The Library’s story extends beyond the pages of its books. It is a patchwork of stories of children hungry to learn, of teens exploring the world around them, men and women pursuing lifelong learning and better futures, of seniors excited to learn to use computers for the first time, families creating memories over books and toys, immigrants learning to read and write…it is a story of a vibrant community. You. Me. Us. We are part of Chicago Public Library’s rich and thriving story.
Special shout out to our friend Cicero Chimbanda who runs the Soldier Field 10 Mile on May 26 to raise funds for Chicago Public Library YOUmedia internship program.
What does a collaboration between professional photographers and Chicago teens look like? Find out at The Shot Collective’s next event, A YOUmedia Lookbook!
Terra Foundation for American Art awards the Chicago Public Library Foundation a grant for YOUmedia teen program as part of Art Design Chicago.
You might think that a single individual can’t make much impact but we have proof that dedication and good partners can change lives for the better.