EventsMeasuring OBOC’s Impact Over 20 Years

Measuring OBOC’s Impact Over 20 Years

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM


Researchers, experts and readers join a panel discussion on the impact of the One Book, One Chicago program over the last two decades. What can we learn about Chicago’s readers? How does a citywide reading program create community? These questions and more will be discussed. Panelists include John Shanahan, Associate Dean & Director of Liberal Studies at DePaul University and lead researcher of the Reading Chicago Reading study, Jennifer Lizak, coordinator of the One Book, One Chicago program, and Chicago author and teacher Kathleen Rooney.

How to Attend:

This event will take place live on CPL's YouTube channel. and CPL's Facebook page. You'll be able to ask questions during the event as well!
Can't make it to the live stream? We'll archive the video on YouTube to watch later as well.


Need captioning for this event? Please call (312) 747-4015. Requests must be made at least 10 business days before the event.

This event is part of the One Book, One Chicago 2021 season, exploring the theme "Neighborhoods: Our City's Bedrock" and the book Bedrock Faith by Eric Charles May. For more information visit

One Book, One Chicago
Suitable for:
History and Genealogy

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