Month: January 2019
“I remember meeting with Rhona and being so inspired by her work and that of the Foundation. For Brenda, becoming President of the Chicago Public Library Foundation is more than just stepping into a dream job, it’s a career of 20 years coming full circle.
Acutely aware of the effects of premature birth to a child’s development, Caroline’s grandmother decided to bring her to the library at four months old. Almost two, Caroline is beating the odds!
In Chicago Public Library’s Early Learning Spaces, children are free to pick up whatever toy tickles their curiosity. They can run from one side of the library to another, bringing a book (or two) as they sweep by. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they color, read, and play together. And the best part? Children and families can enjoy the space for free!