Cicero Public Library

Cicero Public Library We are the best public library in Cicero! Books, computers, quiet study rooms, Meeting/Conference rooms, and programs available for the public.
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The mission of the Cicero Public Library is to acquire and make accessible the information, materials and services needed by the residents of the Town of Cicero, and to support the principles of intellectual freedom. The Cicero Public Library’s collection consists of fiction and non-fiction titles both in English and Spanish, educational and feature DVDs and videocassettes, CDs and audiobooks in English and Spanish. The many services we provide for our residents are: Reference services, adult and children programs in English and Spanish, computer stations with Microsoft programs and internet access, free wi-fi, photocopiers, interlibrary loan and fax service. Although a Cicero Public Library card is required to use some of these services, many of the services are free of charge and available to patrons who do not have a Cicero Public Library card.

Open with service changes; Pickup available

Everything is up and running! Thank you for your patience.--Todo está funcionando!Gracias por tu paciencia.
02/08/2021

Everything is up and running!
Thank you for your patience.
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Todo está funcionando!
Gracias por tu paciencia.

We are experiencing technical difficulties on our website. We are working on getting it back and fully functional.You ca...
02/08/2021

We are experiencing technical difficulties on our website. We are working on getting it back and fully functional.
You can still access our online catalog for placing holds and curbside pick up here: https://catalog.swanlibraries.net/client/en_US/cis/
If you have questions regarding library cards or other library services, please call 708-652-8084 x5.
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Estamos experimentando dificultades técnicas en nuestro sitio web. Estamos trabajando en recuperarlo y totalmente funcional.
Todavía puedes acceder a nuestro catálogo en línea para colocar libros y recoger en acera aquí: https://catalog.swanlibraries.net/client/en_US/cis/
Si tiene preguntas sobre tarjetas de biblioteca u otros servicios de biblioteca, llame al 708-652-8084 x5.

02/08/2021
CPL Read-Along: Charlotte's Web Day 6 (Ch 11+ Ch 12)

“Some Pig” is what reads on Charlotte’s web one morning and now Wilbur is looked at in a different light! Our read along continues with Mr. Raul as he reads “Charlotte's Web” by E. B. White.
#cplreadalong #charlottesweb #wilbur #somepig #CiceroReads

02/08/2021
Town of Cicero

Town of Cicero

President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cicero Board of Trustees have designated the Cicero Stadium, 1909 S. Laramie, at as a temporary Warming Center for families or individuals whose homes experience heating problems.

The Cicero Stadium will be open beginning tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 6, from 8 to 8 pm every day until further notice.

This shelter is intended to help families to provide them with a place to go while seeking alternative accommodations until repairs can be made to their home heating.

Overnight stays are not be permitted.

Everyone must adhere to COVID-19 protections including the wearing of face masks and maintaining social distancing while in the warming center.

El presidente Larry Dominick y la Junta de Fideicomisarios de la ciudad de Cicero han designado el Estadio Cicero, 1909 S. Laramie, como un Centro de Calentamiento temporal para familias o individuos cuyas casas experimentan problemas de calefacción.

El Estadio Cicero estará abierto a partir de mañana sábado, de 8am a 8pm, todos los días hasta nuevo aviso.

Este refugio está destinado a ayudar a las familias con un lugar adonde ir mientras buscan alojamientos alternativos hasta que se puedan hacer reparaciones en la calefacción de su hogar.

No se permite pasar allí la noche

Todos deben adherirse a las protecciones COVID-19, incluido el uso de máscaras faciales y el mantenimiento del distanciamiento social mientras se encuentran en el centro de calentamiento.

