All CPL locations will be closed Thursday, November 26.

See current CPL location closures and our COVID-19 response FAQs for help planning your visit.

Online Resources

Available anywhere: the Chicago Tribune archives, Mango Languages, Morningstar, eBooks, magazines and much more.

Chicago Tribune Historical Archive

Search the full text of the Chicago Tribune, including classified and display advertisements, from 1849 to 1997.

5 Articles: How Kindness Helps Us All

As we keep trudging through this difficult year, World Kindness Day on November 13 is a reminder of the bright spots all around us.

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Job and Career Resources

Job Seekers, Get Help with Brainfuse

Get personal feedback on your resume within 24 hours from an online writing coach.

Grow Your Computer Skills with Chicago DigitalLearn

Do you need to build your computer skills? Chicago DigitalLearn has short video courses to help you learn how to use a computer.

Start Using eBooks

Interested in eBooks? Get Started with CPL

Want to try eBooks, or interested in learning more about eBooks at CPL?

Get a Library Card Online

Chicago residents who've never had a CPL card can apply for a library card online.
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