Join a film screening of parts 1 and 2 of “Kaskaskia and the Pursuit of a More Perfect Union,” the two-part documentary feature from Illinois Humanities about the nuanced history of Kaskaskia, Illinois’ first state capital.
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Build a helicopter that flies while carrying one penny.
For kids ages 6 to 12.
How to Attend
This event takes place in person. Masks are strongly encouraged in all CPL locations. Register by 9:30 a.m. Friday, November…Registration closed
Stretch, meditate and relax. Classes are provided by Esperanza Health Center and great for beginners.
Estira, medita, y relájate. Las clases son gratis y proveídas por Centro de Salud Esperanza. Las clases son perfectas para…Registration requiredRegister for event
With your generous efforts in 2020 and 2021 supporting and sustaining the activities of the Chicago Public Library Edgewater Branch and Edgewater Village Chicago, volunteers each year have shared the joy of giving holiday cards to…
Join the Kelly Branch for an informal get together to talk about tips and resources available to search your family history. Beginners and experience searchers are welcome. How to AttendThis event takes place in person and online. Please…Registration closed
Drop in during Open Shop to:Get a brief software overviewFind out how we can help with your projectCheck out what people are makingUse a laser cutter, electronic cutter, 3D printer, sewing machine, milling machine, hot glue guns, and your…
Do you have trouble with computers? Join Mr. Z and the Douglass Branch for a basic computer course where you will learn:How to use a mouseHow to navigate a keyboardHow to complete a basic internet search
So, join us and develop your…Registration required (4 spots remaining)Register for event
Learn about the parts of Medicare:What does part A, B, C, & D mean?When should I enroll?If I am working, do I need to enroll in Part B?Are all supplemental plans the same?
Find unbiased answers to these and other questions you may…Registration required (18 spots remaining)Register for event
Practice your American Mahjong game with other players at the Roden Branch. All levels of play are welcome, a basic knowledge of the game is needed. No registration is necessary.
How to Attend This event takes place in person. Masks are…
Please join in the discussion of Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson.
How to Attend This event takes place in person. Masks are strongly encouraged in all CPL locations. Questions about visiting the library? Check out our Using the…
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Join us for a discussion of A Wild Winter Swan by Gregory Maguire."Laura lives on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, in a lonely townhouse she shares with her old-world, strict, often querulous grandparents. But the arrangement may be…Registration closed
Join King Branch for a discussion of Steph Cha's Your House Will Pay.
"In the wake of the police shooting of a black teenager, Los Angeles is as tense as it’s been since the unrest of the early 1990s. But Grace Park and Shawn…
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Join Kelly Branch's story time, especially for our littlest patrons! We share songs, rhymes and books, plus suggestions for at-home activities.
For kids 0 to 5 and their caregivers.
How to Attend
This event takes place on Zoom.…Registration closed
Join the Back of the Yards staff for a Stuffed Animal Story Time & Sleepover Party especially for our littlest patrons! We’ll share songs, rhymes and books, plus have fun activities for our favorite stuffed animals. If the stuffed…
Marshall's Crocheting CircleCanceled
Do you want to learn how to crochet? Do you know how to crochet? Participants will learn stiches, patterns, new tips, and new tricks. New projects will be started and do bring your current work in progress projects. Crochet hooks and…
Come join us here at West Lawn Branch as we play a bunch of giant games including foosball, tic tac toe and giant four in a row!
Únase a nosotros aquí en la biblioteca de West Lawn para jugar con la versión gigante de juegos que…Registration closed
Join us for a screening of Ratatouille.A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds…
Do you want to learn how to crochet? Do you know how to crochet? Participants will learn stiches, patterns, new tips, and new tricks. New projects will be started and do bring your current work in progress projects. Crochet hooks and…Registration closed
The whole family can participate in this beginners class, which focuses on the basics of creating one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces using beads, raw materials and metals. Learn skills such as threading, fastening and wirework.
After learning…Registration closed