A summer reading champion since he was one, Adrian is reading 100 books a year—and finding his voice at the Budlong Woods branch, one program at a time.
Category: Early Learning
The bond at the Library’s Early Learning Center extends beyond our little patrons. Parents and caregivers have also formed a tight-knit community.
Winter can be boring and dreary. But it doesn’t have to be. At Chicago Public Library’s Early Learning Centers, winter can be heartening, productive, even magical for children and parents alike
At CPL’s Early Learning Centers, children are not just children. They’re young engineers. They’re future scientists. They’re artists. They’re curious minds hungry to learn.
Acutely aware of the effects of premature birth to a child’s development, Caroline’s grandmother decided to bring her to the library at four months old. Almost two, Caroline is beating the odds!
In Chicago Public Library’s Early Learning Spaces, children are free to pick up whatever toy tickles their curiosity. They can run from one side of the library to another, bringing a book (or two) as they sweep by. Kids are encouraged to make friends as they color, read, and play together. And the best part? Children and families can enjoy the space for free!
Guest Blog: Investing in Young Minds Through Early Learning by Chris Crane, Chief Executive Officer & President, Exelon
Exelon, Chicago Public Library and Public Building Commission team up to develop early learning play spaces.