Join the Super Explorers This Summer with Rahm’s Readers

Are you ready for a super summer? Kids 0 to 13, join the Super Explorers to stop Dr. Brain-Drain at your neighborhood library from June 19 to September 1! During the drop-in Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge, CPL locations offer hundreds of family events, art projects, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities and new books to […]

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Kids, Join Us This Summer at Independence Park Field House

While we await the opening of the new Independence Branch in 2018, please join us for Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge events all summer long! We'll host six events at Independence Park Field House from June 22 to August 3. The field house is at 3945 N. Springfield Avenue. For more information about the Summer Learning Challenge, please visit any CPL location.

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Thanks to Rahm’s Readers Partners and Sponsors

Partners City of Chicago Chicago Park District Chicago Public Schools Art Institute of Chicago Sponsors Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge is generously sponsored by donations to Chicago Public Library Foundation. Cubs Care, a fund of the McCormick Foundation PNC Bank

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Superhero Series Inspire Love of Reading

My son was a late bloomer when it came to reading on his own. He loved books, but only if Mom read to him. Then his after-school teacher gave him a book that changed our lives forever! The Adventures Of Captain Underpants awoke something in my son that no other book could—his love of reading. It […]

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Amazing Unexpected Superheroes

Beyond the DC and Marvel universes, superheroes that you might never expect exist. You'll want to leap tall buildings in a single bound and run faster than a speeding bullet to your neighborhood library for these books for preschoolers. A superhero's life isn't all fun, games and being "basically awesome." It can be stressful vanquishing villains all day, so it […]

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