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  • Workshops & Discussions
    Friday, February 15th, 12:30 PM–1:30 PM

    All are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. In February, we read and discuss Olio by Tyehimba Jess. Space is limited to 15 participants. To register, please...

    Tyehimba Jess
  • Workshops & Discussions
    Monday, February 18th, 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

    All are welcome to a discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney, Library Coordinator. In February, we focus on rhythm, the audible pattern formed of stressed and unstressed...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Wednesday, February 27th, 5:00 PM–7:00 PM

    All are welcome to a discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney, Library Coordinator. This poetry discussion and creative writing workshop explores and celebrates Chicago and the many poets...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Thursday, March 7th, 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

    Join us for a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop in conversation with the artworks in "All have the same breath," on view at Gallery 400, and led by Maggie...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Friday, March 8th, 12:30 PM–1:30 PM

    All are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. In March, we read and discuss Hard Child by Natalie Shapero. Space is limited to 15 participants. To register,...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Wednesday, March 13th, 5:00 PM–7:00 PM

    All are welcome to a discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. This poetry discussion and creative writing workshop focuses on found poetry, which refashions a non-poetic text (newspaper...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Saturday, March 16th, 1:00 PM–3:00 PM

    All are welcome to a discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In March, we celebrate the poetry broadside and the current Poetry Foundation Gallery exhibition, The Lushness...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Monday, March 18th, 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

    All are welcome to a discussion and creative writing workshop led by Maggie Queeney. In March, we focus on the ghazal, an intricate Eastern lyric that Agha Shahid Ali described...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Wednesday, March 20th, 5:30 PM–7:30 PM

    All are welcome to a poetry discussion and creative writing workshop in conversation with two Block Museum of Art exhibitions: Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time and Isaac Julien’s groundbreaking...

  • Workshops & Discussions
    Tuesday, March 26th, 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

    The Hannah Arendt Poetry and Philosophy Address invites Fred Moten and Robert Gooding-Williams to engage in conversation about the place of poetry in a world increasingly defined by political and...

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Monday–Friday
11AM – 4PM
Extended Hours
Saturday, February 9, 11–4PM
Tuesday, February 19, 4–7PM
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Building Closures:

The building will be closed early at 2PM on Friday for maintenance.