CPL Features Obamas, Oprah Reading At 'Live From The Library'You can catch the readings weekdays on the CPL's Facebook and Instagram pages.
7 Best Books Written By Internet CelebritiesThere used to be a day when celebrities were movie stars and rock stars. The World Wide Web changed everything and created a whole new brand of star: the Internet sensation.
7 Best Books For Fall Book Club PicksSchool is back in session and the first hint of fall is in the air, grown-ups are hitting the books, too. Here are 7 picks your club will love to cozy up to this autumn.
Best New Books For Spring Book Club PicksSpring has sprung, the weather is (finally!) warming up, and we are excited gather over a glass of crisp white wine and discuss the seasons hottest books with our favorite girlfriends. Our sister company, Simon & Schuster, is celebrating the resurgence of sunshine and greenery with the book club picks to keep you and your club reading throughout cherry blossom season.
Best Book Club Picks For Women's History MonthMarch is Women’s History Month and our sister company Simon & Schuster has put together a list of book club picks that celebrate female voices!
Dogs Helping Kids Learn To Read At 13 Chicago Public SchoolsBooks, computers, and even apps can help your children learn to read, but at 13 Chicago Public Schools, young students are becoming better readers thanks to dogs.
Kitchen Basics: Know Your Oven From The Joy KitchenMegan Scott, from Joy Of Cooking and the blog The Joy Kitchen, shares tips on how to know your oven.
Vegan Baking Recipes From The Skinny BitchKim Barbouin, author of the Skinny Bitch series, shares her favorite vegan sweets recipes so you can bake up a storm.
Best Children's Books For Back To SchoolWhether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.
Principal Camps Out On Roof After Students Meet Reading GoalsHawthorne Scholastic Academy Principal Nate Pietrini asked all teachers at Hawthorne to set a reading goal for their class in an effort to increase the amount of time kids spent reading.
Most Community-Centered Bookstores In ChicagoIf you think independent bookstores in Chicago only sell books and magazines, think again. The following community-focused independent bookstores offer a slew of activities and events for readers of all ages.
Best Specialty Bookstores In ChicagoIf you want to go off the beaten path in Chicago, check out the following specialty bookstores.
Upcoming Events: Free Ice Cream, Hobbits & Sleepy BooksIt's raining, it's April, deal with it. Here's some stuff to do so go do it! Ice cream! Hobbits! Books about sleeping! What else do you need?
5 Indie Chicago Authors And Publishers To Watch Out ForChicago takes pride in its talented residents. Unfortunately, that talent may be harder to see and get a feel for when looking for the writing elitists. If you want to get a taste of what the talented minds of Chicago are filling the pages with, all hope is not lost.
Southwest Side Teacher Still Going At Nearly 100 A Southwest Side teacher will soon celebrate a milestone birthday.