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  • August 4, 2020 05/29/15 Breaking Barriers to Access: Chicago Public Library Partners with Working in the Schools (WITS) to Empower Early Readers at Home
    Access to free, high-quality summer learning programs is more critical today than ever before. Together, Chicago Public Library, Chicago Public Library Foundation and WITS will empower thousands of Chicago families to fight the COVID learning slide by connecting them to an unparalleled network of educational services and supports.
  • June 22, 2020 05/29/15 Welcome Back to Chicago Public Library
    The Library may look and feel different for a little while. But we are here for you. The Library and the Library Foundation’s commitment to empowering Chicagoans and communities navigate the challenges of recovery are stronger than ever. We are all in this together.
  • June 15, 2020 05/29/15 Reading for Change
    Reading is the first step in a long and difficult journey toward both understanding and dismantling systemic racism. Join us as we take this first step as one community. Support free resources for Black liberation, social justice, and anti-racism.


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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


Support resources for Black liberation, social justice, and anti-racism.