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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Afrofuturism in SciFi and Fantasy Afrofuturism in SciFi and Fantasy

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Fans of Black Panther, check out these classic and recent works of science fiction and fantasy.
Fans of Black Panther, check out these classic and recent works of science fiction and fantasy.
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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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Stranger Sounds Stranger Sounds

Maker Lab, various dates & times
Navigate strange and out of this world frequencies by learning to create sounds with the free open source application LMMS.
Navigate strange and out of this world frequencies by learning to create sounds with the free open source application LMMS.
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2017-2018: I'll Take You There 2017-2018: I'll Take You There

Greg Kot recounts the life and achievements of the lead singer of the Staple Singers and her family's impact in the Civil Rights Era.
Greg Kot recounts the life and achievements of the lead singer of the Staple Singers and her family's impact in the Civil Rights Era.
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Science Fiction Board Game Night Science Fiction Board Game Night

various locations and dates
Join the library as we play an assortment of board games set in future dystopian settings, Rick Deckard's in the OBOC title. Win prizes!
Join the library as we play an assortment of board games set in future dystopian settings, Rick Deckard's in the OBOC title. Win prizes!
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