02/08/2021
CPL Read-Along: Charlotte's Web Day 6 (Ch 11+ Ch 12)

“Some Pig” is what reads on Charlotte’s web one morning and now Wilbur is looked at in a different light! Our read along continues with Mr. Raul as he reads “Charlotte's Web” by E. B. White.
#cplreadalong #charlottesweb #wilbur #somepig #CiceroReads

How could you not fall in love with the library?#love #decorations #CreativeCicero #YesCicero
02/05/2021

How could you not fall in love with the library?
#love #decorations #CreativeCicero #YesCicero

Love is in the air at the Cicero Public Library! Check out our departments’ decorations and feel free to fall in love with your library’s services this month.
#love #decorations #CreativeCicero
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El amor está en el aire en la Biblioteca Pública Cicero! Echa un vistazo a la decoración de nuestros departamentos y siéntete libre de enamorarte de los servicios de tu biblioteca este mes.
#amor #decoraciones #CreativoCicero

Has cupid hit you with their love arrow yet? Hopefully you fell in love with the library. Make a date and visit us!😉🥰🤓📖-...
02/05/2021

Has cupid hit you with their love arrow yet? Hopefully you fell in love with the library. Make a date and visit us!😉🥰🤓📖
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¿Cupido ya te ha clavado su flecha de amor? Ojalá te hayas enamorado de la biblioteca. ¡Haz una cita y visítanos!😉🥰🤓📖

Library Lover's Day is coming!
As February 14 approaches, did you know that it is not only Valentine's Day? It's also Library Lover's Day! It is a day to honor libraries, librarians, bookworms, and library lovers in your life.
So make a date with your library! Get a library card💕.
For more information contact Circulation at 708-652-8084 ex. 5
#libraryloversday #cicerolibrary #YesCicero #CiceroReads #fallinlovewithabook

02/05/2021
Recipes with the CPL: Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Make your own chocolate dipped strawberries for any loved ones in your life by following this quick tutorial!
Ingredients:
-Clean and dry strawberries
-Chocolate Chips (White, Milk or Dark)
-Candy Sprinkles (optional)
-Microwave Safe Bowl
-Baking Tray
-Parchment Paper
#recipes #chocolatedippedstrawberries #love #treat #YesCicero

02/05/2021
Recipes with the CPL: Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Make your own chocolate dipped strawberries for any loved ones in your life by following this quick tutorial!
Ingredients:
-Clean and dry strawberries
-Chocolate Chips (White, Milk or Dark)
-Candy Sprinkles (optional)
-Microwave Safe Bowl
-Baking Tray
-Parchment Paper
#recipes #chocolatedippedstrawberries #love #treat #YesCicero

02/04/2021
CPL Read-Along: Charlotte's Web Day 4 (Ch. 7 and Ch. 8)

Wilbur learns some horrible news about his fate! But Charlotte has a plan. Our read along continues with Miss Paolia as she reads “Charlotte's Web” by E. B. White.
#cplreadalong #charlottesweb #wilbur #somepig #CiceroReads

02/04/2021
CPL Read-Along: Charlotte's Web Day 4 (Ch. 7 and Ch. 8)

Wilbur learns some horrible news about his fate! But Charlotte has a plan. Our read along continues with Miss Paolia as she reads “Charlotte's Web” by E. B. White.
#cplreadalong #charlottesweb #wilbur #somepig #CiceroReads

Presenting the CPL Writing Contest!  100 years have passed for the library and so many memories were made throughout the...
02/04/2021

Presenting the CPL Writing Contest!
100 years have passed for the library and so many memories were made throughout the years. Let us hear yours!
There are 3 different age groups so that anyone in the family can join in.

5-10 years: 100 words
11-16 years: 200-400 words
17 years & Up: 300-500 words

Make sure name and age are included at the top of the page. Both physical and digital copes accepted. Open to Cicero Library Card holders.

Digital: Email [email protected]
Physical: essay can be placed in a bag and dropped in our book drop .
LAST DAY TO SUBMIT IS MARCH 1ST

Prizes will be awarded for best essay in each age group! So let us know your best memories with the CPL and perhaps those memories will stay with us for 100 years more!
#CentennialCelebration #writingcontest #thisyearisouryear #100YearsStrong #YesCicero
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¡Presentando el Concurso de Escritura CPL!
Han pasado 100 años para la biblioteca y se han creado tantos recuerdos a lo largo de los años. ¡Escuchemos el tuyo!
¡Hay 3 grupos de edad diferentes para que cualquier miembro de la familia pueda unirse!

