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    August 19, 2021 05/29/15 YOUmedia: A Creative Space to Learn Life Skills
    For many teens across Chicago, YOUmedia is not only a space to create and collaborate with other teens on creative projects, but also a safe space to gain skills they can apply in school and in life.
  • August 3, 2021 05/29/15 Maker-in-Residence Katelyn Patton Wants to Create Art With You
    Katelyn has a knack for building installation-based exhibits that quite literally stop people in the street. As this summer’s CPL Maker-in-Residence, she’s bringing these skills to the Library.
  • May 20, 2021 05/29/15 The Story of the Tin Can: A Document in and through Time
    We catch up with award-winning artist and 2019 Maker-in-Resident Kate Conlon after two years. Her final project for Chicago Public Library, The Story of the Tin Can is a living document of her evolution as an artist during COVID-19


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