Teen Voices: Featuring Emily

Each month we spotlight a teen at CPL. Emily M., is an 18 year old who frequents both the Archer Heights and Harold Washington branches. Emily has volunteered at the Archer Heights Branch for the past two years with her friends, creating Saturday afternoon crafts with kids and displaying them at the library. When Emily isn't volunteering…
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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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Celebrating the Legacy of Vivian G. Harsh Exhibit at Woodson Regional Library

The exhibit Celebrating the Legacy of Vivian G. Harsh is on display Saturday, February 17 until this spring in the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature at Woodson Regional Library. Vivian G. Harsh became Chicago Public Library's first African American branch manager on January 18, 1932, when George Cleveland Hall Branch…
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Milwaukee Avenue Improvements: Share Feedback at Logan Square Branch

The Chicago Department of Transportation is working on improving the stretch of Milwaukee Avenue between Kedzie and Belmont avenues. The Friends of the Logan Square Library invite you to see drawings of ideas to make the streets safer for cyclists and pedestrians, on display through February 28 in the lobby of Logan Square Branch. You…
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Free Days at Chicago Museums in February

Enjoy free admission to Chicago museums on Illinois resident discount days in February. (Dates are subject to change, so please confirm dates with each museum.) Adler Planetarium February 2, 5-9, 19-22 Art Institute of Chicago Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Brookfield Zoo Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays Chicago Botanic Garden Always free; parking is…
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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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