Chicago Public Library
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Chicago on Stage Lecture Series
Chicago Public Library put on a series of 25 lectures and panel discussions devoted to the history and development of theater in Chicago. The programs were held jointly by the Lake View Branch of Chicago Public Library and the CPL/Cultural Center, and made possible in part through grants from the Illinois Humanities Council and Illinois Arts Council.
Chicago Public Library Archives. 125th Anniversary Records
Documents the activities held to celebrate the Library’s 125th year of operation.
Chicago Public Library Archives. Author Event Videos
These recordings show some of the public programs Chicago Public Library has offered between 1995 and 2011. There is a wide variety of authors in this collection, from bestselling authors to local, emerging talent. In addition to fiction writers, the collection features poets, journalists, actors, chefs, scientists and scholars, and programs include author talks, panel discussions, dramatic readings and poetry recitals.
Chicago Public Library Archives. Chicago Cultural Center Contractor Bids
Chicago Public Library Archives. Early CPL
Chicago Public Library Archives. Harold Washington Library Center, Design Build Competition Records
Leland B. Elder, Jr. Papers
David Gremp Photographs
As part of the CETA/Neighborhood Arts Program in Chicago, David Gremp was the artist-in-residence assigned to the Chicago Public Library. His photographs document the neighborhoods surrounding 13 library branch locations including Austin, Chatham, Chinatown, Garfield Park, Hyde Park, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, Little Village, Lower Westside, Pullman, Scottsdale, Uptown, and Washington Heights.
Meet the Playwright Lecture Series
In November 1986, Chicago Public Library hosted a series of 15 lectures and panel discussions in which Chicago playwrights discussed their work, presented performance excerpts and answered audience questions.