Chicago Public Library Posts Archive Of Speeches By Mayor Harold Washington, Born 99 Years Ago ThursdayNinety-nine years ago on Thursday, Chicago's first Black mayor, Harold Washington, was born.
Mayor Lightfoot Opens South Side Library, Announces Start Of 'One Summer Chicago'It's open to anyone between 14 and 24 years old.
Chicago Public Library Workers Wonder Why They're Not At Higher Priority Level For COVID-19 VaccineChicago's public library workers are on the front lines every day. But they say when it comes to pandemic protection, they're stuck at the back of the line.
CBS 2's Irika Sargent Appears As Guest Reader On 'Live From The Library'CBS 2's Irika Sargent may be an evening anchor, but Monday morning she became a guest reader on "Live From the Library" through the Chicago Public Library.
Mayor Lightfoot Names Head Of New Office Of Public Safety Administration; Public Library Commissioner Andrea Telli RetiringMayor Lori Lightfoot is losing a member of her cabinet, but gaining another.
CPL Features Obamas, Oprah Reading At 'Live From The Library'You can catch the readings weekdays on the CPL's Facebook and Instagram pages.
Chicago Public Library To Reduce Number Of Locations Open During Coronavirus PandemicThe Chicago Public Library on Wednesday announced that it is reducing the number of locations that will be allowed to stay open amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Nine Chicago Public Library Branches Add Sunday Hours TodayThe Portage-Cragin, Northtown, Dunning, Little Italy, Toman, Hall, Whitney Young, West Pullman, and Chicago Lawn branches will be open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays.
Damond Hampton Charged With Sexually Assaulting Girl In Public LibraryDramond Hampton was charged Wednesday with three felonies for allegedly sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in a Chicago Public Library, police said.
Girl, 11, Sexually Assaulted At Walker Branch Public Library In Morgan ParkPolice said the girl was at the library with her mother, and when her mother left the room they were in, a male walked in and sexually assaulted the girl.
Nine Chicago Public Libraries To Begin Sunday Hours This WeekendStarting Dec. 22, nine branch libraries will be open on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Chicago Public Library To Eliminate Overdue Fines, Wipe Out Existing DebtsThe Chicago Public Library will eliminate all late fines starting Tuesday – and wipe out all users’ existing fines – becoming the largest public library system in the U.S. to go fine-free.
$5M Grant To Pay For Chicago Library Branch At Obama CenterThe MacArthur Foundation plans a $5 million grant to create a new Chicago Public Library branch at the Obama Presidential Center.
Should Book Choices Be Private? Harold Washington Library Patron Calls For ChangeA Chicago woman is accusing the Harold Washington Library of failing to protect the privacy of its patrons—and the library is responding tonight.
Mayor Emanuel Drops Plan To Sell Mural Worth Millions"It just seemed like a way of exploiting the work of artists in the city for short-term gain in a really shortsighted kind of way."