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Library Stories around Town


Meet the Maker: Esther Ajayi

Fall Maker-in-Residence Esther Ayaji makes crocheting cool agan, brining the beloved crafts to Chicagoans one Maker Lab class at a time.


Ask a Maker: Christopher Swenson

Self-described professional tinkerer, Christopher Swenson has been making his own keyboards from scratch. Read on to see how he used the tools at the Maker Lab to bring his project to life! 


Meet the Library Foundation Team: Harriett Davis

On her fifth birthday, Harriett rushed to her local library branch to get her first library card. Today, she helps raise critical funds for resources and programs at Chicago Public Library for Chicagoans of all ages.