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Quiz: Science Fiction Movies & TV Quiz: Science Fiction Movies & TV

By Jennifer
Do you love watching sci-fi on the big or little screen? Test your knowledge of science fiction movies and television with our fun quiz!
Do you love watching sci-fi on the big or little screen? Test your knowledge of science fiction movies and television with our fun quiz!
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Shop the #OBOC Online Store Shop the #OBOC Online Store

Shop for shirts, mugs, totes and phone cases with CPL & #OBOC designs on them - part of your purchase will support our programming!
Shop for shirts, mugs, totes and phone cases with CPL & #OBOC designs on them - part of your purchase will support our programming!
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Join A OBOC Book Discussion Join A OBOC Book Discussion

various dates and times
Discuss Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? with other readers. All book discussions are open to everyone!
Discuss Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? with other readers. All book discussions are open to everyone!
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Smart Machines: 5 Articles About AI Smart Machines: 5 Articles About AI

By Kelly
There are many scenarios about the role artificial intelligence will play in our lives. But what does our future with AI really hold?
There are many scenarios about the role artificial intelligence will play in our lives. But what does our future with AI really hold?
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Read Like an Astronaut Read Like an Astronaut

By Betsy
So you want to be an astronaut? Or at least read like one? Betsy recommends astronaut memoirs and more.
So you want to be an astronaut? Or at least read like one? Betsy recommends astronaut memoirs and more.
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Madeleine L'Engle's Legacy Madeleine L'Engle's Legacy

By Shilo
Celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of this science fiction icon with books by just a few of the children's authors she inspired.
Celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of this science fiction icon with books by just a few of the children's authors she inspired.
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Imagine the Future: Fiction Recommended… Imagine the Future: Fiction Recommended…

recommended by OneBookOneChicago
Go beyond the book with these fiction reads celebrating the One Book, One Chicago 2018-2019 theme of Imagine the Future.
Go beyond the book with these fiction reads celebrating the One Book, One Chicago 2018-2019 theme of Imagine the Future.
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Film Screening: Alien (1979) Film Screening: Alien (1979)

Jan 16th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, a crew is attacked by a mysterious life form.
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, a crew is attacked by a mysterious life form.
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The War of the Worlds - Live Radio Drama The War of the Worlds - Live Radio Drama

Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the infamous broadcast. Listen to The War of the Worlds from Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment.
Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the infamous broadcast. Listen to The War of the Worlds from Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment.
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Music for Science Fiction Fans Music for Science Fiction Fans

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
We recommend the following music albums for sci-fi fans.
We recommend the following music albums for sci-fi fans.
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CHIRP Radio Listen While You Read… CHIRP Radio Listen While You Read…

Enjoy music inspired by our OBOC theme this year, curated by community radio station CHIRP Radio 107.1fm.
Enjoy music inspired by our OBOC theme this year, curated by community radio station CHIRP Radio 107.1fm.
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Author Adam Frank: Light of the Stars Author Adam Frank: Light of the Stars

Jan 28th | 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Astrophysicist Adam Frank discusses how the search for alien life and the new science of “astrobiology” can predict our future on Earth.
Astrophysicist Adam Frank discusses how the search for alien life and the new science of “astrobiology” can predict our future on Earth.
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Frankenstein's Legacy: 5 Books and… Frankenstein's Legacy: 5 Books and…

By Layne
For 200 years, authors, screenwriters and artists have found inspiration in this classic tale of horror and science, family and abandonment.
For 200 years, authors, screenwriters and artists have found inspiration in this classic tale of horror and science, family and abandonment.
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Science Fiction Read Alikes for Teens Science Fiction Read Alikes for Teens

recommended by ChiPubLib_Teens
After you read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? check out these teen science fiction novels about artificial intelligence and robots.
After you read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? check out these teen science fiction novels about artificial intelligence and robots.
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Climate Fiction Climate Fiction

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Explore Climate Fiction (or Cli-Fi) with these novels that explore the impact of climate change on our world.
Explore Climate Fiction (or Cli-Fi) with these novels that explore the impact of climate change on our world.
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