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
5 Historical Facts You Didn't Know About ChicagoThere's plenty more to Chicago's history than the Great Chicago Fire. From a historic park system to a debate regarding the oldest home in the city, find out a little bit more about Chicago with these five facts.
South Side Library Features Treasure Trove Of African American HistoryCBS's Jim Williams reports the collection is the result of a visionary who started her work in the early 20th century.
'Nuns On The Bus' To Urge Chicagoans To VoteA national bus tour of nuns was set to make an appearance at the Lincoln Park branch of the Chicago Public Library on Tuesday, to encourage Chicagoans to vote in the midterm elections next week.
Libraries To Launch 'Internet To Go,' Loan Wi-Fi Devices To PatronsResidents in underserved areas with limited home access to the Internet will soon be able to go to the library and take the web with them.
Google, Chicago Public Libraries Partner To Offer Robots That Teach ProgrammingIn addition to the standard books and movies, you can now check out at Chicago Public Libraries small robots that teach computer programming.
Chicago Public Library Revamps WebsiteThe Chicago Public Library has supercharged its old workhorse website, unveiling a new site that is more user-friendly and up-to-date.
Harold Washington Library Displays Books Key To City's First LibraryPillows at the Harold Washington Library Center cushion the display of two books donated by Queen Victoria, who sparked British contributions to Chicago's first free public library.