Concerns Collective

Apr 28th | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Poetry Fest's keynote event features Growing Concerns Poetry Collective.
Poetry Fest's keynote event features Growing Concerns Poetry Collective.
If You Love / Movies

Movies & TV Staff Picks (April 2018) Movies & TV Staff Picks (April 2018)

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out this month's DVD recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Movies & TV page for a link to previous recommendations.
Check out this month's DVD recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Movies & TV page for a link to previous recommendations.
Explore / One Book, One Chicago

Dance Bands, Society Orchestras, and… Dance Bands, Society Orchestras, and…

Apr 26th | 5:30pm - 6:30pm
This tour will talk about the tradition of dance bands and society orchestras as we walk back into history in the Loop.
This tour will talk about the tradition of dance bands and society orchestras as we walk back into history in the Loop.
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.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Autism Recommended Reads for Kids Autism Recommended Reads for Kids

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
Kids' stories and coping strategies from across the spectrum.
Kids' stories and coping strategies from across the spectrum.
If You Love / Movies

Happy 60th Birthday Michelle Pfeiffer! Happy 60th Birthday Michelle Pfeiffer!

By Joanna
Joanna takes a look at Michelle Pfeiffer's movie career in celebration of her birthday.
Joanna takes a look at Michelle Pfeiffer's movie career in celebration of her birthday.
If You Love / A Great Read

April 2018 Staff Picks April 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.
Explore / U.S. History

Illinois Classics: Bicentennial Reading… Illinois Classics: Bicentennial Reading…

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
In observance of the Illinois Bicentennial, this list was compiled for Illinois public libraries by John E. Hallwass.
In observance of the Illinois Bicentennial, this list was compiled for Illinois public libraries by John E. Hallwass.
Connect With / Chicago Teens

Mural Unveiling at HWLC YOUmedia! Mural Unveiling at HWLC YOUmedia!

Urban Radical, a YOUmedia alum, presents his mural "Saturn's Summer" on Thursday, April 26 at Harold Washington Library Center.
Urban Radical, a YOUmedia alum, presents his mural "Saturn's Summer" on Thursday, April 26 at Harold Washington Library Center.
Connect With / Your Library

Join CPL Foundation Associate Council Join CPL Foundation Associate Council

Join the smart in-crowd and support transformative learning programs at Chicago Public Library.
Join the smart in-crowd and support transformative learning programs at Chicago Public Library.
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