CPL Best of the Best Books 2018

Chicago Public Library recommends the Best of the Best, our selections of the very best books published in 2018. 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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Early Voting at Over 20 CPL Locations

More than 20 CPL locations are designated early voting sites for the November 6 general election. From October 22 to November 5, any Chicago voter may vote at any of these sites no matter where they live. Not registered to vote? Registration services are available at all early voting sites. Any voter who needs to register for the first…
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Library Announce More Than 110,000 Kids Participated in Rahm’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Library (CPL) Commissioner Brian Bannon announced today that the 2018 Rahm’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge engaged more than 110,000 participants, an increase of 5 percent from the previous year. Rahm’s Readers completed more than 1.3 million “Discover” and “Create” learning activities and read more than 108 million minutes, a…
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Library Announce the Transformation of Legler Branch into a Regional Library on the West Side

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Chicago Public Library (CPL) Commissioner Brian Bannon and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Commissioner (DCASE) Mark Kelly at the Legler Branch Library, located at 115 S. Pulaski, to announce its transformation into a regional library for the west side. The first-ever public art fund will also be established…
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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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