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Explore / The Summer Learning Challenge

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.
Make / A Delicious Meal
Cooking with Fruits and Vegetables
If You Love / A Great Read

August 2018 Books We're Excited About August 2018 Books We're Excited About

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
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 / Music

Lefty Musicians for Left-Handers Day Lefty Musicians for Left-Handers Day

By Mary Jo
Left-handed guitarists Albert King, Jimi Hendrix and Paul McCartney all found different ways to play. What other musicians are lefties?
Left-handed guitarists Albert King, Jimi Hendrix and Paul McCartney all found different ways to play. What other musicians are lefties?
Connect With / Kids' Author of the Month

Author of the Month Varian Johnson Author of the Month Varian Johnson

By Shilo
Test your mystery-solving skills! Get to know August's Author of the Month.
Test your mystery-solving skills! Get to know August's Author of the Month.
If You Love / History

1968: A Look Back 1968: A Look Back

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
These recent and classic books cover the highs and lows of a notoriously tumultuous year in American (and Chicago) history.
These recent and classic books cover the highs and lows of a notoriously tumultuous year in American (and Chicago) history.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Walk in My Shoes: Empathy for Kids Walk in My Shoes: Empathy for Kids

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
Open your heart to these insightful books.
Open your heart to these insightful books.
If You Love / A Great Read

Literary Getaways for Summer Literary Getaways for Summer

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Looking to escape from your daily cares this summer? Check out these recent picks from the ALA Reading List Council.
Looking to escape from your daily cares this summer? Check out these recent picks from the ALA Reading List Council.
If You Love / Movies

Happy 75th Birthday, Robert De Niro! Happy 75th Birthday, Robert De Niro!

By Ashley
Did you know the star has been in more than a hundred movies? Ashley recommends some of her favorites.
Did you know the star has been in more than a hundred movies? Ashley recommends some of her favorites.

What's your favorite Robert De Niro movie?

Share Your Favorite
Connect With / Chicago Teens

Teen Self-Expression at Austin Branch Teen Self-Expression at Austin Branch

Check out some of the events going on at Austin Branch during the Teen Summer Challenge: Imagine Doing More!
Check out some of the events going on at Austin Branch during the Teen Summer Challenge: Imagine Doing More!
If You Love / A Great Read

Adults: Pick Four Reading Challenge Adults: Pick Four Reading Challenge

Adults, recharge your reading! Read four books and enter to win a CPL T-shirt or a book-themed tote bag.
Adults, recharge your reading! Read four books and enter to win a CPL T-shirt or a book-themed tote bag.
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.
Connect With / Your Library

Literature & Libations: Regine Rousseau Literature & Libations: Regine Rousseau

Aug 22nd | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
American Writers Museum
Join the CPL Foundation Associate Board for a night of food and drinks featuring Chicago-based sommelier and poet Regine Rousseau.
Join the CPL Foundation Associate Board for a night of food and drinks featuring Chicago-based sommelier and poet Regine Rousseau.
If You Love / A Great Read

August 2018 Staff Picks August 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.
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.
Explore / The Summer Learning Challenge

Earth Explorers: Books for Kids 9 to 13 Earth Explorers: Books for Kids 9 to 13

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
Keep your Summer Learning Challenge going with these fun and informative reads.
Keep your Summer Learning Challenge going with these fun and informative reads.
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