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Chicago Public Library stands out from the pack thanks to programs catered for kids and families, teens, seniors and people looking for jobs.


New study ranks Chicago Public Library best urban library in US

by Ashley Hickey
Jan 23, 2014


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Chicago Public Library visitors take advantage of the library's free computer access.

A new international study ranked the Chicago Public Library the best urban library in the U.S. and third best in the world. 11 million people of all ages visit the library every year for everything from children’s books to help with job resumes.