New Chicago Municipal ID To Function As Transit, Library CardThe City Clerk’s office will oversee the program, and the CTA will provide blank Ventra cards to make the 3-in-1 card possible.
New Children's Library Opens At Harold Washington LibraryThe remodeled children's library was designed to encourage learning through play.
Chicago Public Library To Receive African American History Digital Archive This SummerThe History Makers, the Nation’s largest African American video oral history archive, is making its collection available on-line through the Chicago Public Library starting this summer.
Architects Selected To Design New Library And Housing FacilitiesThree architecture firms were announced that will design new Chicago Public Library branches that are co-located with housing facilities.
Chicago Public Library Shares African American History With Digital ArchiveThe Chicago Public Library launched a digital archive representing African American "History Makers."
CTA, Chicago Public Library Partner To Offer Free Content For RidersMayor Emanuel announced Sunday a new partnership between Chicago Transit Authority and Chicago Public Library.
Alderman Seeks To Ban Sex Offenders From Children's Sections At LibrariesA City Council panel has backed a proposed ordinance aimed at keeping convicted sex offenders away from children using public libraries.
City To Expand Library Facilities In Public Housing DevelopmentsLibrary Commissioner Brian Bannon said the new facilities would be built in the CHA’s Roosevelt, Northtown, and Independence communities.
New Library Coming To Altgeld GardensThe City of Chicago announced Wednesday it will build a new, state-of-the-art library at Altgeld Gardens, in partnership with the Chicago Housing Authority.
Library Amnesty Program Nets Thousands Of Overdue ItemsA two-week amnesty program for returning overdue books and other materials to the Chicago Public Library without a fine has proven to be a big success.
Chicago Public Library Waives Fines For Overdue MaterialThe Chicago Public Library wants patrons to return their materials, and it won't ask any questions--or collect any fines.
Best Library Programs For Kids In ChicagoIn addition to being a wellspring of learning and free information, the library can also offer kids a place to socialize and exchange ideas