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Teen Read Week: It’s Written in the Stars

Every October libraries across the nation celebrate teens and reading. Created by the Young Adult Library Services Association, this celebratory week encourages teen to use their libraries and read for the fun of it. This year's Teen Read Week theme, It's Written in the Stars, focuses on reading outside the norm of realistic fiction, delving into sci-fi, horror and other such…
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Teen Art Exhibit and Printmaking Workshops Coming to Six CPL Branches

With the support of the Terra Foundation, the Harold Washington Library Center YOUmedia conducted an intensive art education program this summer for teens. Teens in the program found inspiration in the work of Chicago’s artists by exploring museum collections throughout the city.  They also learned sophisticated techniques in screen printing, relief carving and other mediums…
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Write Across Chicago in October at CPL

CPL is proud to partner with the Illinois Writing Project for an innovative effort to promote writing throughout our city—Write Across Chicago!  In October, people of all ages and from all walks of life will be encouraged to write about topics and issues that matter to them—in small groups in schools, offices, library branches, education…
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