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Donna LaPietra Combines Art and Philanthropy to Build a Better Chicago

Categories: Featured, Other
Meet the 2020 Library Foundation's Inaugural Civic Award Honoree: Donna LaPietra. For over 20 years, the artist-philanthropist-civic leader has been lending her artistic expertise to bring the stories of several nonprofits to life. Her motivation? To serve the community. Get to know her journey and her story here.

Dear Parents and Caregivers: Chicago Public Library Is Here to Help Out

Categories: Featured
“How do I balance working from home, housework, and homework?” “Am I doing enough to support my child's education?” Navigating the challenges of remote learning can be daunting for students and parents alike. But you are not alone. Chicago Public Library is here to help with free resources that will make learning at home more manageable for the family.

Breaking Barriers to Access: Chicago Public Library Partners with Working in the Schools (WITS) to Empower Early Readers at Home

Categories: Foundation News, Summer Learning Challenge
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.