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12.20.21

It’s A Wrap on 2021!

Thanks to you for helping us turn another challenging year into a year for the… dare we say it… books! As we count down to 2022, let’s look at all that we’ve made possible together.

11.22.21

A Sprinkle of Gratitude for Thanksgiving

We know—it’s been another unique year. But as we navigate and respond to the changing times, we are thankful that some things remain constant: family, friends, and the Library!

11.10.21

Meet the Maker: Faith Humphrey Hill

No stranger to Harold Washington Library Center, Faith Humphrey Hill is this Fall’s Maker-in-Residence, teaching Library users how to knit, draw using digital tools—and asking us to remember those whose lives were lost to COVID-19 with her famous knit-prints.

08.19.21

YOUmedia: A Creative Space to Learn Life Skills

With Lead Corporate support from Allstate and other generous donors, YOUmedia is a safe space for teens to collaborate with other teens on creative projects, and gain skills they can apply in school and in life.

05.20.21

The Story of the Tin Can: A Document in and through Time

We catch up with award-winning artist and 2019 Maker-in-Resident Kate Conlon after two years. Her final project for Chicago Public Library, The Story of the Tin Can is a living document of her evolution as an artist during COVID-19