SensoryCPL App Launches

Chicago Public Library, in partnership with autism app developer Infiniteach, is proud to announce our new app, SensoryCPL, to assist kids on the autism spectrum and their families when they visit the Thomas Hughes Children's Library at the Harold Washington Library Center.  SensoryCPL includes: Customizable visual schedules Text and video social narratives Tap to Talk…
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Board of Directors Meeting Agenda: January 15, 2019

January 15, 2019, 9:00 a.m. Harold Washington Library Center 400 S. State Street Lower Level, Multi-Purpose Room   Welcome Executive Director of the Chicago Public Library Foundation - Brenda Langstraat (info only) Approval of minutes for the December 18, 2018 meeting (action required) Election of Officers (action required) Schedule of Requisitions, Contracts and Licenses (info…
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2019 ChiTeen Lit Fest Lead Up Events

Teens, we're excited to announce the launch of the 2019 ChiTeen Lit Fest season! Mark Your Calendars: The 2019 Fest will take place on Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 2019 at Harold Washington Library Center and Columbia College Chicago. This for-teens-by-teens festival includes workshops, maker and interactive experiences, panels, connections to professional writers and artists, and more…
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Teen Services’ Invisible World Project Launch

Teens, "Invisible World" programs are coming to a branch near you in early 2019, focusing on forensic science, microbiology and medicine. Jenny Kljucaric our YOUmedia STEM Program Trainer explained, “teens will be exploring much of the typically 'unseen' world through the hands-on lab techniques.” Hilariously, some Teen Services staff have been overheard commenting that they…
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One Book, One Chicago 2018-2019 Programming Continues Through April

The 2018-2019 season of One Book, One Chicago continues through April, celebrating the theme Imagine The Future. This season's book is Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick. Published in 1968, the book introduces readers to protagonist Rick Deckard in the year 2021 as he maneuvers his way through the new world…
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