Contest: Andrew Carnegie Medals

Updated February 11, 2018: Thank you for sharing your recommendations with us! We’ve contacted the winners of this drawing. Adults, let us know in the comments which of these Andrew Carnegie titles you recommend for a chance to win an official Andrew Carnegie Medal tote bag plus a Chicago Public Library cup, pen and highlighter…
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Mysteries of India

Cold, twenty-first century Chicago February got you down? Pick up one of these mystery novels and fall headfirst into the exotic locales offered by these atmospheric novels set in India that wear their exhaustive research lightly.   Perveen Mistry is many things: a devout Parsi, a divorcee, and India's first female lawyer. While she is…
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#TBT: Celebrating Etta James

One of my all-time favorite songs for a newlywed couple’s first dance is "At Last" by Etta James. Somehow it never gets old. The melodic notes, soaring rifts and gritty tones seem to predict the coming ups and downs of marital bliss, captivating young and old alike. For this Throwback Thursday, we celebrate the phenomenal…
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