Photographs by Adam Sings In The Timber at Harold Washington Library Center

Harold Washington Library Center hosts a Native American Heritage Month art exhibit featuring photographer Adam Sings In The Timber in November. His work is on display on the 8th floor. Artist Biography Sings In The Timber, Crow, is a documentary photographer and filmmaker. Sings In The Timber's main purpose as a photojournalist is documenting Native […]

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Art Exhibit by Monica Ricker-Bolter at Harold Washington Library Center

Harold Washington Library Center hosts a Native American Heritage Month art exhibit featuring artist Monica Rickert-Bolter in November. Her work is on display on the 3rd floor. Artist Biography Rickert-Bolter, who is of Potawatomi, African American and German descent, is a versatile artist whose works range from traditional to digital mediums. During college Rickert-Bolter found […]

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Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017, 9:00 a.m. West Englewood Branch 1745 W. 63rd Street Welcome and History of the West Englewood Branch (info only) Approval of minutes for the September 25, 2017 meeting (action required) Schedule of Requisitions, Contracts and Licenses (info only)  CPL Capital Projects and Facilities Report (info only) Special report: Whitney Young                  Commissioner’s Report […]

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Teen Voices: Winners of CPL Teen Services’ Banned Books Week Challenge

Congratulations to teens across the city for being selected from Chicago Public Library Teen Services’ digital raffle to win two tickets to see Arthur Miller’s The Crucible at Steppenwolf for Young Adults on Saturday, October 14, 2017, followed by an after party! In our Banned Books Week effort to support the freedom of access to […]

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Genealogy and Family History Day Is October 21 at HWLC

Save the date to celebrate Family History Month with Genealogy and Family History Day on October 21 at Harold Washington Library Center. Classes Chicago Genealogy 101 with Grace DuMelle: Learn about the challenges of searching for your Windy City relations; look for address and street name changes and search historical newspapers. Discover geographic and government […]

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Unleash Your Story: Celebrate Teen Read Week™

Teens, join CPL's Teen Read Week™ celebration October 8-14. We're hosting Teen Read Week events around the city. This year's theme, Unleash Your Story, gives you a chance to share own stories or opinions about your favorite memoirs and autobiographies online (#cplteens #TRW17). You can also share your writing with CPL at teenservices@chipublib.org if you're interested […]

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ChiTeen Lit Fest Lead-Up Events

Chicago Public Library’s Teen Services Department is excited to announce the launch of the 2017-2018 ChiTeen Lit Fest season! Fall-spring workshops for new or seasoned teen writers in partnership with the following literary organizations kick off citywide October 7: WFMT (Talking Turntables series) Young Chicago Authors (Check the Method programs) Revolving Door Arts (We Real […]

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