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Free Days at Chicago Museums in July

Enjoy free admission to Chicago museums on Illinois resident discount days in July. (Dates are subject to change, so please confirm dates with each museum.) Art Institute of Chicago Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Chicago Botanic Garden Always free; parking is $20/car, $25/van Chicago Children’s Museum First Sunday of every month for children 15…

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Learn About Emerging Technologies July 12 at HWLC

Having a hard time keeping up with the latest innovations, like virtual reality and artificial intelligence? Learn more about emerging technologies and their effect on us all at our Tomorrow's Technology Today Panel at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 12 at Harold Washington Library Center. Panelists…

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Celebrate Disability Awareness Month at Chicago Public Library

Celebrate diversity in July with CPL's first observance of Disability Awareness Month, which examines issues of access and understanding, and highlights the contributions and achievements of Americans with diverse abilities. Events Disability Awareness Month events include story times designed for kids with special needs, an adult book discussion and a hands-on session in the Maker Lab. Our…

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Adults, Take Our Read Around the World Challenge

Adults, see the world through your reading with our Read Around the World Summer Reading Challenge. Expand your horizons by reading books from or about other regions of the world. Start by printing our Read Around World board. Then read at least four books to enter a raffle to…

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Join the Super Explorers This Summer with Rahm’s Readers

Are you ready for a super summer? Kids 0 to 13, join the Super Explorers to stop Dr. Brain-Drain at your neighborhood library from June 19 to September 1! During the drop-in Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge, CPL locations offer hundreds of family events, art projects, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities and new books to…

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