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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.
Explore, Great Reads for Kids / Great Reads for Kids

Kids Staff Picks (October 2017) Kids Staff Picks (October 2017)

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Kids and parents, check out our latest picks for good reading.
Kids and parents, check out our latest picks for good reading.

Neighborhood Girls: New Teen Books by Ch… Neighborhood Girls: New Teen Books by Ch…

By Amy
Pick up one of these fantastic, hot-off-the-presses teen novels written by local authors.
Pick up one of these fantastic, hot-off-the-presses teen novels written by local authors.

Festival of Lights: Diwali for Kids Festival of Lights: Diwali for Kids

By Liv
Liv recommends books for kids about Diwali, the festival of lights.
Liv recommends books for kids about Diwali, the festival of lights.

Bewitching Audiobooks Bewitching Audiobooks

By Victoria
Witches in literature come in all shapes, sizes and voices. They can be wicked or innocent, powerless or omnipotent, old or young. Packed …
Witches in literature come in all shapes, sizes and voices. They can be wicked or innocent, powerless or omnipotent, old or young. Packed …
Explore, One Book, One Chicago / One Book, One Chicago

Operatic Book Club: Mignon Operatic Book Club: Mignon

Oct 24th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
This lecture performance will explore Goethe's character Mignon, who is a 12-year old girl who later became the archetype of blossoming adol…
This lecture performance will explore Goethe's character Mignon, who is a 12-year old girl who later became the archetype of blossoming adol…
Explore, What's Making Headlines / What's Making Headlines

The Price of Pain: The Opioid Addiction… The Price of Pain: The Opioid Addiction…

By ChgoAnge
ChgoAnge recommends books that explore the opioid crisis and what we can do about it.
ChgoAnge recommends books that explore the opioid crisis and what we can do about it.
Explore, One Book, One Chicago / One Book, One Chicago

#TBT: Dizzy Gillespie’s 100th Birthday #TBT: Dizzy Gillespie’s 100th Birthday

By Beth
Beth recommends titles celebrating the talented jazz trumpeter, including materials on Chicago's jazz scene from our special collections.
Beth recommends titles celebrating the talented jazz trumpeter, including materials on Chicago's jazz scene from our special collections.

What's your favorite song by Dizzy Gillespie?

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Caught Reading: CPL Book Club Edition Caught Reading: CPL Book Club Edition

By Layne
What books do avid readers recommend? Layne checked in with members of the West Belmont Branch book club to find out.
What books do avid readers recommend? Layne checked in with members of the West Belmont Branch book club to find out.

October 2017 Staff Picks October 2017 Staff Picks

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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, Polish American Heritage / Polish American Heritage

Polish American Heritage Art Exhibits at… Polish American Heritage Art Exhibits at…

See exhibits celebrating Polish American Heritage Month at CPL locations across the city.
See exhibits celebrating Polish American Heritage Month at CPL locations across the city.

COPA: Civilian Office of Police Accounta… COPA: Civilian Office of Police Accounta…

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.

One City. One Dream. One Chicago. One City. One Dream. One Chicago.

We're a proud partner in One Chicago, which facilitates access to resources for Chicagoans, including immigrant and refugee communities.
We're a proud partner in One Chicago, which facilitates access to resources for Chicagoans, including immigrant and refugee communities.

Rolling Stone: Magazine of the Month Rolling Stone: Magazine of the Month

Find the latest pop culture and political reporting in the October 19 issue of Rolling Stone, available on RBdigital Magazines.
Find the latest pop culture and political reporting in the October 19 issue of Rolling Stone, available on RBdigital Magazines.
Make, Something Crafty / Something Crafty

Make a Pom Pom Garland Make a Pom Pom Garland

Oct 24th | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to make yarn pom poms and create your own festive pom pom garland to take home.
Learn how to make yarn pom poms and create your own festive pom pom garland to take home.

Booker Prize Winner Booker Prize Winner

American author George Saunders won the 2017 Man Booker Prize.
American author George Saunders won the 2017 Man Booker Prize.
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