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The CLPL building is closed, but Virtual CLPL is open with programs, services and a call center. Material due dates have been extended to July 1. No materials can be returned at this time. 

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
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Age
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This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Every Monday in the month of May explore one of Chicago’s world class museums from the comfort of your home! This week, visit Sue the T. Rex while you explore specially curated content, online exhibits and virtual reality walk-thrus of The Fi...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Babytime with Ms. Seanine

May 11, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
Tick Tock! Ms. Seanine demonstrates how to do a Babytime favorite lapsit. Click here to watch this program at 10 am on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Storytime with Ms. Susan

May 13, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
Ms. Susan and RO share a great book about exercise. How many of these moves can you do? Let's have fun with movement and animals. Click here to watch this program at 10 am on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Story and a Snack with Ms. Kristen

May 13, 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
Ms. Kristen and her daughter will demonstrate how to make delicious Apple Pie Cups inspired by the story, "Even Aliens Need Snacks," by Matthew McElligott. Click here to watch this program at 1 pm on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Every Monday in the month of May explore one of Chicago’s world class museums from the comfort of your home! This week, see some of the art world's most iconic masterpieces while you explore specially curated content, online exhibits and...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Storytime with Ms. Karamy

May 18, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
Join Ms. Karamy as she reads the classic story Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban. Click here to watch this virtual storytime at 10 am on the CLPL YouTube channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Storytime and STEM with Ms. Terri

May 20, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, STEM, Storytime
Event Details:
Ms. Terri shares the song Mr. Sun with sign language and reads First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. After watching, learn more by downloading Ms. Carrie's STEM activity about sequencing. Click here to watch this virtual storytime at 10 am...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Ms. Seanine will read a story and then SOUL Harbour Ranch Animal Therapy will have a virtual meet and greet with all of their animals. Children will be able to ask questions about the animals at SOUL Harbour Ranch. You will receive a Zoom l...

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This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Music and Science with Emmy Brockman

May 21, 2020
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, STEM
Event Details:
Join award-winning children's musician and educator Emmy Brockman for a fun virtual romp with music and science. Each class features live music, body movement, science experiments, and special activities you can try at home. Recommended ages 0-6. Upc...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual - Feelings Friday

May 22, 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Family
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
We have lots of feelings every day and especially right now. Join Ms. Ashlee for a story and an activity to explore our feelings. Click here to watch this virtual storytime at 1 pm on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Virtual - Stew Cohen Reads "The Call of the Wild" Chapter 1

May 24, 2020
7:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Join radio personality Stew Cohen (Star 105.5) for this exciting presentation of Jack London's short adventure novel "The Call of the Wild." Visit the CLPL YouTube Channel to listen to Chapter 1. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Every Monday in the month of May explore one of Chicago’s world class museums from the comfort of your home! This week explore specially curated content, online exhibits and virtual reality walk-thrus of The Shedd Aquarium using Google Arts &...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Babytime with Ms. Seanine

May 27, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
The Itsy Bitsy Spider - Ms. Seanine shows how to play and sing with babies. Click here to watch this virtual storytime at 10 am on the CLPL YouTube channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Storytime and STEM with Ms. Susan

May 27, 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, STEM, Storytime
Event Details:
Join Ms. Susan and RO as they read Three Cheers for Tacky by Helen Lester and then discuss what it means to be a good teammate and a good friend. Click here to watch this virtual storytime at 1 pm on the CLPL YouTube channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Babytime with Ms. Seanine

June 1, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
Ram Sam Sam - Ms. Seanine shows how to play and sing with babies. Click here to watch this virtual program at 10 am on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Poetry with Ms. Susan

June 1, 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
Join Ms. Susan and RO as they share poetry from the book Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein and then create a poem of their own. Click here to watch this virtual program at 1 pm on the CLPL YouTube channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Storytime with Ms. Susan

June 3, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
Join Ms. Susan and RO as they share the story Diary of a Spider  by Doreen Cronin. Click here to watch this virtual storytime at 10 am on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Story and a Snack with Ms. Kristen

June 3, 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest
Event Details:
Ms. Kristen and her daughter make healthy no bake chocolate treats and recommend some great books about chocolate. Click here to watch this virtual program at 1 pm on the CLPL YouTube channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Caudill Book Club Grades 4 - 8

June 3, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Caudill Book Club is back. Join Ms. Seanine for her annual summer book club. This is a special program for students in 4th - 8th grades. We will pick books to read from the 2021 Caudill Book Award Nominee list and then discuss them. Grab a snack ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Babytime with Ms. Seanine

June 8, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
"This is the way the lady rides" - Ms. Seanine shows how to play and sing with babies. Click here to watch this virtual program at 10 am on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Storytime with Ms. Susan

June 8, 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join Ms. Susan and RO as they share the book All By Myself by Ivan Bates. Click here to watch this storytime at 1 pm on the CLPL YouTube Channel. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Paper Towel Prints

June 10, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, General Interest
Event Details:
Learn how to make your own colorful prints! Grab some paper towels, washable markers, blank paper, and a spray bottle of water and join our youth librarian Dawn as she shows us how to make this cool craft! Click here to watch this program at 10 am on...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Storytime with Ms. Susan

June 10, 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual CLPL
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest, Storytime
Event Details:
You never know where you will meet a friend. Join Ms. Susan and RO as they share the story Clarence Goes Out West and Meets a Purple Horse by Jean Ekman Adams. Click here to watch this virtual storytime at 1 pm on the CLPL Yo...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Caudill Book Club Grades 4 - 8

June 10, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Caudill Book Club is back. Join Ms. Seanine for her annual summer book club. This is a special program for students in 4th - 8th grades. We will pick books to read from the 2021 Caudill Book Award Nominee list and then discuss them. Grab a snack ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Virtual - Behind the Scenes Shedd Aquarium Sharks!

June 16, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Event Details:
Get up close and personal with some of Shedd Aquarium's most popular Wild Reef residents: sharks! Witness how Shedd staff members feed these animals, design an identifiable tag for different shark species and even calculate how much food the&nbs...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Caudill Book Club Grades 4 - 8

June 17, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Caudill Book Club is back. Join Ms. Seanine for her annual summer book club. This is a special program for students in 4th - 8th grades. We will pick books to read from the 2021 Caudill Book Award Nominee list and then discuss them. Grab a snack ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Virtual - Caudill Book Club Grades 4 - 8

June 24, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual CLPL
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual CLPL
Age Group: Youth, Teen
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
The Caudill Book Club is back. Join Ms. Seanine for her annual summer book club. This is a special program for students in 4th - 8th grades. We will pick books to read from the 2021 Caudill Book Award Nominee list and then discuss them. Grab a snack ...