Support Library patrons to build their computer skills with FREE one-on-one sessions and small group classes
hours of computer help provided each month by CyberNavigators.
i. Get ready to Talk, Sing, Read, Write, and Play! These spaces and programs help children ages 0 to 5 get a crucial head start on learning
Spaces incorporate interactive play, toys and games, and STEM-based learning opportunities for kids. for kids.
This citywide program for adults features events and discussions inspired by a central book and theme
Chicagoans participated in One Book programming in the 2015-2016 season.
Keeps Chicago’s kids reading, exploring STEAM, and creating all summer long
children read, learn and discover every summer
Accredited educators help young learners complete their homework and improve their study habits
Teacher in the Library sessions took place during the 2015-16 school year.
Dedicated, tech-filled spaces where teens build the skills they need for success in middle school, high school—and beyond
visits visits logged at YOUmedia's twelve locations.
Four years in the making, the new Independence branch opened its doors to the public on January 22, 2019. “Everybody was ecstatic−excitedly cheering and clapping as they walked through the doors,” describes Rory. Roberta, herself, was in tears. “The moment was overwhelming to see the library of your dreams come to life."
Funds 16 people in 1 hour of Maker Lab workshops
Sponsors eight kids in the Summer Learning Challenge
Sponsors homework help for 10 kids with a Teacher in the Library