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What if all of Chicago read the same book? Imagine the Future with us as we read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in 2018-2019.

What's your favorite Shirley MacLaine movie? She turns 85 on Wednesday.

What's your favorite Shirley MacLaine movie? She turns 85 on Wednesday.
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What's your favorite Shirley MacLaine movie? She turns 85 on Wednesday.

Check out the latest DVD recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Movies & TV page for a link to previous recommendations.
Take our challenge to find your inner poet!
Check out workshops, book clubs, author events and more, including Poetry Fest on Saturday, April 27 at HWLC.
Interested in the Chicago Humanities Springfest? Bring the discussion home by checking out some of these books.
Teens, join us for this festival created by teens for teens, celebrating all things literature!
From sublime to sappy, poems often appeared in early Illinois documents.
by SarahD
Insects are slowly disappearing. Find out more about this unforeseen decline in articles Felicia recommends.
by Felicia
Kids' stories and coping strategies from across the spectrum.
In honor of Preservation Week, Johanna shares details of a recent conservation project in Special Collections.
by Johanna
Next to libraries, our favorite place is bookstores. Here's a list of novels set in or featuring bookstores that will appeal to book lovers.
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for previous lists of recommendations.
We're seeking local Latinx visual artists and/or artwork with Latinx themes to exhibit at CPL locations during Hispanic Heritage Month.
The Pulitzer Prizes honor distinguished achievement in biography, fiction, general nonfiction, history and nonfiction.
The author will be honored October 10 at the Sandburg Dinner. Sociologist and writer Dr. Eve Ewing will receive the 21st Century Award.
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