Caught Reading: Librarians Edition, September 2017

Do you ever wonder what your favorite librarian is reading? Like our patrons, some librarians have tastes for specific genres or subjects, while others read what they find by chance or recommendations.  For this edition of Caught Reading, let’s find out what some CPL librarians are reading or have just finished. Their selections range from history to…
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Caught Reading: Children’s Library at HWLC, August 2017

There are so many things for you to see and do in the newly renovated Thomas Hughes Children's Library at Harold Washington Library Center. As you've spent time reading, playing and learning, we watched to see what books caught your attention. Here are just a few of the books we caught you reading this month. We spotted babies, toddlers…
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Caught Reading: Ghosts of Graceland Cemetery, October 2016

Last weekend I visited Graceland Cemetery, final resting place to many notable—and notorious—Chicagoans. As I walked, my thoughts turned to unfinished business, which is what I like to call the stack of books currently serving as my bedside table. It wasn't long before I was wildly speculating on the reading habits of Graceland's latest and greatest for this special Halloween…
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