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  • Highlights from Printers Row Lit Fest

    Highlights from Printers Row Lit Fest
    Authors, book lovers and a group of 203 spontaneous dancers helped celebrate the written word in all its forms Saturday and Sunday at this year's Chicago Tribune Printer's Row Lit Fest. Approximately 250 authors participated in more than 100 free...
  • For the love of words

    For the love of words
    On Sunday afternoon at Printers Row Lit Fest, away from the crowds strolling through aisles of used books or the ruckus of tots being entertained at the Lil' Lit Park Neverland, Richard Ford took to the stage in the Harold Washington Library Center and...
  • February 9: Author - Wade Rouse Talks About His Book, It's All Relative

    February 9: Author - Wade Rouse Talks About His Book, It's All Relative
    Wade Rouse To purchase a copy of the book: It's All Relative: Two Families, Three Dogs, 34 Holidays, and 50 Boxes of Wine (A Memoir) Events: Tonight 6:00 p.m. The Chicago Public Library Harold Washington Library Center 400 State Street Chicago...
  • Chicago libraries now closed on Mondays

    Chicago libraries now closed on Mondays
    The city’s branch libraries will be closed all day on most Mondays instead of being closed during the morning on most Mondays and Fridays as Mayor Rahm Emanuel originally envisioned. The change in plans, quietly announced this week, is the result...
  • Chicago libraries to close all day most Mondays

    Chicago libraries to close all day most Mondays
    Chicago's branch libraries will be closed all day on most Mondays instead of being closed during the morning on most Mondays and Fridays, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel originally envisioned. The change in plans, quietly announced this week, is the result of a...
  • City libraries to be open Monday afternoons

    City libraries to be open Monday afternoons
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a plan today to keep the city's branch libraries open six days a week by rehiring union workers and relocating employees from the Harold Washington Library to the neighborhood outposts. Emanuel made the move without the...
  • Holiday closings for Monday

    Holiday closings for Monday
    Monday is the official Christmas holiday for many public agencies and businesses. The following public services will be affected: Government offices: Federal, state, county and city offices will be closed. Postal Service: There will be no regular...
  • February 1: Author - Lori Andrews, I Know Who You Are

    February 1: Author - Lori Andrews, I Know Who You Are
    Lori Andrews To purchase a copy of the book: I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy Event: February 1 6:00 p.m. Harold Washington Library Center 400 S. State Street Chicago www.loriandrews.com Tips: Be...
  • City announces new Monday hours for libraries

    City announces new Monday hours for libraries
    Chicago Public Libraries will be open four hours in the afternoon on Mondays starting next week, city officials announced today. Except for the main Harold Washington Library, and the Sulzer and Woodson regional branches, which are open every day,...
  • Chicagoland literary events: June 25 - July 1

    Saturday Arthur Plotnik will sign and discuss his book "Better Than Great: A Plenitudinous Compendium of Wallopingly Fresh Superlatives" at 12:15 p.m. in the Chicago Authors Room at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St.; free. The...
  • The inside story of CTA 'L' lines

    The inside story of CTA 'L' lines
    Are you in the Loop when it comes to knowing the ins and outs of the "L"? If all you know about the Green Line is that it's a Goose Island beer, you're in luck. Two Chicago groups are offering tours this summer that detail the intricacies of the CTA....