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October Learning Journey

Try at least four of these activities, then complete the form by October 31 to share what you read and learned--and be entered to win a backpack full of toys and books.

Rainbow-Book

Read

Read At Your Own Risk: Horror for Kids

Here are 20 chapter books that go bump in the night. Read them if you dare or read something else of your choosing this month.

Explore

October is a Monstrous Month

Kids, try a monster-themed craft during this pumpkin, spider and bat-filled month.

Tune In

First Chapter Friday

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

Join

Participate in a Halloween Program

Online event
Join one of our online events during the last week of October.

Write

Kids, Write a Story

Find inspiration for your next work of fiction in a book or story starter.

Investigate

Brainfuse: Homework Help and More

Get free one-on-one homework help and resume-writing assistance. Live tutors now available 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

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
  • 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.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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