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.
“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!