5-10 años: 100 palabras
11-16 años: 200-400 palabras
17 años en adelante: 300-500 palabras

Asegúrese de que el nombre y la edad estén incluidos en la parte superior de la página. Se aceptan copes físicos y digitales. Abierto para titulares de la tarjeta de la biblioteca de Cicero.

Digital: mande correo electrónico a [email protected]
Físico: el ensayo se puede colocar en una bolsa y dejar caer en nuestro depósito de libros.
ULTIMO DIA PARA ENVIAR 1 DE MARZO

¡Se dara premios al mejor ensayo en cada grupo de edad! ¡Háganos saber sus mejores recuerdos con la biblioteca de Cicero y quizás esos recuerdos se quedarán con nosotros durante 100 años más!
#celebraciondelcentenario #concursodeescritura #esteañoesnuestro #100añosfuertes #SiCicero

02/04/2021
Virtual Storytime- My Creepy Valentine

Cupid is very busy at the library, making sure people fall in love with their books! But when cupid falls in love with one of our books, we get a storytime! Listen in to “My Creepy Valentine” by Arthur Howard.
#storytime #valentines #cupid #ciceroreads

02/04/2021
Virtual Storytime- My Creepy Valentine

Cupid is very busy at the library, making sure people fall in love with their books! But when cupid falls in love with one of our books, we get a storytime! Listen in to “My Creepy Valentine” by Arthur Howard.
#storytime #valentines #cupid #ciceroreads

Cicero Public Library
02/03/2021

Cicero Public Library

Be a part of CPL history! We are calling for your home recipes! Snacks, entrees, desserts, drinks, we want them all to be part of our cookbook.
Email [email protected] with your name, age, and recipe or send a private message to us here! If you have pictures of your dishes send those in too! A copy of our cookbook will be added to the Local History room for future generations to enjoy.
The deadline for recipe submission is March 1st
#centennialcelebration #cookbook #letsgetcooking #YesCicero

02/03/2021
Cuentos en Español: La Escuela Sabana

La jirafa Julia tiene una lengua muy larga y se hace un lío con las palabras. Pero Paco siempre trata de animarla! Acompañenos hoy para cuentos en español con el cuento "La Escuela Sabana" escrito por Begona Oro.
#cuentos #cuentosenespañol #cicerolee

02/03/2021
Cuentos en Español: La Escuela Sabana

La jirafa Julia tiene una lengua muy larga y se hace un lío con las palabras. Pero Paco siempre trata de animarla! Acompañenos hoy para cuentos en español con el cuento "La Escuela Sabana" escrito por Begona Oro.
#cuentos #cuentosenespañol #cicerolee

SCAVENGER HUNT WINNERS There were 65 centennial buttons hidden in The Crib! We had one correct answer and two who were p...
02/02/2021

SCAVENGER HUNT WINNERS
There were 65 centennial buttons hidden in The Crib!
We had one correct answer and two who were pretty close.

1st place- Zuniga Araceli
Runner ups- Jairo Saucedo & Mayra Pasilla

Congratulations! We’ll be in contact to get your prizes to you. Thank you to all who participated and keep an eye out for more centennial events!
#CentennialCelebration #scavengerhunt #thisyearisouryear #100YearsStrong #YesCicero
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¡Había 65 botones centenarios escondidos en cuarto “The Crib” de jovenes! Teníamos una respuesta correcta y dos que estaban bastante cerca.

