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Month: May 2021

05.20.21

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

05.17.21

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05.17.21

Meet the Chief Librarian: Chris Brown

It was in Chicago that a 20-something Chris discovered his calling to become a librarian. So, returning to Chicago as library commissioner feels like coming full circle.

05.03.21

A Young, Rad Reader: Meet Ishaan

At four, Ishaan appreciates stories where he can see himself. He also loves learning about characters that are different from him. Mother and son share their love for diverse books lead to appreciation, empathy, and a fun family tradition!