January 28, 2022

Illinois: Chicago Public Library and Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Announce New Partnership (CPL on CTA)

From CBS Chicago:

Mayor Emanuel announced Sunday a new partnership between Chicago Transit Authority and Chicago Public Library. WBBM’s Michele Fiore reports.

The partnership will offer riders access to Chicago-based content free of charge. The content includes e-books by Chicago authors and blog posts about the city.

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UPDATED: Video About CPL/CTA Project (via Chicago Tribune)

More New Library/Public Transit Partnerships

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