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.
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.
Summer matters. This is especially true for children and families who may not have access to high-quality summer activities and resources. Present in all 77 neighborhoods, Summer Learning Challenge gives children and teens the summer education they deserve.
For one night, there are only three library rules you need to follow: Dance, drink, and party as loud as you can – all for lifelong learning at Chicago public Library!
Chicago Public Library is not the library of your childhood. Its metamorphosis from a brick and mortar warehouse of books to a forward-looking 21st century learning center has reshaped its role in Chicago’s educational ecosystem.