Macmillan eBook Embargo Limits CPL’s Ability to Offer Titles

Starting today, Macmillan Publishers will embargo sales of new eBooks to libraries for eight weeks. This means eBooks published by Macmillan will not be available for you to check out through Chicago Public Library until eight weeks after they come out. Once the embargo ends, titles will become available as usual. During the embargo, libraries…
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Art Exhibit by Ernest Whiteman III at Woodson Regional Library

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, Woodson Regional Library hosts ICONOCLAST or "How I Stopped Worrying about 'Native American' Art and Just Be Northern Arapaho," an exhibit by artist Ernest Whiteman III in November. Artist Statement Whiteman describes his art as "Native American" art without Native American imagery.  "I defy the label “Native American…
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Photography Exhibit by Pat Nabong at Budlong Woods Branch

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, Budlong Woods Branch hosts Pat Nabong's photography exhibit showcasing the First Nations Garden in November. Artist Statement "In late 2018, a group of young Native Americans, together with the American Indian Center, acquired a piece of vacant land from the city in the Albany Park neighborhood. Over the…
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Art Exhibit by J. Kae Good Bear at Bezazian Branch

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, Bezazian Branch hosts an exhibit by artist J. Kae Good Bear in November and December. Artist Statement "Native American athletes are akin to modern-day warriors. Sport elevates these individual athletes and teams in their tribal communities. This is marked by the adornment of these athletes/warriors. "This exhibit examines…
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Hector Maldonado Photography Exhibit at Harold Washington Library Center

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, Harold Washington Library Center hosts Finding Myself, My Heritage Within Me, an exhibit by photographer Hector Maldonado. The exhibit is on display in November and December in the Popular Library. Event Maldonado will give an artist talk November 16 at Harold Washington Library Center. Artist Statement "The photographs…
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Art Exhibit by Leon Mechelle at West Belmont Branch

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, West Belmont Branch hosts an exhibit by impressionistic 3-D artist Leon Mechelle in November. These works explore the relationship between multiculturalism and nature. Influenced by their grandfather, who was Native and African American, the artist intertwines both complex narratives and forms an intriguing visual dialogue…
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Rev. Martin L. Deppe Exhibit at Harold Washington Library Center

The exhibit Rev. Martin L. Deppe Papers: A Collection Preview runs from October 26 through March 30 in the Special Collections Exhibit Foyer on the 9th floor of Harold Washington Library Center. Spanning six decades, Rev. Deppe’s social justice activism began in the 1960s when he aligned his church with the civil rights and anti-war…
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