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Upcoming Events

May 2018

ProjectArt Class- Ages 4-7

May 29 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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One event on April 10, 2018 at 4:15pm

One event on April 17, 2018 at 4:15pm

One event on April 24, 2018 at 4:15pm

One event on May 8, 2018 at 4:15pm

One event on May 15, 2018 at 4:15pm

One event on May 22, 2018 at 4:15pm

One event on May 29, 2018 at 4:15pm

Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Weekly art classes for children ages 4-7 with our artist in residence, B'Rael.

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ProjectArt Class- Ages 8-12

May 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 27, 2018

One event on April 10, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on April 17, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on April 24, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on May 8, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on May 15, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on May 22, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on May 29, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on April 11, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on April 18, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on April 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 2, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 9, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 16, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 23, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 30, 2018 at 4:30pm

Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Weekly art classes for children ages 8-12 with our artist in residence, B'Rael.

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ProjectArt Class- Ages 8-12

May 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 27, 2018

One event on April 10, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on April 17, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on April 24, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 8, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 15, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 22, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 29, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on April 11, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on April 18, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on April 25, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 2, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 9, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 16, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 23, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on May 30, 2018 at 4:30pm

Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Weekly art classes for children ages 8-12 with our artist in residence, B'Rael.

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June 2018

Anime Day: Watch Anime

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Are you a fan of Anime or Manga? Stop in and watch some anime with us. We'll talk about all our favorite shows, manga, and more! Got an anime suggestion? Let us know!

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Imagine Doing More: Painting Birdhouses

June 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Come decompress from a long week with, relaxing music and the strokes of a paintbrush. This program is made possible as part of a 2018 Teen Summer Challenge: Imagine Doing More! #ImagineAtCPL #CPLTeens This is program for teens in high school.

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Film Screening: The Year We Thought About Love

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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What happens when a diverse group of LGBTQ youth dares to be "out" on stage talking truthfully about their lives? As they create a play about love, a theater troupe of Queer youth celebrates the fullness of their lives as young artists and activists. (Running time: 68 minutes)

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Adult Book Discussion: Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

June 16 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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This month's book discussion will feature Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates by Brian Kilmeade. Did you know that Tripoli declared war on the United States and that Thomas Jefferson sent a small squadron of ships that were eventually lead into a series of battles? Kilmeade discusses the story of Thomas Jefferson's task of defending America in the somewhat-forgotten war against the Tripoli Pirates. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk for check out after the May book discussion.

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Chess Club

June 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 17, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on May 12, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 11, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 10, 2018 at 3:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Make new friends while playing chess in a community environment. Beginning and advanced players are welcome.

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Science Exploration

June 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 17, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 24, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 31, 2018 at 4:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Create, read and explore all about the science of Earth. Each week we will discover a new concept with a cool, hands-on project. ( Registration Required at the branch)

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Toddler Story Time

June 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on June 28, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on July 19, 2018 at 10:30am

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Become a super star reader with stories, rhymes and games that highlight all that we can explore on Earth.

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Slow Cooker Club

June 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on March 15, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on May 24, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on June 21, 2018 at 5:30pm

Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Looking for ideas for easy, healthy meals? Learn how to prepare simple, delicious meals using just a slow cooker. Kick off our new cooking club by enjoying a delicious slow cooker dish. Our first meeting will feature a recipe selected by our librarians. We will share slow cooker ideas and choose a theme for our next meeting. There will also be a selection of cookbooks available for checkout that feature slow cooker recipes.

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Spanish Language Club

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 25, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 24, 2018 at 3:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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The club focuses on Spanish pronunciation and grammar. Join us for activities highlighting the culture and history of Spanish speaking countries. Open to teens and adults.

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Tech Tuesday: CPL Has an App for That

June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Did you know that you can read books and graphic novels, listen to music, watch TV shows and movies, or even learn a new language on your smartphone or tablet with your CPL library card? Stop in to learn about all the useful apps that you can use with just your library card. Feel free to bring your phone or device. Not sure if you can make it? Make an appointment with our CyberNavigator or speak with a Librarian to…

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Science Exploration

June 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 17, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 24, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 31, 2018 at 4:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Create, read and explore all about the science of Earth. Each week we will discover a new concept with a cool, hands-on project. ( Registration Required at the branch)

Find out more »

Film Screening: The Year We Thought About Love

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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What happens when a diverse group of LGBTQ youth dares to be "out" on stage talking truthfully about their lives? As they create a play about love, a theater troupe of Queer youth celebrates the fullness of their lives as young artists and activists. (Running time: 68 minutes)

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Toddler Story Time

June 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on June 28, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on July 19, 2018 at 10:30am

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Become a super star reader with stories, rhymes and games that highlight all that we can explore on Earth.

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Creative Space at Richard M. Daley Library

June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 28, 2018 at 4:00pm

Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Feeling creative or looking for a relaxing space? Stop in and work on a creative activity of your choice. No art or crafting experience required. Some craft supplies will be provided including: origami paper, recycled materials, coloring sheets, crayons, and colored pencils. Feel free to bring your own projects and supplies. We will also have some easy to follow templates and a selection of books for inspiration. Image Source: Canva.com June 28 is Creative Space: Seed Paper Craft

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Books and Brews: Swing Time

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roots Handmade Pizza, 1924 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, 60622 United States
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Join us at Roots Pizza for our monthly Books and Brews book discussion, a book club that meets at a bar/restaurant. This month we'll discuss Swing Time by Zadie Smith. Copies of the book are available for check out at the West Town Branch Library. This event is for ages 21 and up.

