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.
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Ian Champ’s local library opened a whole new world when he was a kid. Today, he’s opening doors of knowledge, wonder, and opportunity for kids and youth as a member of the Chicago Public Library Foundation community.
Community Member Spotlight: Lilliane, A Bibliophile Who Understands the Impact of Chicago Public Library
Then and now, Chicago Public Library has remained a constant in Lilliane’s life. Read how this lifelong library lover turned into a lifelong library supporter.
“The Library is an optimistic investment in our community. It’s an investment in our children, teens, and every Chicagoan who wants to learn. As a patron, I have experienced how the Library has enriched my life. As a teacher, I have witnessed how the Library makes a real difference in my students’ learning. So, If I can give a little more and contribute what I can to empower more people through the Library, why wouldn’t I do that?” Meet Mary Beth Hutchinson, educator and library champion!