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Winter Learning Journey

This winter, join Chicago Public Library and Chicago Public Schools on a learning adventure! Try at least four of these activities, then complete the form by January 31 to share what you read and learned--and be entered to win a boredom buster kit.



Winter Learning Journey Reads

Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Public Library recommend you snuggle up with one of these cozy mysteries.


Winter Games and Puzzles for Kids

Stay warm inside with games or head outside for some chilly fun! Find ideas for both, and books to help you.

Tune In

First Chapter Friday

Hear the first chapter of a great book read by the author, featuring fantastic authors like Judy Blume, Celia C. Pérez and more.


Let's Play Inside

Online event
Try a new way to play by participating in an online event featuring games, crafts or other ways to play.


Kids, Warm Up With Writing This Winter

Try writing a short poem or a short story to share during the short days of winter.



Learn about other countries without leaving your home! You’ll learn about the people, languages and food--with recipes!

Complete the Learning Journey

Kids, please ask your grown-up to fill out this form. Chicago Public Library cannot collect personal information online from kids 0 to 13. * indicates a required field
  • Child's Name * Required
  • For children 0 to 13
  • Caregiver's Email * Required
  • Which activities did you complete? * Required
    Please complete at least four.
    • Upload a picture of an activity you did this month or of you completing your Learning Journey. File should be a .jpg, .gif, .png or .pdf. Maximum file size is 5MB.
    • By submitting your photo, you authorize Chicago Public Library to post your work on our website, social media and print materials, along with your first name.
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf.
    Maximum file size - 5 mega bytes.
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