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OBOC: Do Androids Dream of Electric… OBOC: Do Androids Dream of Electric…


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 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.
Explore / Your Family Tree

Genealogy & Family History Day Genealogy & Family History Day

Oct 20th | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Whether you're new to family history research or an experienced genealogist, Genealogy & Family History Day is for you.
Whether you're new to family history research or an experienced genealogist, Genealogy & Family History Day is for you.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

Kids Staff Picks (October 2018) Kids Staff Picks (October 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.
Get Help / Managing Your Money

Financial Planning Day Financial Planning Day

Oct 20th | 10:00am - 2:00pm
Hear from keynote speaker Terry Savage, meet one-on-one with Certified Financial Planners and more.
Hear from keynote speaker Terry Savage, meet one-on-one with Certified Financial Planners and more.
Explore / One Book, One Chicago

The War of the Worlds - Live! The War of the Worlds - Live!

Oct 23rd | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the infamous radio play that caused a panic, we present a live radio drama performance.
In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the infamous radio play that caused a panic, we present a live radio drama performance.
If You Love / A Great Read

If You Like Little Women If You Like Little Women

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Did you know Little Women turns 150 this year? Here are more novels exploring relationships between sisters.
Did you know Little Women turns 150 this year? Here are more novels exploring relationships between sisters.
If You Love / A Great Read

2018 Booker Prize 2018 Booker Prize

Milkman by Anna Burns has won the 2018 Booker Prize.
Milkman by Anna Burns has won the 2018 Booker Prize.
If You Love / A Great Read

Chicago Humanities Festival 2018 Authors Chicago Humanities Festival 2018 Authors

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out recent books for adults by the fest's exciting and diverse speakers.
Check out recent books for adults by the fest's exciting and diverse speakers.
If You Love / Teen Reads

The Hate U Give Readalikes The Hate U Give Readalikes

By Alenka
Alenka recommends these teen books for fans of the powerful novel and movie.
Alenka recommends these teen books for fans of the powerful novel and movie.
Explore / Great Reads for Kids

6 Horror Graphic Novels for Elementary… 6 Horror Graphic Novels for Elementary…

By Alenka
Looking for a good scare? Alenka recommends creepy comics for elementary and tween readers.
Looking for a good scare? Alenka recommends creepy comics for elementary and tween readers.
Connect With / Chicago Teens

Teen Voices: Maria and Summaiya… Teen Voices: Maria and Summaiya…

Embroidery experts Maria and Summaiya picked up the craft in YOUmedia at Albany Park Branch.
Embroidery experts Maria and Summaiya picked up the craft in YOUmedia at Albany Park Branch.
If You Love / Movies

Top Picks: Catherine Deneuve Top Picks: Catherine Deneuve

By Stephen
Happy birthday (bon anniversaire!) to French actress Catherine Deneuve. Stephen shares his top picks from her movie career.
Happy birthday (bon anniversaire!) to French actress Catherine Deneuve. Stephen shares his top picks from her movie career.
Explore / What's Making Headlines

Entertainment Weekly: Magazine of the… Entertainment Weekly: Magazine of the…

Read about the best (and worst) in entertainment with the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, available via Flipster.
Read about the best (and worst) in entertainment with the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, available via Flipster.
Explore / African American History

Ntozake Shange: Get to Know the Poet Ntozake Shange: Get to Know the Poet

By Lindsay
The poet and playwright's work blends poetry, music and dance as she explores the black experience from a feminist perspective.
The poet and playwright's work blends poetry, music and dance as she explores the black experience from a feminist perspective.
Connect With / Your Library

Be a Trivia Champ Be a Trivia Champ

Oct 23rd | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Join the Chicago Public Library Foundation Associate Board for Trivia Night. Proceeds benefit CPL programs.
Join the Chicago Public Library Foundation Associate Board for Trivia Night. Proceeds benefit CPL programs.
If You Love / A Great Read

October 2018 Staff Picks October 2018 Staff Picks

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for previous lists of recommendations.
Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for previous lists of recommendations.
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