March 28, 2017 6:00pm

Winter 2017 Speaker Series with Brad Hunt

Join us on March 28, 2017 for "Understanding Chicago's Planning History using the Chicago Collections Consortium" with Brad Hunt, PhD. Brad will speak on little-known aspects of the history of city planning in Chicago, drawing on the breadth and depth of resources available through the Chicago Colle… Read More >

January 26, 2017 6:00pm

Winter 2017 Speaker Series with Julia Bachrach


Join us for "Prairie Style in the Parks" on January 26, 2017. Historian and author Julia will explain the evolution of the Prairie style in the parks while highlighting the Chicago Park District’s partnership with the Chicago Public Library to digitize and preserve the district’s archival collection… Read More >

November 15, 2016 9:00am

Encountering Primary Sources: Teaching, Learning, & Critical Thinking

Join Chicago Collections and the Teaching with Primary Sources Program at DePaul University for an interactive workshop exploring ways to educate users of all ages on the effective use of primary sources. Read More >

October 27, 2016 10:00am

WEBINAR: An Introduction to Chicago Collections

Join us for this complimentary one-hour webinar to learn more about Chicago Collections, its current collaborations, and how you can get involved. Read More >

October 6, 2016 — October 8, 2016

#BigShoulders Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

#BigShoulders Edit-a-Thon - Become a Wikipedian! Join us to create and/or improve articles on Chicago topics that relate to our member collections and archives. Read More >

June 20, 2016 9:00am

RSVP today - Annual Members Meeting on June 20!

Join us on Monday, June 20, at The Newberry Library for the Chicago Collections Annual Members Meeting. RSVP today. Read More >