1er lugar- Zuniga Araceli
Finalistas- Jairo Saucedo y Mayra Pasilla

¡Felicidades! Nos pondremos en contacto para hacerte llegar sus premios. ¡Gracias a todos los que participaron y estén atentos a más eventos del centenario!
#celebraciondelcentenario #busquedavirtual #esteañoesnuestro #100añosfuertes #SiCicero

02/01/2021
CPL Read-Along: Charlotte's Web Day 1 (Ch. 1 and Ch. 2)

We are reading the classic tale “Charlotte's Web” by E. B. White. Follow along and listen to a story about a a livestock pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte.
#cplreadalong #charlottesweb #wilbur #somepig #CiceroReads

02/01/2021
Virtual Craft: Paper Plate Groundhog Craft

Make your own Groundhog this Groundhog day with Miss Paolina!
Supplies
-Paper Plate
-Paper (White and Brown)
-Craft Stick
-Glue
-Scissors
-Markers
-Pencil
#crafts #groundhog #groundhogday #CreativeCicero

Library Lover's Day is coming!As February 14 approaches, did you know that it is not only Valentine's Day? It's also Lib...
02/01/2021

Library Lover's Day is coming!
As February 14 approaches, did you know that it is not only Valentine's Day? It's also Library Lover's Day! It is a day to honor libraries, librarians, bookworms, and library lovers in your life.
So make a date with your library! Get a library card💕.
For more information contact Circulation at 708-652-8084 ex. 5
#libraryloversday #cicerolibrary #YesCicero #CiceroReads #fallinlovewithabook

Love is in the air at the Cicero Public Library! Check out our departments’ decorations and feel free to fall in love wi...
02/01/2021

Love is in the air at the Cicero Public Library! Check out our departments’ decorations and feel free to fall in love with your library’s services this month.
#love #decorations #CreativeCicero
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El amor está en el aire en la Biblioteca Pública Cicero! Echa un vistazo a la decoración de nuestros departamentos y siéntete libre de enamorarte de los servicios de tu biblioteca este mes.
#amor #decoraciones #CreativoCicero

This weekend is your last chance to participate! Give us your answers in the comments below!--¡Este fin de semana es tu ...
01/29/2021

This weekend is your last chance to participate! Give us your answers in the comments below!
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¡Este fin de semana es tu última oportunidad de participar! ¡Danos tus respuestas en los comentarios a continuación!

FIRST EVENT – VIRTUAL SCAVENGER HUNT
Can you find all the centennial buttons in this picture? Give us your final count and the first 10 to answer correctly will receive a prize! Open to all Cicero Public Library Card Holders. Winners announced February 1st.
#scavengerhunt #100YearsStrong #YesCicero
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PRIMER EVENTO - BUSQUEDA VIRTUAL
¿Puedes encontrar todos los botones del centenario en esta imagen? ¡Los primeros 10 en responder correctamente recibirán un premio! Abierto a todos los que pertenecen a la biblioteca pública de Cicero (tienen tarjeta de la biblioteca de cicero). Los ganadores se anunciaron el 1 de Febrero.
#busquedavirtual #100añosfuertes #SiCicero

01/29/2021

Make a cute snowman house craft with Miss Paolina!
Supplies:
-Paper Plate
-Paper (Purple, Black, Brown and Blue)
-Pencil
-Markers
-Scissors
-Glue -Buttons (optional)
#snowman #crafts #CreativeCicero

01/29/2021
Drawing Class: The Northern Lights

Get your art supplies and join Miss Vanessa’s art class as she shows us how to make a beautiful masterpiece of the Northern Lights.
Supplies:
-Paper: Black and a dark color for the background [like Grey, Blue or Green]
-Chalk
-White Paint
-Black Paint (optional)
-Paintbrush
-Old Toothbrush
-Toothpick
-Glue
-Scissors
#northernlights #auroraborealis #art #drawingclass #CreativeCicero

Senator Bernie has found a cozy place among our books XD  #berniesmittens #berniememes
01/28/2021

Senator Bernie has found a cozy place among our books XD
#berniesmittens #berniememes

We have plenty of crafts for your little ones! Call 708-652-8084 x7 and reserve yours today.
01/27/2021

We have plenty of crafts for your little ones! Call 708-652-8084 x7 and reserve yours today.

You can always pick up a Take Home Kit to follow along with some of our virtual programs! Get yours for the weekend! 708-652-8084 ext 7
#craftkits #takehomekits #curbsidepickup #CreativeCicero

Address

5225 W Cermak Rd
Cicero, IL
60804

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00
Thursday 09:00 - 20:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(708) 652-8084

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