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Chicago Tribune
Chicago won't see eclipse spectacle of Carbondale, but excitement palpablemay be hard-pressed to find them, as giveaways were scooped up immediately, and
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
may be hard-pressed to find them, as giveaways were scooped up immediately, and stores and online sites were selling out. Chicago Public Library branches partnered with Adler Planetarium to give away eclipse glasses last Monday. At 9 a.m., people... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Where to Find Eclipse Glasses in Chicago Area by Mondayto the public, but only two pairs of glasses will be allowed per adult. Chicag
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
to the public, but only two pairs of glasses will be allowed per adult. Chicago Public Libraries: Beginning Aug. 14, all Chicago Public Library locations were providing free solar eclipse glasses to patrons. Up to two pairs of glasses were being... Read more
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Boston Herald
As interest in eclipse reaches frenzy, viewing glasses in short supplysolar eclipse glasses have become scarce just as demand has reached a frenzy le
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
solar eclipse glasses have become scarce just as demand has reached a frenzy less than a week from the Aug. 21 event. The Chicago Public Library announced it would give away 15,000 pairs, only to be greeted with lines Monday that stretched out the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
As interest in eclipse reaches frenzy, viewing glasses in short supplysolar eclipse glasses have become scarce just as demand has reached a frenzy le
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
solar eclipse glasses have become scarce just as demand has reached a frenzy less than a week from the Aug. 21 event. The Chicago Public Library announced it would give away 15,000 pairs, only to be greeted with lines Monday that stretched out the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Graphic novel seeks to show CPS students the importance of urban planningheart of a three-year citywide education initiative, "Meet Your City," that the
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
heart of a three-year citywide education initiative, "Meet Your City," that the foundation is carrying out with CPS and the Chicago Public Library. The American Planning Association is supporting the effort, which aims to get the novel to 30,000... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sulzer Regional Library to host first Comic Festthese texts. Norris and Adams hope that Comic Fest helps raise awareness of zin
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
these texts. Norris and Adams hope that Comic Fest helps raise awareness of zines’ official circulation within the Chicago Public Library system. “We used to have spaces where you can sit and read them,” says Norris, “But, I don’t think... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Do we love the Picasso now? Celebrating the 50th birthday of this gift to the cityand the Chicago Children’s Choir and the After School Matters Orchestra. The pr
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
and the Chicago Children’s Choir and the After School Matters Orchestra. The program will also have teens from YouMedia, a Chicago Public Library digital learning initiative, interviewing “attendees while in character as the legendary Studs... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Proximity to total solar eclipse prompts flurry of events in Chicago areavisitors will receive free eclipse viewing glasses. A number of viewing station
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
visitors will receive free eclipse viewing glasses. A number of viewing stations will also be available for attendees. •Chicago Public Library will host a suite of events at its Chinatown, Lozano, Manning, McKinley Park, Near North, North... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago art fairies are a myth: This is how sculptures find a homewas always creating art through different organizations including the Cultural
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
was always creating art through different organizations including the Cultural Center, which originally stemmed from the Chicago Public Library. Thanks to the multitudes of organizations who place art around Chicago, here's a brief look into how... Read more

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