This October Choose Kindness

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Choose Kind and help stop bullying! Join us at Back of the Yards branch in celebrating Choose Kind Chicago,  a project promoting acceptance and understanding of those with physical or cognitive differences. Any time this month drop by to add a picture, inspirational quote, or any words of kindness to our fall into kindness wall. You can also peruse […]

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Events, Book Urge You to Choose Kind

Join us throughout October in celebrating Choose Kind Chicago, a project promoting acceptance and understanding of those with physical or cognitive differences. We're holding Choose Kind book clubs, art projects and other events at many CPL locations. Other CPL locations are hosting interactive displays where you can add your ideas about how to Choose Kind. Stop by […]

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Author of the Month R.J. Palacio

"We carry within us the wonders we seek around us."—Sir Thomas Browne Get to know October's Author of the Month, R.J. Palacio, as she talks about the inspiration behind her first book, Wonder, and her writing process. Use the questions below to guide your reading of the book, and read a guest blog Palacio wrote for […]

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