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CPL Librarians Predict Award Winning Books

What books will win the Newbery and Caldecott Awards this year? See what books CPL librarians think are worthy of the medals!


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Old Pops Digital Collection Launches

Take a step back in time with this selection of pre-1930s Chicago-themed pieces of sheet music from CPL's Old Pops sheet music collection.

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Kids at CPL

Winter Learning Journey

Stories in Motion: Learning Journey for Kids and Tweens

Kids, explore stories in books, movies, comics, graphic novels and more. Complete activities and enter to win a special prize!

Homework Help

Free Homework Help Available Every Day

Find answers to your questions at CPL. Use our free homework help resources in person and online.

Teens at CPL

Teen Winter Challenge

Submit Art for the Teen Winter Challenge 2021-2022

Dec 01, 2021
Teens, share your original artwork in our Teen Winter Challenge competition. Win gift cards and have your art printed in our catalog.

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"What's Your Lens?" Photo Competition Results

Dec 22, 2021
View submissions for our 2021 "What's Your Lens" photo challenge.

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