Dining Out in Chicago: Discussion

A discussion panel featuring Dining out in Chicago: A Breezy History from Beaubien’s Tavern to Tasting Menus will be held at the Uptown Branch, Chicago Public Library on Saturday, February 4 at 2:30 p.m. Chicago historian and urbanologist Max Grinnell will take patrons on a tour-du-table utilizing rare photographs, historic photographs, visual ephemera and his own sage … Continue reading Dining Out in Chicago: Discussion

The Grace of Silence: Memoir

Celebrate African American History Month with a discussion of The Grace of Silence by Michele Norris, former co-host of NPR’s All things Considered. The memoir became a profoundly personal and bracing journey into her family’s past. Norris traveled from her childhood home in Minneapolis to her ancestral roots in the Deep South to explore the reasons for … Continue reading The Grace of Silence: Memoir

BPN Spotlight: Uptown Branch, Chicago Public Library

Our local library opened June 6, 1993. It was built in the Prairie Style of architecture. The red brick building which is located at 929 West Buena serves Uptown as a hub for community, learning, and storytelling. Under the enthusiastic leadership of Branch Manager and Librarian Mary Clark, her colleagues Laura Jenkins, Children’s Librarian and … Continue reading BPN Spotlight: Uptown Branch, Chicago Public Library

Uptown Library Calendar of Events

Uptown Library is part of the Chicago Library system, located at 929 W. Buena Ave. between Sheridan and Broadway. Contact by phone at 312-744-8400 or by email here. Its website is here. Hours: Monday, Wednesday – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday – 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday – Closed Monthly Book Discussion: … Continue reading Uptown Library Calendar of Events