The Chicago Public Library One Book, One Chicago program is well underway with exciting programs, classes and more! Find out what’s happening this spring.
Library Stories around Town
- 2021 Read-A-Thon
- Associate Board
- Carl Sandburg Literary Award
- Chicago Public Library Foundation Community
- Early Learning
- Foundation News
- Foundation Partnerships
- Giving Tuesday
- Maker Lab
- Monthly Giving Community
- Mothers Day
- National Library Week
- Night in the Stacks
- One Book One Chicago
- Read-A-Thon 2022
- Special Collections
- STEAM Learning
- Summer Learning Challenge
- Support the Library Foundation
- Teacher in the Library
Although she lives closest to the Edgewater Library Branch, Aurelija Fitzpatrick, a member of our Junior Board, frequents Harold Washington the most. Loving new sights and scenes, she visits Harold Washington for a respit from work – and she travels the world to explore new scenes abroad. Here, Aurelija shares her current reads and some fun tales of her travels.
CPL harnesses the energy of the maker movement and emerges as an innovation leader in the city with the Maker Lab. Learn more here.
Meet the President of the Chicago Public Library Foundation Junior Board, Angela Burke, and learn why she’s passionate about her volunteerism with the Chicago Public Library Foundation.
The Boeing Company likes to say it makes the impossible, possible. “From producing a single canvas-and-wood airplane to transforming how we fly over oceans and into the stars…” And it’s that reaching for the stars, and inspiring young people with possibilities, that distinguish the transformative programs Boeing supports through its gifts to the Chicago Public Library Foundation.
In each and every neighborhood in our city, Chicago Public Library is a gateway to opportunity for all. Now more than ever, we need our community to come together to support one of the most radically inclusive institutions in our city.
When someone makes an extraordinary mark on the world, how do you best sustain that work after he is gone? For the McMullan family, it wasn’t just about sustaining the spirit of husband/father James McMullan, it was how to scale his remarkable legacy, strengthen its impact and broaden its reach for years to come.
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.
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.