Celebrate African-American History Month With Chicago Public LibraryMore than 40 events, workshops and programs will mark the month, which honors the culture, history and achievements of African Americans. All are free to the public.
Emanuel, City Officials Break Ground On Branch Library ProjectsMayor Emanuel announced the beginning of construction on three co-located housing and library developments being built across the city.
Whitney Young Library Getting $12 Million MakeoverPublic Library Director Brian Bannon says the new facility will feature an early learning play space and a high-tech media lab for teenagers.
CPL, Operation Warm Giving Away Coats SundayChicago Public Library and Operation Warm will give away 150 new winter coats to kids at the Chicago Lawn branch.
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.

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