A mother’s instinct to protect and care for her family kicks into high gear during this time. But while doing your best to protect others, it becomes easy to neglect your needs. This Mother’s Day, we have compiled resources to help you find your calm and center amid the chaos.
Helping children with homework is challenging during the best of times. As many parents and caregivers become full-time homeschoolers, the struggle is real. The transition is daunting and the challenges are unfamiliar. Don't worry; you are not alone. Veronica Brown, one of our team members, shares her experiences as she teaches two kids of her own.
Our buildings may be closed, but Chicago Public Library's commitment to empower our youngest patrons reading and literary resources is as strong as ever. Join us every Monday through Friday, 10 am, on Facebook Live to enjoy virtual story times for kids and families. See you! Guest readers include President Barack and former first lady Michelle Obama, Glee Star Jane Lynch, Chicago Bears legend Israel Idonije, BlackHawks' superstar Zach Smith, Second City's Adam Schreck and so much more! See you, Live from the Library!
One Book, One Chicago encourages patrons to explore our theme and go beyond the book in ways that matter to them. However you choose to take action, Chicago Public Library is here as a resource for learning, growing, and exploring!