Woodson Reading Circle Online Book Discussions Explore Black Culture from Scholarly Perspective

The Carter G. Woodson Reading Circle is a new community-based book discussion group exploring views of Black culture from a scholarly perspective, starting with the theme of social justice. This monthly event features an accomplished guest from the community to lead the conversation. Events are held on Zoom. The events are hosted by Woodson Regional…
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The Right to Vote: Then and Now

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, part of a long struggle to expand voting rights for all Americans. This year, we're experiencing a potentially historic election by voting during a pandemic. Read on for more information about women’s suffrage in Illinois and voting in 2020. Celebrating the 19th Amendment The 19th Amendment…
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Talavera Poblana: Mexican Ceramics on Display at Harold Washington Library Center

Talavera Poblana: Mexican Ceramics is on display in the Popular Library on the ground floor of Harold Washington Library Center from September 15 to November 2 in celebration of Latinx Heritage Month. Pottery in the Talavera Poblana tradition typically features bright colorful designs on a white background. A product of Mexican artisans, it’s widely exported…
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Practical Prints: 3D Printing for Kids This Fall

Have you ever been interested in 3D printing? Looking to design some practical and unique prints? Join us this fall and learn how to make four practical prints that can be super useful as you start your new school year! Using free 3D modeling programs such as Tinkercad, learn how to create and design customizable keychains, bookmarks, tablet/phone stands and ear bud…
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Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month with CPL in September and October

Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month with Chicago Public Library from September 15 to October 15. Through this year's theme, Telling Our Stories, we're exploring Latinx cultures, contributions and experiences. Events See all our Latinx Heritage Month events. Highlights include: Adults and Teens Cooking Demo: The Chi-Rican Jibarito Sandwich 5 p.m. Thursday, October 1 Chef Roberto Perez…
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