Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge

All learning counts with Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge! Visit any CPL location to read, discover and create.

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Flat Dr. Brain-Drain: Color and Cut Out Flat Dr. Brain-Drain: Color and Cut Out

Share a photo of you and the Evil Dr. Brain-Drain on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. #StopDrBrainDrain
Share a photo of you and the Evil Dr. Brain-Drain on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. #StopDrBrainDrain
Event

Community Book Distribution Days Community Book Distribution Days

Jun 27th - Aug 3rd
Various CPL locations
Kids of all ages: Pick 12 free books to take home and keep, courtesy of Bernie's Book Bank.
Kids of all ages: Pick 12 free books to take home and keep, courtesy of Bernie's Book Bank.
Staff List

Super Explorers: Books for Ages 6 to 8 Super Explorers: Books for Ages 6 to 8

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
Fuel your Super Explorer powers to stop the evil Dr. Brain-Drain with these great reads.
Fuel your Super Explorer powers to stop the evil Dr. Brain-Drain with these great reads.
Poll
Event

Super Science Heroes Super Science Heroes

Jun 27th - Aug 3rd
Various CPL locations
School-age kids: Investigate the science behind super powers through hands-on experiments.
School-age kids: Investigate the science behind super powers through hands-on experiments.
Event

Join the Masked Heroes of Reading! Join the Masked Heroes of Reading!

Jun 27th - Aug 19th
Various CPL locations
Master mask maker Jeff Semmerling takes you on an adventure making your very own superhero mask.
Master mask maker Jeff Semmerling takes you on an adventure making your very own superhero mask.
Blogpost

Going to the Movies with the Captain? Going to the Movies with the Captain?

By Brandy
Are you looking for some silly reads? Never fear--the library is here!
Are you looking for some silly reads? Never fear--the library is here!
Staff List

Super Explorers: Books for Birth to Age… Super Explorers: Books for Birth to Age…

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
Join the Super Explorers and stop the evil Dr. Brain-Drain with these super-powered books.
Join the Super Explorers and stop the evil Dr. Brain-Drain with these super-powered books.
Event

Super Summer Days Kids Concert Super Summer Days Kids Concert

Jun 28th - Aug 23rd
Various CPL locations
Kids 6 and under: Clap, dance, jump and sing along with your family at these concerts presented by Little Miss Ann.
Kids 6 and under: Clap, dance, jump and sing along with your family at these concerts presented by Little Miss Ann.
Staff List

Super Explorers: Books for Ages 9 to 13 Super Explorers: Books for Ages 9 to 13

recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
Calling all Super Explorers: Stop the evil Dr. Brain-Drain by reading these super-powered books.
Calling all Super Explorers: Stop the evil Dr. Brain-Drain by reading these super-powered books.
Event

Superhero Training Academy Superhero Training Academy

Jul 5th - Aug 3rd
Various CPL locations
Discover your superpowers through hands-on experiments with The Laboratory Chicago. For kids 7 and up.
Discover your superpowers through hands-on experiments with The Laboratory Chicago. For kids 7 and up.
Event

Creating Comics and Characters Creating Comics and Characters

Jul 5th - Jul 26th
Various CPL locations
Learn about comics while creating your own superhero characters with the International School of Comics Chicago. For kids 8 to 11.
Learn about comics while creating your own superhero characters with the International School of Comics Chicago. For kids 8 to 11.
Event

Melody: An Original Superhero Ballet Melody: An Original Superhero Ballet

Jul 5th - Aug 24th
Various CPL locations
Find the superhero inside you with interactive live music and dancing with Tiffany Lawson Dance. For kids 3 to 7.
Find the superhero inside you with interactive live music and dancing with Tiffany Lawson Dance. For kids 3 to 7.
Event

The Science of Your Super-Powered Brain The Science of Your Super-Powered Brain

Jun 29th - Aug 12th
Sharing songs, activities and facts, ScribbleMonster shows we're all heroes when we express ourselves creatively.
Sharing songs, activities and facts, ScribbleMonster shows we're all heroes when we express ourselves creatively.
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