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City wants giant street puppets to boost tourism

Emerald ash borer dooms 400 trees in 45th Ward; 425 more on chopping block

Chicago's top cop: 'Lax' gun laws hamper crime-fighting

Chicago Public Library launches new website

The Chicago Public Library on Thursday unveiled its new-and-improved website, ChiPubLib.org, part of the library’s push to expand its digital offerings.

Library officials designed the new website in collaboration with BiblioCommons. The company provides a library catalog platform to 200 libraries around the world, according to a Mayor’s Office press release.

CPL funded construction of the new website through a $1 million Chicago Public Library Foundation grant.


Chicago Police underreported number of 2012 aggravated assault and battery, audit finds

Kedzie Avenue to be dug up as crews replace aging water mains

Chicago street cleaning begins tomorrow

Wi-Fi hot spots, laptops to be loaned by libraries under pilot program

Stony Island could lose traffic lanes to make way for bike lanes

Pilsen street beautification would shut down part of Laflin Street