ChiTeen Lit Fest 2022

The 7th annual for-teens-by-teens ChiTeen Lit Fest takes place April 24-30 at branches across the city. ChiTeen Lit Fest provides a safe and creative space for you to unlock and discover your unique voice through literary arts.

The in-person fest will last all week at participating locations and some programs will be streamed online.

ChiTeen Lit Fest Headliners

The 2022 festival will feature special guests at our regional library locations. These Q&A sessions will be moderated by teens and livestreamed to the YOUmedia YouTube Channel:

Swag Bag Pickup Locations

These CPL locations have a limited number of ChiTeen Lit Fest goody bags for you to take home starting April 18th while supplies last:

  • Bezazian
  • Blackstone
  • Bucktown-Wicker Park
  • Dunning
  • Douglass
  • Gage Park
  • Harold Washington Library Center
  • Humboldt Park
  • Independence
  • Legler Regional Library
  • Lincoln Park
  • Portage-Cragin
  • Sulzer Regional Library
  • Toman
  • West Lawn
  • Woodson