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!
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.
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.
As a child, Becca found a community at her public library. Today, she analyzes data that helps Chicagoans find their community at Chicago Public Library.
Like many Chicagoans, Marissa grew up at the Library. Now, she returns to her roots – sharing stories that make Chicago Public Library a beloved institution.
André Smith, Vice President of the Library Foundation’s Associate Board, shares his Read-A-Thon tips and tricks—and some of his favorite reads!