Chicago Public Library
Since 1873, the Chicago Public Library has offered equal access to information, ideas, and knowledge through books, programs, and other resources. Modern technology has increased that access and the Library has kept pace, offering free Internet access, WiFi and over 80 online newspapers, magazines, and databases. The Library welcomes and supports all people in their enjoyment of reading and their pursuit of lifelong learning through free author talks and educational programs every month in each of the 79 locations throughout the city. Celebrate the freedom to read, to learn, and to discover.