At Chicago Public Library, we know that reading is critical to life success and that young children need daily opportunities to build the skills that lead to reading and lifelong learning.
Author: Veronica Brown
Make a gift on this day of giving that ensures your Chicago Public Library remains a beacon in our city offering access to knowledge, ideas, resources, and technology for all.
For decades Chicago Public Library has challenged Chicago children to read during the summer. In 2013, with support from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, CPL redesigned its summer program to more intentionally support 21st-century learning.
“Hip-Hop is the largest youth culture in the history of the planet rock.” So states The BreakBeat Poets, a hip-hop group and anthology featuring 78 poets across ages and locations, who are creating the next and now movement(s) in American letters. This is the first poetry anthology by and for the hip-hop generation. And you have a chance to see some of them perform in person.
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2016 Carl Sandburg Award Dinner Raises a Record-Breaking $1.8 Million for the Chicago Public Library Foundation
The 2016 Carl Sandburg Literary Awards dinner was an unprecedented success, raising more than $1.7 million for services for the library.
Know Your Chicago Tours the Chicago Public Library! “Architects of Global Knowledge” Cultivated Curiosity to Continue Learning More
How well do you know Chicago? As in, really know it? Last week, the organization, Know Your Chicago (KYC) continued an almost 70-year tradition in opening up the minds of attendees via organized experiential learning sessions across the city.