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Current book and video displays: Explore Chicago Opportunities

Student Provocative Gallery (Bishop Quarter Room): graphic novels

New Books are displayed across the North window ledge.

This year marks the centennial of the birth of Gwendolyn E. Brooks (1917–2000), Illinois Poet Laureate, the first black winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and lifelong resident of Chicago. See our holdings.

We wish a happy new era for Librarian Dave Kohut, who has retired.

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