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April 2020 Reading Challenge: The TBR Pile

Making the most of sheltering in place by tackling a book you've long wanted to read? Take the TBR challenge.

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Up Lit: eBooks

Check out these feel-good stories featuring quirky and charming characters.

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Kids eBook Staff Picks (April 2020)

Kids and parents, check out our latest picks for good reading.

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2019-20 Teen Winter Challenge Results

The 5th Annual Teen Winter Challenge results are finally in! Check out some of the works by our grand prize winners and runner-ups.

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Operation Breadbasket: Dr. King's Northern Legacy

Explore the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Northern Campaign and Chicago's Operation Breadbasket program in our special collections.

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