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Chicago Public Library
Fiscal Year: 
2014
Award: 
$5,000.00
City: 
Chicago
State: 
IL
Recipient Type: 
Library
Program: 
National Medal for Museum and Library Service
Issue Areas: 

The Chicago Public Library serves a city of 2.7 million residents, and offers dynamic, hands-on programs to promote lifelong learning and skills development for all ages. Its Maker Lab is designed to promote critical thinking and offers patrons an introduction to the latest technology. The library’s Summer Learning Challenge goes beyond books to encouraging early learners, teens, and even parents to advance their creativity through art, engineering, and interactive experiences.