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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 / African American History

Adult Books for African American… Adult Books for African American…

recommended by ChiPubLib_Brainerd
Explore family, music, art and literature with these books.
Explore family, music, art and literature with these books.
Connect With / Kids' Author of the Month

Meet Chicago Children's Author Tom… Meet Chicago Children's Author Tom…

By Shilo
Shilo recommends some of her family's favorite picture books by author/illustrator Tom Lichtenheld
Shilo recommends some of her family's favorite picture books by author/illustrator Tom Lichtenheld
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Kids Staff Picks (February 2018) Kids Staff Picks (February 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.
If You Love / Music

Music Staff Picks (February 2018) Music Staff Picks (February 2018)

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out the latest music recommendations from the Chicago Public Library.
Check out the latest music recommendations from the Chicago Public Library.
If You Love / The Holidays

Year of the Dog Recommended Reads Year of the Dog Recommended Reads

By Brandy
Celebrate the Year of the Dog with some bow wow-nderful reads.
Celebrate the Year of the Dog with some bow wow-nderful reads.
If You Love / Great TV

The Chi: What Else to Watch The Chi: What Else to Watch

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Fan of Showtime's hit drama about life on Chicago's South Side? We've got plenty of other viewing recommendations for you.
Fan of Showtime's hit drama about life on Chicago's South Side? We've got plenty of other viewing recommendations for you.
Explore / One Book, One Chicago

Women, Music and Sexism Women, Music and Sexism

Feb 26th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn from a discussion about sexism, sexual harassment and sexual violence in music, and how you can help make our music community better.
Learn from a discussion about sexism, sexual harassment and sexual violence in music, and how you can help make our music community better.
Explore / African American History

Remembering Chicagoan Lerone Bennett,… Remembering Chicagoan Lerone Bennett,…

By Cynthia
The Ebony editor and historian, who wrote influential books on African American history, has died at 89.
The Ebony editor and historian, who wrote influential books on African American history, has died at 89.
Explore / One Book, One Chicago

#TBT: Nina Simone, High Priestess of… #TBT: Nina Simone, High Priestess of…

By Kelly
Learn more about the accomplished and versatile musician and civil rights activist with Kelly's recommendations.
Learn more about the accomplished and versatile musician and civil rights activist with Kelly's recommendations.
Explore / African American History

Celebrating the Legacy of Vivian G.… Celebrating the Legacy of Vivian G.…

Learn about newly processed archival collections in the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection in this exhibit at Woodson Regional Library.
Learn about newly processed archival collections in the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection in this exhibit at Woodson Regional Library.
Explore / African American History

W.E.B. Du Bois' Legacy at 150 W.E.B. Du Bois' Legacy at 150

The historian, activist and author was born 150 years ago, on February 23, 1868. Learn more through his books and biographies about him.
The historian, activist and author was born 150 years ago, on February 23, 1868. Learn more through his books and biographies about him.
Explore / What's Making Headlines

Ebony: Magazine of the Month Ebony: Magazine of the Month

Catch up with the women of Black Panther and star romances in the February issue of Ebony, available online via Flipster.
Catch up with the women of Black Panther and star romances in the February issue of Ebony, available online via Flipster.
If You Love / A Great Read

February 2018 Staff Picks February 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.
Connect With / Chicago Teens

Teen Voices: Crafts Volunteer Emily Teen Voices: Crafts Volunteer Emily

Emily M. creates Saturday afternoon crafts with kids at Archer Heights Branch, and she tries out new skills and hobbies at YOUmedia at HWLC.
Emily M. creates Saturday afternoon crafts with kids at Archer Heights Branch, and she tries out new skills and hobbies at YOUmedia at HWLC.
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.
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