CPL – Bezazian Branch

CPL - Bezazian Branch - 1226 W. Ainslie St. Serving Uptown and Edgewater, the Bezazian Branch of the Chicago Public Library​ opened at 1226 W. Ainslie Street on January 26, 1957. It features a display of photos of the neighborhood in the 1970s, as well as a mural painted by local children. Our favorite feature,... Continue Reading →

CPL – Edgewater Branch

CPL - Edgewater Branch - 6000 N. Broadway Good morning! Apologies for not posting more, the recent icy cold has forced us inside, but we're back and exploring all things literary related in the city! Today we're looking at the Edgewater Branch of the Chicago Public Library.Located at 6000 N. Broadway, the Edgewater Branch opened... Continue Reading →

Heirloom Books

Heirloom Books - 6239 N. Clark St. Every morning on my way to work I would pass Heirloom Books on Clark Street in Edgewater and say "I need to go in there sometime." We finally made it and I'm glad we did - it's a charming, winding used bookstore packed with great stuff. Stopping first... Continue Reading →

Two Little Free Libraries in Edgewater

This relatively new project has already taught me a number of things, including just how many Little Free Libraries there are in the Chicago area! We recently moved from San Diego, which, I though, had a good number of LFLs, but now it's clear just how few they have in comparison. I work a few... Continue Reading →

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