Celebrate the Library's 150th birthday!

Author: Kat Rothstein


A Unique Get Carded Event with Kevin Coval

Meet man the Chicago Tribune has called “the new voice of Chicago” at this month’s unique Get Carded event “A People’s History of Chicago : What the City Sounds Like”


ChiTeen Lit Fest 2.0

Learn about Chicago’s hottest creative event focused on literary arts and creating a safe place for teens to find their voice through collaboration and creativity.


Thomas Hughes Children’s Library Gets a New Look

Thanks to a generous $2.5 million grant from Exelon, Thomas Hughes Children’s Library is getting a complete transformation into an early learning center that encourages learning through play.