Chicago Public Library

Type: Organization
Name: Chicago Public Library
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

West Chicago library invites new cardholders for National Library Card Sign-up Month

WEST CHICAGO – The West Chicago Public Library District is encouraging all library district residents to sign up for a library card during National Library Card Sign-up Month in September.A library card allows access to free databases, online homework ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Food depository providing meals for kids ending

Story Posted: 08/26/2014Chicago Public Library partnered with the Greater Chicago Food Depository on a pilot program to distribute free meals to children 18 and under at two CPL locations.The program, which started August 11, and ran for three weeks, ... [Published Chicago Crusader - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Severe thunderstorm warning, power outages, major flight delays at O'Hare and Midway>

CHICAGO (WLS) --A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for much of the Chicago area, causing power outages across the area as well as a ground stop at Midway and major delays at O'Hare airport.The severe thunderstorm warning includes Cook, Lake and ... [Published WLS Chicago - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Chicago weather: Heat index could top 100 degrees, storms cause air delays>

CHICAGO (WLS) --Storms rolling through the Chicago area have caused a ground stop at Midway International Airport and ground delays at O'Hare International Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Delays at O'Hare are currently averaging ... [Published WLS Chicago - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Immunizations and annual physicals key to healthy start to school

With the school year starting in just a few weeks, the Cook County Health & Hospitals System is reminding families that it is time to start getting ready for a new year filled with bright starts — and healthy kids. Families will soon be eligible for CountyCare, ... [Published Extra News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Reduced price food program ready to deliver in Lake County

Three Lake County locations have been picked for the delivery of fresh produce and meats at discounted prices through the Chicago-based nonprofit Top Box Foods.When the program goes live next month, it will mark the organization’s first food deliveries ... [Published Lake Forester - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

West Chicago library offers free adult computer classes

WEST CHICAGO – The West Chicago Public Library District is offering several free adult computer classes throughout September.Classes include:• Introduction to Computer Basics, 6 p.m. Sept. 3• Introduction to Email, 2 p.m. Sept. 9• Microsoft Word, 10 a.m. ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Kids get free meals at Chicago library branches

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago children are now getting fed at the public library. In a news release, the Chicago Public Library announced it is partnering with the Greater Chicago Food Depository in a pilot program that distributes free lunches to children ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

West Chicago library to offer kindergartner readiness class

WEST CHICAGO – The West Chicago Public Library District is offering parents and their kindergartners an opportunity to get ready for their big first day of school.Parents are invited to join in as library staff and incoming kindergartners share stories ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Chicago Public Library hosts first ever Back To School-A-Palooza Children's Concert Series

Story Posted: 08/06/2014Chicago Public Library invites elementary school-age children, 5 – 12 years old and their families, to the first ever Back to School-A-Palooza, a series of 20 children’s concerts to be held August 23 through August 29 at twenty ... [Published Chicago Crusader - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Bulletin Board: School board meetings, planning and zoning, more

Wednesday, Aug. 6Community High School District 128 : Committee of the Whole meets 6 p.m., 50 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills.Gurnee : Planning and Zoning Board meets 7:30 p.m., 325 N. O’Plaine Road.Thursday, Aug. 7Grayslake Community High School District ... [Published Lake County News Sun - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

West Chicago library hosts PAWS to Give Drive

WEST CHICAGO – The West Chicago Public Library District is hosting its PAWS to Give Drive through Saturday.A collection box is located in the Youth Department of the library for residents to donate items to the homeless and rescued animals housed at DuPage ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Aug 05 2014]

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...Gonzales is "not rehabilitated" nor "fit to practice law." He owes the city more than $100,000 in default judgments, she said, and "has benefit of assistance of powerful businessmen and politicians in the citycity of Chicago."
"It's been really hot and humid and I'm sorry I didn't bring a bottle of water. I hope my husband doesn't see this!" Jamie Hague said. "By the lake it really is much cooler."
...sample the free and discounted 2 nd Fridays offerings," according to J R Davis , Chairman and President of the Chicago Cultural Mile Association.  "This month's 2 nd Fridays programs promise to be the best yet by providing a great variety of art, culture and fun for everyone who visits the Chicago Cultural Mile" he continued
Regarding eRead Illinois, R A I L S Executive Director Dee Brennan stated, "ERead Illinois is a major success story - not just for RAILS but for the entire State of Illinois. We are so appreciative of the Illinois State Library's awarding of this grant to RAILS and IHLS so that we could improve access to e-books in Illinois libraries."

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West Chicago library invites new cardholders fo... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Aug 26 2014]
Food depository providing meals for kids ending [Published Chicago Crusader - Aug 26 2014]
Lawyer disbarred for 3 decades in Greylord scan... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Aug 26 2014]
Writers Boot Camp with Jeffery Renard Allen to ... [Published Books Live - Aug 26 2014]
Severe thunderstorm warning, power outages, maj... [Published WLS Chicago - Aug 25 2014]
Chicago weather: Heat index could top 100 degre... [Published WLS Chicago - Aug 25 2014]
Immunizations and annual physicals key to healt... [Published Extra News - Aug 21 2014]
Reduced price food program ready to deliver in ... [Published Lake Forester - Aug 20 2014]
West Chicago library offers free adult computer... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Aug 19 2014]
Express Yourself: CPS Students Promote Peace wi... [Published Make It Better - Aug 18 2014]
Kids get free meals at Chicago library branches [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 14 2014]
Blog Post: IMLS Convenings Focus on Learning Sp... [Published Institute of Museum and Library Services - Aug 13 2014]
West Chicago library to offer kindergartner rea... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Aug 12 2014]
Chicago Public Library hosts first ever Back To... [Published Chicago Crusader - Aug 08 2014]
Chicago Cultural Mile announces August's 2nd Fr... [Published Good Day Sacramento - Aug 08 2014]
Bulletin Board: School board meetings, planning... [Published Lake County News Sun - Aug 06 2014]
West Chicago library hosts PAWS to Give Drive [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Aug 05 2014]
State Librarian Jesse White Awards Nearly $2 Mi... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 04 2014]
Siskel’s Black Harvest, Aug. 1-28, best ever at 20 [Published ReelChicago - Aug 01 2014]
I miss reading bedtime stories with my little girl [Published Chicago Now - Jul 31 2014]
Peters library offers programming robots for re... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 31 2014]
North Chicago comprehensive plan kickoff meeting [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 29 2014]
Inequity in park access lingers [Published Chicago Reporter - Jul 29 2014]
‘Freedom Now’ [Published Chicago Reporter - Jul 29 2014]
What is the Library of Congress? Part XI [Published Examiner.com - Jul 28 2014]
West Chicago library patrons discover world of ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Jul 25 2014]
What is eRead Illinois? [Published Examiner.com - Jul 24 2014]
RAILS Unveils Strategic Plan [Published Examiner.com - Jul 24 2014]
Libraries will lend out WiFi hotspots to foster... [Published Engadget - Jun 25 2014]
President Obama to Host First-Ever White House ... [Published SpaceRef - Jun 18 2014]
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Libraries will lend out WiFi hotspots to foster... [Published Engadget - Jun 25 2014]
For the less fortunate, a library may be the only reliable way to get online. But what do they do after hours, or when they can't make the trek? That's where a pair of Knight Foundation grants may prove vital. Both the Chicago Public Library and Ne ...
50 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Chicago [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 26 2014]
The Windy City will blow you away. 1. Spray paint was invented in Chicago in 1949. 2. Chicago River is the only river in the world that flows backward. 3. Chicago is home to Lincoln Park Zoo, one of the world's last free zoos. 4. The Art Institute ...
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