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Renovated Legler Regional Reopens, Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Henry Legler Regional Library has reopened as the West Side's regional library after an extensive yearlong renovation. In addition to the $11 million renovation, we're celebrating Legler's 100th anniversary; the location first opened October 9, 1920. The renovation included adding a recording studio, maker lab, adult computer lab, artist in residence studio and wellness room…
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Teens: Submit Your Art to Teen Winter Challenge to Win Prizes

Illuminate the world with art this winter by participating in CPL’s sixth annual Teen Winter Challenge! Chicago teens, submit a digital portfolio of 1 to 3 original artworks and an artist statement to win a gift card to Blick Art Materials. Submissions that demonstrate talent, creativity and originality will be exhibited at our virtual Teen…
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