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Be A Library Artist-in-Residence!!!

  Attention! Visual artists, writers, designers, composers, & other creatives!   Apply for our Library Artist- in-Residence Program! We offer a secured studio with unlimited access during Library hours, as well as exhibition, collaboration, and promotional opportunities. Come be a part of our creative community! Submit a 1-2 paragraph proposal of how you would like…

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Digital Display: Hoaxes, Hysterias, and Moral Panics

This spring, we are celebrating our URBAN LEGENDS: FROM PLAYGROUND LORE TO CULTURAL NORMS programming, which includes exhibits, panel discussions, campfire zoom events, scavenger hunts, and more! Visit cccurbanlegends.blogspot.com for more details… Textual Deceptions: False Memoirs and Literary Hoaxes in the Contemporary Era The Martians Have Landed!: A History of Media-Driven Panics and Hoaxes Bunk: The Rise…

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Digital Display | Cryptids

This spring, we are celebrating our URBAN LEGENDS: FROM PLAYGROUND LORE TO CULTURAL NORMS programming, which includes exhibits, panel discussions, campfire zoom events, scavenger hunts, and more! Visit cccurbanlegends.blogspot.com for more details… Abominable Science: The Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids Beasts: How to Draw Fantastic Predators, Creepy Crawlies, and Cryptids Mirabilis:…

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Digital Display: Sexual Assault and the Criminal Justice System

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Library gives you access to many books, e-books, and articles on various aspects of Sexual Assault Awareness. Policing Sexual Assualt The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses, and Sexual Assault Intervention Childhood Sexual Assault Victims: The Long-Term Outcomes after Testifying in Criminal Court Sexual Assault: The Victims…

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Digital Display | Chicago Urban Legends

This spring, we are celebrating our URBAN LEGENDS: FROM PLAYGROUND LORE TO CULTURAL NORMS programming, which includes exhibits, panel discussions, campfire zoom events, scavenger hunts, and more! Check out some titles available at the library that Chicago’s own legends and folklore… Chicago Stories: Urban Tales, Stories, and Legends from Chicago History The Great Chicago Fire…

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