Season's Greetings Card Giving ProgramIn Progress
With your generous efforts in recent years (2020, 2021, and 2022) supporting and sustaining the activities of the Chicago Public Library’s Edgewater Branch and Edgewater Village Chicago, volunteers each year shared the joy of giving…
Monday Matinee: The Bodyguard (1992)In Progress,
Join us for a special screening of The Bodyguard.
Best-selling pop diva Rachel Marron has a stalker whose obsession has risen to the level of disturbing threats. At the urging of her manager, Rachel hires former secret service…Registration closed
Teens HangoutIn Progress
Hey teens, need a place to gather your thoughts from the weekend. Need help with homework, I got the space for you stop by after school for a little fun and relaxation.
Come join us every Monday to hang out with staff,…
Drop by to learn about all the offerings we have for our teen patrons. Use our 3D printer, gaming systems and crafting supplies to make stickers, buttons, tote bags and more.
This event is for ages 10 to 19.
How to AttendThis event…
Are you feeling sad, worried or unsafe? A staff member from Apna Ghar is available to provide outreach information on free or low-cost healthcare, food assistance, legal aid and other community resources.
Apna Ghar ("Our Home"),…
Maker MondayIn Progress
Stop by to learn a new skill or create something fun! We have the 3D printer, vinyl cutter, laptops, gaming systems and more ready for you to use. Create some stickers, play some games and just have some fun! No experience is necessary.
YOUmedia Teen DSLR Camera CertificationIn Progress
Interested in photography or videography? Come to our certification to learn the basics of DSLR camera operation. Once you are certified you can use the DSLR camera kits in YOUmedia.For ages 14 to 18.How to Attend
This event takes place in…Registration closed
After School ActivitiesIn Progress
Looking for something to do after school? Need help with homework? Stop by for fun games, activities or crafts! Get help with your homework from a certified teacher. Find a good book to read.
Recommended for kids ages 6 to…
English as a Second Language (ESL) WorkshopIn Progress
Want to learn English? This class will help you in talking to your supervisors, your children’s teachers, neighbors, doctors and more. ESL classes are taught in small groups. They include speaking and writing, listening and…Registration requiredRegister for event
Join us for an afternoon of fun and friendly competition as we go on a quest to see who knows their pop culture. Win some fun and cool prizes! Come relax and make new friends or catch up with old ones.
How to Attend
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This 90 minute workshop is designed to help unlock the creativity of the participants. Our teaching artists utilize unique theater games and improvisation to explore specific techniques that bring a personal story to life.
We create a safe…Registration closed
Join us as we engage in arts and crafts using various techniques and technology to celebrate our favorite books and literary themes.
For kids 6 to 13.
How to AttendThis event takes place in person. Masks are strongly encouraged in all CPL…
Spend an hour each week working on a fun art project at our art club for teens! We will explore a new activity each week. Materials will be provided.
Questions about visiting the library? Check out our Using the Library FAQ.
Come and make a cinnamon stick ornament with us. It will leave your home smelling great! For adults 18+ Ven y has un ornamento usando ramas de canela. ¡Dejará tu hogar con un olor fantástico! Para adultos 18+
How to…Registration required (6 spots remaining)Register for event
Experience the excitement of a real pen pal club. We will write letters to kids at other branches of the Chicago Public Library and they will write letters to us.
For kids 5 to 12.
How to AttendThis event takes place in person. Masks are…
Join us for a family screening of Abominable.
A teen and her friends must outwit some evil villains in order to take a lost Yeti home, in this animated family comedy.
© Universal Pictures - 97 minutes - PG
Community Cinema is at a branch…
Make your own cards to send to family and friends this holiday season. Get crafty with paper, markers and a bit of creativity!
For kids ages 3 to 12.How to AttendThis event takes place in person. Masks are strongly encouraged…
Found it! Use printing techniques and recycled materials to create one-of-a-kind pieces of artwork.
Best for kids 6 to 12 years old.
How to AttendThis event takes place in person. Masks are strongly encouraged in all CPL locations.…Registration closed
We provide supplies and instructions for a fun craft!
For kids 5 and up and their families.
How to Attend
This event takes place in person. Masks are strongly encouraged in all CPL locations.
Questions about visiting the library?…
Explore what makes our transportation work the way it does. Children will be able to work on a project with provided materials and test how well their creations work. This month we'll be trying some stumping STEM challenges.
For kids 8 to…Registration required (8 spots remaining)Register for event