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Author: Rica Bouso

11.19.20

Thanksgiving from a Distance: 6 Ways to Make it Special

While we know that nothing can replace a warm embrace and the special people in our lives eating and laughing at one table, we have put together some resources to bring holiday cheer to this year’s thanksgiving.

11.12.20

Donna LaPietra Combines Art and Philanthropy to Build a Better Chicago

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.

09.21.20

Bridging the Digital Divide One DigitalLearn Lesson at a Time

“I’m terrified of computers,” said Jackie, a Library patron. As everything moves online and digital literacy becomes a lifeline, Chicago Public Library’s DigitalLearn empowers Chicagoans like Jackie to turn digital barriers into tools.

08.18.20

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

“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.

06.22.20

Welcome Back to Chicago Public Library

The Library may look and feel different for a little while. But we are here for you. The Library and the Library Foundation’s commitment to empowering Chicagoans and communities navigate the challenges of recovery are stronger than ever. We are all in this together.