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Explore / One Book, One Chicago
One Book, One Chicago: Animal, Vegetable… One Book, One Chicago: Animal, Vegetable…

What if all of Chicago read the same book? Eat, Think, Grow with us in 2016-2017!
What if all of Chicago read the same book? Eat, Think, Grow with us in 2016-2017!
If You Love / Movies
If You Love / Movies
#TBT: Happy Birthday, Sidney Poitier! #TBT: Happy Birthday, Sidney Poitier!
By Sarah
Take a look at just a few of the things the actor has done in 90 years--including a role at Chicago's Blackstone Theater.
Take a look at just a few of the things the actor has done in 90 years--including a role at Chicago's Blackstone Theater.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids
Kids Staff Picks (February 2017)
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 / A Great Read
Carson McCullers and the Southern Gothic Carson McCullers and the Southern Gothic
By Stephkit
Considered among the most significant American writers of the 20th century, Carson McCullers created deeply flawed and eccentric characters.
Considered among the most significant American writers of the 20th century, Carson McCullers created deeply flawed and eccentric characters.
Explore / African American History
Adult Reads for African American History…
recommended by ChiPubLib_GagePark
Explore themes of family, and how to eat, think, grow and live healthy with these books.
Explore themes of family, and how to eat, think, grow and live healthy with these books.
Explore / World History
Zinio Magazine of the Month Zinio Magazine of the Month
Learn about history, science, world culture and technology in the January/February issue of Smithsonian.
Learn about history, science, world culture and technology in the January/February issue of Smithsonian.
If You Love / A Great Read
NAACP Image Awards for Literature
recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out the winners in the literature categories of this year's NAACP Image Awards.
Check out the winners in the literature categories of this year's NAACP Image Awards.
Make / A Masterpiece
5 Articles: To Tattoo, Or Not To Tattoo 5 Articles: To Tattoo, Or Not To Tattoo
By Molly
Does the latest Field Museum exhibit have you curious about tattoos? Molly recommends articles about their history and where they're going.
Does the latest Field Museum exhibit have you curious about tattoos? Molly recommends articles about their history and where they're going.
If You Love / A Great Read
Andrew Carnegie Medals 2017
recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
These are the 2017 winners and finalists of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction & Nonfiction.
These are the 2017 winners and finalists of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction & Nonfiction.
Explore / African American History
African American History Month Art Exhib… African American History Month Art Exhib…
See works by local artists at Harold Washington Library Center, Sulzer Regional Library and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Branch.
See works by local artists at Harold Washington Library Center, Sulzer Regional Library and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Branch.
Get Help / Managing Your Money
Get Help with Your Taxes Get Help with Your Taxes
CPL has resources to help you, including tax assistance at locations around the city.
CPL has resources to help you, including tax assistance at locations around the city.
If You Love / A Great Read
February 2017 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.
If You Love / A Great Read
February Reading Challenge: Genre Fictio… February Reading Challenge: Genre Fictio…
By Gloriane
Adults, read a book of genre fiction this month and be entered in a drawing for a CPL T-shirt or a copy of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.
Adults, read a book of genre fiction this month and be entered in a drawing for a CPL T-shirt or a copy of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.

Which book and genre are you reading?

Take the challenge
If You Love / Teen Reads
Government and Politics for Teens
recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens
Check out these titles to learn more about how our government works and how you can take an active role in politics.
Check out these titles to learn more about how our government works and how you can take an active role in politics.
Connect With / Chicago Teens
Teen Voices: Featuring Brandon Teen Voices: Featuring Brandon
Brandon's incredibly thoughtful reflection about his artistic process caught the attention of the Teen Winter Challenge jurors.
Brandon's incredibly thoughtful reflection about his artistic process caught the attention of the Teen Winter Challenge jurors.
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