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The Best Books of 2014...So Far
By ChiPubLib_Adults

It was difficult, but we've chosen what we think are 20 of the most essential titles of the year so far. We hope you find something to enjoy.…

Explore / great food
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Eating Globally: Cookbooks of Global Cuisine
By sea_otter

Learn about food and cultures from around the world through cookbooks. Steep yourself in the culture of Japanese tea ceremonies, or learn the…

If You Love / local history
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Archival Collection
Your Street Back-In-The-Day

Have you ever wondered what your street looked like 50 years ago? Check out our Street Photos Archival Collection.

If You Love / a great read
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Favorite Reads
By ChiPubLib_Celebrities

Mayor Emanuel recommends some of his favorite books.

If You Love / local history
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Old School Menus

Ever wondered what your favourite restaurant used to serve, stop by the library to look at 100's of historic menus.

Explore / Summer Reading
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An Interactive Experience with Monica McKayhan

This interactive "talk" will be you asking bestselling teen & tween author Monica McKayhan.

If You Love / baseball
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Take Me Out to the Ball Game!
By ChiPubLib_Kids

Get ready for opening day with these home run-hitting titles that will have baseball fans doing the wave!

If You Love / to laugh
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Can't put down rolling on the floor laughing books
By emerald2pac

Non- fiction funny books for adults , most likely just women

Explore / One Book One City
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Book Club Meeting

Come join us for a lively discussion at Central Library

If You Love / Jazz
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Grammy Winners for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album…
By fillups

The Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album has been presented since 1961. While there have been minor name changes, the current title…

Explore / staff picks
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Paranormal Romance
By EricaAtEla

Get started with a new genre!

Explore / staff picks
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Best Biographies & Memoirs of 2013
By ChiPubLib_Adults

Here are some of the top biographies and memoirs of 2013 according to sources such as: Amazon, NPR, Publishers Weekly, New York Times, New…

Explore / Summer Reading
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Summer Reading 2014 - Join Today!

Get signed up for summer reading today to claim your special summer reading package. Special programs for kids, teens and adults.

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