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July 2018

Play Day at Humboldt Park Library

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Play Day is an open, unstructured playtime for kids and their caregivers.

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Toddler Story Time

July 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on June 28, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on July 19, 2018 at 10:30am

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Become a super star reader with stories, rhymes and games that highlight all that we can explore on Earth.

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Chess Club

July 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 17, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on May 12, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 11, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 10, 2018 at 3:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Make new friends while playing chess in a community environment. Beginning and advanced players are welcome.

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Science Exploration

July 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 17, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 24, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 31, 2018 at 4:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Create, read and explore all about the science of Earth. Each week we will discover a new concept with a cool, hands-on project. ( Registration Required at the branch)

Find out more »

Toddler Story Time

July 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 28, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on July 19, 2018 at 10:30am

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Become a super star reader with stories, rhymes and games that highlight all that we can explore on Earth.

Find out more »

Spanish Language Club

July 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 25, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 24, 2018 at 3:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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The club focuses on Spanish pronunciation and grammar. Join us for activities highlighting the culture and history of Spanish speaking countries. Open to teens and adults.

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Science Exploration

July 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 17, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 24, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 31, 2018 at 4:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Create, read and explore all about the science of Earth. Each week we will discover a new concept with a cool, hands-on project. ( Registration Required at the branch)

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Heal Yourself With Crystals + Minerals

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Crystals have been used for their healing properties for millennia, also working to help people balance and center themselves. Take your health into your hands and join us for a conversation and workshop on crystal + mineral energy healing.

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Science Exploration

July 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 17, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 24, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 31, 2018 at 4:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Create, read and explore all about the science of Earth. Each week we will discover a new concept with a cool, hands-on project. ( Registration Required at the branch)

Find out more »
August 2018

Chess Club

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 17, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on May 12, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 11, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 10, 2018 at 3:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Make new friends while playing chess in a community environment. Beginning and advanced players are welcome.

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Play Day at Humboldt Park Library

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Play Day is an open, unstructured playtime for kids and their caregivers.

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Digital Storytelling

August 21 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Record and share a story from your life or your imagination.

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Books and Brews: Association of Small Bombs

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roots Handmade Pizza, 1924 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, 60622 United States
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Join us at Roots Pizza for our monthly Books and Brews book discussion, a book club that meets at a bar/restaurant. This month we'll discuss The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan. Copies of the book are available for check out at the West Town Branch Library. This event is for ages 21 and up.

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Spanish Language Club

August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 25, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 24, 2018 at 3:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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The club focuses on Spanish pronunciation and grammar. Join us for activities highlighting the culture and history of Spanish speaking countries. Open to teens and adults.

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Imagine Doing More Summer Showcase + Photography Workshop with Jim Kropp

August 30 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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As we bring the summer to a close, we'll recap on our summer adventures and all we learned about our natural, industrial and social-emotional environments. Open to teens 13-18. This program is made possible as part of a 2018 Teen Summer Challenge: Imagine Doing More! #ImagineAtCPL #CPLTeen.

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September 2018

Chess Club

September 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 17, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on May 12, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 11, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 10, 2018 at 3:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Make new friends while playing chess in a community environment. Beginning and advanced players are welcome.

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Medicare 101

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Michael Ortiz from Premier Medicare Benefits will help you understand what Medicare covers and what it doesn't and your potential for out of pocket exposure. Enrollment periods, Medicare parts A, B, C and D, as well as how to cover the gaps in Medicare will be discussed.

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Spanish Language Club

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 25, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 24, 2018 at 3:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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The club focuses on Spanish pronunciation and grammar. Join us for activities highlighting the culture and history of Spanish speaking countries. Open to teens and adults.

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Books and Brews: The Girls

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roots Handmade Pizza, 1924 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, 60622 United States
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Join us at Roots Pizza for our monthly Books and Brews book discussion, a book club that meets at a bar/restaurant. This month we'll discuss The Girls by Emma Cline. Copies of the book are available for check out at the West Town Branch Library. This event is for ages 21 and up.

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October 2018

Chess Club

October 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 17, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on May 12, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 11, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 10, 2018 at 3:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Make new friends while playing chess in a community environment. Beginning and advanced players are welcome.

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Spanish Language Club

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 25, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 24, 2018 at 3:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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The club focuses on Spanish pronunciation and grammar. Join us for activities highlighting the culture and history of Spanish speaking countries. Open to teens and adults.

Find out more »
November 2018

Chess Club

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 17, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on April 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on May 12, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 11, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 10, 2018 at 3:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Make new friends while playing chess in a community environment. Beginning and advanced players are welcome.

Find out more »

Spanish Language Club

November 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on June 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on August 25, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 24, 2018 at 3:00pm

Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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The club focuses on Spanish pronunciation and grammar. Join us for activities highlighting the culture and history of Spanish speaking countries. Open to teens and adults.

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Books and Brews: Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roots Handmade Pizza, 1924 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, 60622 United States
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Join us at Roots Pizza for our monthly Books and Brews book discussion, a book club that meets at a bar/restaurant. This month we'll discuss Dreamland by Sam Quinones. Copies of the book are available for check out at the West Town Branch Library. This event is for ages 21 and up.

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