National Public Lands Day September 28th

Date: 
Sat, 09/28/2019 - 8:00am to 7:00pm

National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest, hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance America's public lands. Join the staff and fellow volunteers at Indiana Dunes State Park to help improve one of our many native habitats. Wear comfortable clothes; work glove and equipment will be provided.  More details available soon.  

“GAME OF THRONES” AUTHOR GEORGE R. R. MARTIN TO BE HONORED WITH CARL SANDBURG LITERARY AWARD AT OCTOBER 10 CELEBRATION

Date: 
Thu, 10/10/2019 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Public Library Foundation announced today that fantasy and science fiction writer George R. R. Martin will receive the 2019 Carl Sandburg Literary Award. Martin is best known for his epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, which inspired the HBO series Game of Thrones.

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