Money Smart Week: April 21-28, 2018

April 21 through April 28 is Money Smart Week. Launched in 2002 by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, this now nationwide initiative is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers manage their personal finances. Programs and classes are offered to all ages and cover many timely personal finance topics such as wills and…
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Chicago Public Library Opens “Courage to Remember” Exhibition at Harold Washington Library Center

Today, Chicago Public Library Commissioner Brian Bannon joined representatives of the Simon Wiesenthal Center to cut the ribbon on the ‘Courage to Remember’ exhibition at Harold Washington Library Center. The exhibit will be on display from March 1 to May 31 in the Grand Promenade on the north side of the 3rd floor. “We are…
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Early Voting at Some CPL Locations

More than 20 CPL locations are designated early voting sites for the March 20 primary election. From March 6 to March 19, 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 Emanuel and Chicago Public Library Cut the Ribbon on the Newly Renovated Woodson Regional Library

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Chicago Public Library Commissioner Brian Bannon, Secretary of State Jesse White, local leaders and Southside community members to cut the ribbon at the grand re-opening of the Woodson Regional Library. The newly renovated 65,000-square-foot two-floor regional library will serve as a cultural and information center for Washington Heights and all…
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Grand Reopening Celebration of Woodson Regional Library on Saturday, February 17

We're proud to announce the Grand Reopening of Carter G. Woodson Regional Library and Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection, 9525 S. Halsted Street in the Washington Heights community. The largest African American history and literature collection in the Midwest, the Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature documents the black experience with a strong focus…
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Get Help with Your Taxes at CPL

Chicago Public Library offers resources to help you file your income taxes. Federal Tax forms 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ remain the staples of individual income tax filing. We expect these forms to be available at many CPL locations within the next week, but the IRS no longer distributes the Publications, Schedules or Miscellaneous Forms. Online versions of most forms and publications…
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