Top Picks: Queen Latifah

Girls Trip, opening this weekend, brings another opportunity to see Queen Latifah on the big screen. It's a movie that promises humor and heart as four college friends (Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish and Queen Latifah) reunite for a girls weekend. Humor and heart are two of Queen Latifah's trademarks, so let's look at some of […]

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Sandburg Award Honors Margaret Atwood, Dave Eggers

Authors Margaret Atwood and Dave Eggers will receive the 2017 Carl Sandburg Literary Award from the Chicago Public Library Foundation and Chicago Public Library. Natalie Y. Moore will receive the 21st Century Award. The Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner will honor the authors Wednesday, October 11 at The Forum on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Atwood […]

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March Reading Challenge: Nonfiction

Updated April 1, 2017: Thank you for sharing your reading choices with us! We’ve contacted the winners of this drawing. Adults, read along with us this winter and be entered in a drawing for a Chicago Public Library T-shirt or a copy of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, this year's One Book, One Chicago selection. This month, read a book of nonfiction—perhaps even […]

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