Please join Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Sinfonietta, as we read, learn, discover and discuss the Radical Histories of the West Side.
This reading group meets in the Richard M. Daley Meeting Room Wednesdays, June 22 - July 13,…
Film Screening: The Hate U Give (2019)In Progress
Teens: Join us for a film screening of The Hate U Give. This event will take place in the Teen Reading Room on the 1st Floor.
A young black student from a poor neighborhood who attends a prep school in an affluent area finds her uneasy…
Film Screening: Sing 2 (2021)In Progress
Join the West Chicago ave Branch for a family movie night of Sing 2! Theater owner Buster Moon sets his sights on producing a brand-new musical with his troupe in the glamorous Redshore City. To gain the support of a ruthless…
STEAM MakersIn Progress
Spark your curiosity with book-inspired design challenges and craft materials, including LEGO® challenges on 7/21 & 8/18.
For kids 6 to 12.
How to Attend
This event takes place in person. We encourage those who are not vaccinated,…
From visionary filmmaker Lana Wachowski comes “The Matrix Resurrections,” the long-awaited fourth film in the groundbreaking franchise that redefined a genre. The new film reunites original stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in the…
Join us as we make our way through the good, the great and the... underwhelming of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We'll be showing each movie in release order as part of the 2019 Summer Learning Challenge, so stop by…
Be a part of the Brighton Park Branch's graphic novel and manga club. Each month we will read and discuss a graphic novel and a manga selection.
Come for the books, stay for the conversations that can be anything from the details of the…Registration requiredRegister for event
A young diplomat sleeps under the hydrangea bushes in the Art Institute’s Helen and Jeffery Tenderpocket Theoretical Garden, a long plastic strip of lollipops dangling out of their cutoff jeans. Jorge and Kestutis, two Sox fans of wildly…
Join us at the Mount Greenwood Library for a fun night of games and music. Multiple games will be available to play including UNO, Bingo and Phase 5. There will be a competition board available for you to compete with other players.
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Join Jeffery Manor Branch as they show you how to navigate Chicago Public Library's webpage for jobs and starting a small business.
How to AttendThis event takes place on Zoom. Register at least 24 hours before the event. Chicago Public…Registration required (8 spots remaining)Register for event
Do you knit, crochet, embroider or do another needlecraft? Join Logan Square's Thursday Knitting Circle. Show us your work and learn from others in the group. No experience required.
How to Attend This event takes place in person. Masks are…Registration closed
Join us for a community screening of episodes from this original documentary series, Chicago Stories from WTTW uncovering Chicago’s fascinating history. Each story presents an entertaining and intriguing tale about…
Join the Knight Moves chess club for an evening of game play and strategy lessons.
Due to COVID / social distancing requirements there is a maximum capacity of 14 players in our auditorium.
Please contact the library at 312-746-4329 to…Registration required (13 spots remaining)Register for event
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Join Brainerd Branch Book Club for a discussion of The Game Never Ends by Zaire Crown.From hard times to getting it all, one woman must fight to keep her fortune, her family, and her life, in this intense, unpredictable…Registration closed
Join us this month as we discuss El buen doctor by Paul Kalanithi.This discussion will be conducted in Spanish Únase a nosotros este mes mientras discutimos El buen doctor por Paul Kalanithi .
How to AttendThis event takes place…
Best Picture nominee about four teens coming of age in an Indiana college town, where one of them has a passion for bicycle racing. Screenwriter Steve Tesich won an Oscar.
©Twentieth Century Fox - 100 Minutes - Rated PG
Community Cinema is…
Do you enjoy browsing through cookbooks? Do you love trying new dishes? Are you looking for new recipes to wow your family and friends?
Then grab your apron and get cooking! Our August selection is Jacques Pépin Quick + Simple. We will…Registration closed
Join us at the West Lawn Branch as we enjoy yoga and its benefits. All yoga levels welcome!!! Equipment is provided.
Acompáñenos en West Lawn Branch mientras disfrutamos del yoga y sus beneficios. Todos los niveles de yoga son…Registration required (14 spots remaining)Register for event
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Share your story by creating your own reading material! Whether you are interested in poetry or prose, join writer Donna Pecore and the Budlong Woods Branch on each week for the Budlong Writing Workshop.Share your workSupportive…Registration requiredRegister for event