LIBRARIES TRANSFORM » Discovery Starts at the Library


Librarians can help you find your “aha!” moment, whether you’re researching in the stacks, innovating in a makerspace or embracing creativity in an arts program.

Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper recorded his first mixtape in the Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia studio*—Chance is just one of many visionaries who got started by exploring at the library.

Learn what can you do to help spread the word about the important role of libraries in people’s lives.

*Stephens, Alexis. “Why Chance the Rapper Loves the Chicago Public Library,” Next City, March 2015. Available at:

Because \"eureka\" moments happen here.

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