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Category: Summer Learning Challenge

12.06.16

The Library is a Launching Pad Where Curiosity Takes Flight

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.

11.15.16

CPL’S Rahm’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge

For decades Chicago Public Library has challenged Chicago children to read during the summer. In 2013, with support from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, CPL redesigned its summer program to more intentionally support 21st-century learning.

07.18.16

This Year’s Summer Learning Challenge Encourages Kids to Travel on Planes, Trains, Automobiles…and Even Time Travel.

The Chicago Public Library has your summer vacation covered. Ticket price: your library card. Thanks once again to our generous sponsors, who make the Summer Learning Challenge possible: Boeing, The James & Madeleine McMullan Family Foundation, KPMG, William Blair, Dr. Scholl Foundation, Helen M. Harrison Foundation, United, Walter E. Heller Foundation, Hyatt, Cubs Care, RR […]

07.07.16

Dear 93.9 MYfm, We Heart You

While you power along with Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song” on 93.9 MYfm, expect to hear a radio ad about children’s learning programs that are funded by donors to the Chicago Public Library Foundation.