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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 / One Book, One Chicago

Classical Gatherings And Other Musical… Classical Gatherings And Other Musical…

Apr 20th | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
For well over a century, visitors and locals have enjoyed concerts at Symphony Center and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra world's renowned...
For well over a century, visitors and locals have enjoyed concerts at Symphony Center and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra world's renowned...
If You Love / A Great Read
Map of the Great Lakes

Celebrate the Great Lakes on Earth Day! Celebrate the Great Lakes on Earth Day!

By Leslie
Earth Day on April 22 is a time to celebrate nature!
Earth Day on April 22 is a time to celebrate nature!
Get Help / Managing Your Money

Christine Benz: Success at Any Age Christine Benz: Success at Any Age

Apr 23rd | 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Join Christine Benz, Director of Personal Finance with Morningstar, as she discusses some strategies for financial and investment success.
Join Christine Benz, Director of Personal Finance with Morningstar, as she discusses some strategies for financial and investment success.
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.
If You Love / A Great Read

2018 Pulitzer Prize Winners 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winners

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These titles were awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2018.
These titles were awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2018.
Connect With / Chicago Teens

Apply to be a CPL Teen Printmaker! Apply to be a CPL Teen Printmaker!

Apply to be part of CPL Teen Printmakers, a 12-week summer program where you can explore the world of printmaking right here in our city.
Apply to be part of CPL Teen Printmakers, a 12-week summer program where you can explore the world of printmaking right here in our city.
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 / Kids' Author of the Month

Meet Chicago Children's Author Dennis… Meet Chicago Children's Author Dennis…

By Brandy
Brandy helps us finish our year of spotlighting Chicago Children's author's with a bang and nonfiction writer Dennis B. Fradin.
Brandy helps us finish our year of spotlighting Chicago Children's author's with a bang and nonfiction writer Dennis B. Fradin.
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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April 2018 Staff Picks April 2018 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.
Connect With / Chicago Teens

Teen Voices: Artist Victoria G. Teen Voices: Artist Victoria G.

Teens, learn more about our Teen Summer Challenge 2018 featured teen artist from Logan Square Branch, Victoria G.
Teens, learn more about our Teen Summer Challenge 2018 featured teen artist from Logan Square Branch, Victoria G.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Kids Staff Picks (April 2018) Kids Staff Picks (April 2018)

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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.
Explore / American History

RIP, Barbara Bush RIP, Barbara Bush

The former first lady and mother of a former president has died. Get to know her in these books.
The former first lady and mother of a former president has died. Get to know her in these books.
Make / Home Improvements

Family Handyman: Online Magazine of the… Family Handyman: Online Magazine of the…

Get all the information you need to DIY home improvements big and small with this months Family Handyman.
Get all the information you need to DIY home improvements big and small with this months Family Handyman.
Explore / Chicago's History

The Day Harold Washington Became Mayor The Day Harold Washington Became Mayor

By Sarah
Harold Washington was sworn into office as Chicago's first African American mayor 35 years ago on April 29, 1983.
Harold Washington was sworn into office as Chicago's first African American mayor 35 years ago on April 29, 1983.
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