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Free Days at Chicago Museums in December

Enjoy free admission to Chicago museums on Illinois resident discount days in December. (Dates are subject to change, so please confirm dates with each museum.) Adler Planetarium December 4-10 Art Institute of Chicago Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Brookfield Zoo Tuesdays and Thursdays Chicago Botanic Garden Always free; parking is $20/car, $25/van Chicago Children’s […]

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Women Leaning Sculpture Returns to Harold Washington Library Center

Once again, Women Leaning, the four quirky wood figures with pencil-drawn hands, finely sanded pompadour hairstyles and solemn plaster faces, gracefully hug the wall on the 7th floor of Harold Washington Library Center. The wood and paint glistens anew and the plaster faces are unblemished. This important sculpture by Marisol had been undergoing restoration at […]

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CPL Best of the Best Books 2017

Chicago Public Library recommends the Best of the Best, our selections of the very best books published in 2017. Every year, our librarians evaluate the year’s new books and select the very best for Chicagoans—making these the only booklists for Chicago, by Chicago. Happy reading! Adults Top Ten: Fiction and nonfiction Best Books: Fiction and […]

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