Chicago Public Library

Type: Organization
Name: Chicago Public Library
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

In Chicago, the future of tech could be at your local library

The Harold Washington Library Center in Chicago, which is the central library for the Chicago Public Library System. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) At least if you're in Chicago. The Windy City is leading the way when it comes to innovating libraries, making a trip ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

East Chicago Public Library's looking for friends

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library needs friends. And Christine Russell is out to find them.Russell serves as president of the Friends of the East Chicago Public Library, a nonprofit organization that works to promote use of the library and ... [Published NWI Times - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

West Chicago library board seeks to fill vacancy

WEST CHICAGO – The West Chicago Public Library District Board of Trustees is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy until the next library election in April 2015, the board announced in a news release.Anyone interested in being considered for this position ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Library Notes: Die Musikmeisters to perform at Waukegan Public Library

Grayslake Area Public Library100 Library Lane (847) 223-5313; www.grayslake.infoTrain display: Take an exciting look at Omar Rasidagic’s expansive train collection at 1 p.m. at 3 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19. Omar will be present to answer questions and inspire ... [Published Lake County News Sun - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Flock to Florian Fest for fun, food

This weekend, Chicago’s Hegewisch neighborhood will have more to celebrate than the opening of the new underpass. It’s also time to enjoy St. Florian Parish’s annual St. Florian Fest.The fun kicks off with a car show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 11 at ... [Published NWI Times - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Public Library to Accept All State-Issued Id's for Library Cards

CHICAGO, Sept. 29 -- The City of Chicago issued the following news release:Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that the Chicago Public Library will now accept all forms of State ID to issue Library cards to residents, enabling more Chicagoans to take advantage ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

These Adorable Library Robots Can Recite Poetry

[embedded content]Along with the usual selection of books and old DVDs that you can find at most public libraries, Westport Public Library in Connecticut just made two adorable additions: Vincent and Nancy, two humanoid robots that patrons can program ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Chicago libraries accept immigrant licenses as ID

The Chicago Public Library has begun accepting special immigrant driver's licenses as identification for obtaining a library card.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Public Library To Accept All State-Issued Id’s For Library Cards

The Policy Includes Acceptance of the Temporary Visitor Driver's License; Providing Library Cards to More Chicago Residents Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that the Chicago Public Library will now accept all forms of State ID to issue Library cards ... [Published Noodls - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

RPM Advertising marks 20 years with support for learning

RPM Advertising held a grand 20th anniversary affair at the Chicago Cultural Center on Aug. 21.Almost 400 well-wishers celebrated under the Tiffany dome of the center’s Preston Bradley Hall.RPM partners Steve Platcow and Mark Malin marked the milestone ... [Published Vernon Hills Review - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

West Chicago library to host flu shot clinic

WEST CHICAGO – The West Chicago Public Library District will host a Walgreens flu shot clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 10 in the library program room.Flu shots are recommended for everyone older than six months of age. No appointments are necessary. ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Launches Online Community Forum To Engage With Chicago Residents

Building on Success of Previous Public Comment Efforts, New Portal Will Solicit Ideas From the Community to Improve City ServicesMayor's Press Office    312.744.3334Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the launch of CHIdeas, an online community forum to ... [Published City of Chicago - Sep 23 2014]

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"And then with those funds that the friends make, we make donations back to the library like for children's programs" she said
"Part of being an immigrant-friendly city means ensuring that all of our residents, regardless of citizenship status, feel welcome at all our Chicago Public Libraries" said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. …
Earlier this year, Mr. Hales published "Outside the Gates of Eden: The Dream of America from Hiroshima to Now" an ambitious history of America from World War II onward

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Bill Coffee Elected Reaching Across Illinois Li... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 17 2014]
East Chicago Public Library's looking for friends [Published NWI Times - Oct 16 2014]
West Chicago library board seeks to fill vacancy [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Oct 15 2014]
In Chicago, the future of tech could be at your... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 15 2014]
Library Notes: Die Musikmeisters to perform at ... [Published Lake County News Sun - Oct 14 2014]
Flock to Florian Fest for fun, food [Published NWI Times - Oct 08 2014]
The Houston Public Library [Published Examiner.com - Oct 03 2014]
Legacy Foundation announces $760K in awards [Published Post-Tribune - Oct 02 2014]
When Robots Join the Library [Published Examiner.com - Oct 01 2014]
Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Public Library ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 01 2014]
Peter Bacon Hales, professor at UIC, dies [Published Chicago Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
These Adorable Library Robots Can Recite Poetry [Published Motherboard Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
Chicago libraries accept immigrant licenses as ID [Published Fort Mills Times - Sep 30 2014]
Chicago libraries accept immigrant licenses as ID [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 30 2014]
West Chicago library to offer program for young... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Sep 29 2014]
Humanoid Robots to Make Debut at Connecticut's ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 29 2014]
Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Public Library ... [Published Noodls - Sep 29 2014]
RPM Advertising marks 20 years with support for... [Published Vernon Hills Review - Sep 27 2014]
Hungry for more artful quasi-camp? Check out Li... [Published Chicago Reader - Sep 25 2014]
Chicago Cultural Mile to host Endless Summer St... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 24 2014]
Chicago Cultural Mile to host Endless Summer St... [Published CW 50 Detroit - Sep 24 2014]
Evening with the Iowa & Illinois Poets Laureate [Published Quad-Cities Online - Sep 23 2014]
West Chicago library to host flu shot clinic [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Sep 23 2014]
Mayor Rahm Emanuel Launches Online Community Fo... [Published City of Chicago - Sep 23 2014]
Banks and Ford named 2014-2015 co-chairs of pla... [Published ALA - Sep 22 2014]
'Think of the Children' tells the history of ce... [Published Chicago Reader - Sep 19 2014]
Blog Post: Getting Down to Business [Published Institute of Museum and Library Services - Sep 17 2014]
Internet reforms could limit low-income consume... [Published Chicago Reporter - Sep 17 2014]
New Albany Park Library Opens [Published Examiner.com - Sep 17 2014]
Gay music legend dies; O'Donnell on Boomer List... [Published Windy City Times - Sep 17 2014]
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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 ...
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