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Silent Reading Parties

Inspired by silent reading parties from coast to coast, this series provides an opportunity to stop multitasking and get reading! Bring a book, buy a coffee, and enjoy two hours of uninterrupted reading time. Relax and harness the restorative power of reading with a group of like-minded bookworms.

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History Book Club

Discover how objects from the past bring narratives to life and relax with your fellow bookworms.

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Ten teams of aspiring designers from across the Chicago area challenge themselves and each other in this three-month design competition. Their designs will be showcased at the celebratory finale on Thursday, April 30.

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Refund Policy:

Refunds for a tour will be given in the form of tour credit which can be applied to another tour. Credit will be given with a minimum of two weeks notice prior to the day of the tour. No exceptions.

Sign Language Interpretation:
The Chicago History Museum is happy to offer sign language interpretation at any of its public programs. Please contact the Public Programs Manager, at least 2 weeks prior to the day of the event in order to accommodate this request 312.642.4600


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