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Staff Picks

Squirrel: In Memoriam

We fondly remember our dear squirrel friend whose unfortunate demise brought a pause to our routines on this, the 10th day of August, 2019.

July 2019 Staff Picks

Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library. Visit our Books page for previous lists of recommendations.

Play Ball: Baseball Bios of the Past

Major League Baseball is back. While waiting to see which teams come out on top this year, read about famous players from past eras.

Lesbian YA to Knock Your Socks Off

Sometimes young girls, and not so young women, need a book that just...gets them.

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Kids in Space: Mission to Mars

Aug 28th | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
In this introductory workshop, kids (5-7) will blast off on an exciting engineering journey and learn about Mars rover technology in an…

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Kids in Space: Mission to Mars

Aug 28th | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
In this introductory workshop, kids (5-7) will blast off on an exciting engineering journey and learn about Mars rover technology in an…

Whether you're into science, science fiction, or astrology, you'll find a galaxy of resources here.

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10 to Try: Women in Science

Did you see the movie Hidden Figures? Are you participating in our 10 to Try challenge this year?

Space Oddity (or, eight books about the final frontier)

We have BOOKS. We have books about SPACE. Read them or E.T. will never phone home.

Comics for Han Solo Fans

If you want more Han Solo before the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, here are some comics featuring the Millennium Falcon's owner.

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hgibbins said:

An excellent follow-up to the original series. We need many more of this type of program in order to help combat the superstitious mumbo-jumbo that we…

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Old Cosmos, or New Cosmos?

Old Cosmos, or New Cosmos?

Old Cosmos, or New Cosmos?

  • Carl Sagan all the way!
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mridder said:

Cosmos is an outstanding series. Carl Sagan does an amazing job of making science accessible and showcasing the wonders of the universe. In some ways I…

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Aug 28th | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
In this introductory workshop, kids (5-7) will blast off on an exciting engineering journey and learn about Mars rover technology in an…
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