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The Newberry Library (Image: Gaylord Watson, Chicago Fire Map. 1871.)

The Newberry Library (Image: Gaylord Watson, Chicago Fire Map.

Chicago Public Library, a free resource for any and all city residents with branches all over the city!

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Check out a family pass to one of 14 Chicago area museums from your local Chicago Public Library with the Kraft Great Kids Museum Passes.

Read, Learn, Discover - Chicago Public Library - A great resource for books, programming and events!

NEW! Check out our new Chicago subject guide to learn about all things Chicago!

Check out our new Chicago subject guide to learn about all things Chicago!

Making + Learning in Museums & Libraries: A Practitioner's Guide & Framework

Making + Learning in Museums & Libraries: A Practitioner's Guide & Framework

Drawings and Letters: An Intimate Correspondence - Renaissance Society of America see Edward Muir, President

The Morgan Library & Museum to Begin of its Renowned Drawings Collection - Renaissance Society of America

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Most local public libraries offer online genealogy databases for their resident patrons to use for free by logging in with their library card number. You can find Chicago Public Library's here.

connections for Common Core?  Picture Chicago- images of Chicago

University of Illinois_Web & Print Resource links re: digitizing museum collections

The Art Institute of Chicago was founded as both a museum and school for the fine arts in 1879, a critical era in the history of Chicago as civic energies were devoted to rebuilding the metropolis that had been destroyed by the Great Fire of 1871. The Art Institute of Chicago collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality.

the Art Institute of Chicago - Free Winter Weekdays 2013 Admission to the Art Institute of Chicago is free to Illinois residents every weekday from January 7 through February

Chicago History Museum Research Center (Image: Swift and Company Postcard, 1893)

Chicago History Museum Research Center (Image: Swift and Company Postcard,

Art Institute - Ryerson Library (Photo used with permission of the Art Institute of Chicago)

Secret Libraries of Chicago

The Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, one of the few secret libraries in Chicago.

The Chicago Museum of Science and Industry's Summer Brain Games – Free Online Science Program for Kids. This year's projects include hydroponic gardens, balloon racers, water walls, weather stations, pinhole viewers, and more! #MSIsummerbrain #ad

Summer Brain Games - Science for Kids

The Chicago Museum of Science and Industry's Summer Brain Games – Free Online Science Program for Kids. This year's projects include hydroponic gardens, balloon racers, water walls, weather stations, pinhole viewers.

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago is an outstanding resource for military research

Pritzker Military Museum & Library is a nonpartisan research institution dedicated to enchancing public understanding of military history and the sacrifices made by men and women who have served.

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