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Prepare for the new normal with a free download of Millennial Samurai

Prepare for the new normal with a free download of Millennial Samurai
What does the new normal mean for your future? Empower, embrace are strong words from author and former Nevada Attorney General George J. Chanos in his new book Millennial Samurai that offers a roadmap for facing the challenges that lie ahead. COVID-19 has changed the world in ways we couldn’t have imagined as little as a few months... Read more »

Newberry Library Book Fair 2015: A Bookapalooza and more

Newberry Library Book Fair 2015:  A Bookapalooza and more
This year’s 31st annual Newberry Library Book Fair offers a literary taste of Chicago with a 4-day bookapalooza featuring over 120,000 used books in 70 categories plus an afternoon of debates, food trucks and musical entertainment. The book fair, which returns this Thursday through Sunday, has become an important part of the fabric of summer... Read more »

Chicago Public Library Launches One Book, One Chicago Online

Chicago Public Library Launches One Book, One Chicago Online
One Book, One Chicago (OBOC), the Chicago Public Library (CPL) program launched in 2001, is a popular citywide reading initiative that unites the city in the exploration of a common book through reading, lectures, panel discussions, events and more. The highly-anticipated yearly event has brought authors including Toni Morrison (A Mercy); Tom Wolfe (The Right Stuff)... Read more »
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Bookamania 2014: Brings Books to Life at Harold Washington Library Center

Bookamania 2014: Brings Books to Life at Harold Washington Library Center
Celebrate books at the 20th annual Bookamania festival of books coming to the Harold Washington Library Center (400 S. State St.) on Saturday, November 22, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you have kids or grandchildren between ages 3 and 10ish…or if you are a kid who loves to read (you must be... Read more »

One Book, One Chicago: Book Selection for 2014-2015 Announced

One Book, One Chicago: Book Selection for 2014-2015 Announced
It’s that time of year, again, to curl up with a good book. Thus making today’s announcement for One Book, One Chicago 2014-2015 right on target. At 1:00 p.m. this afternoon, Chicago Public Library Commissioner Brian Bannon and NPR Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me host Peter Sagal made the highly anticipated announcement. One Book, One Chicago,... Read more »
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