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Pint & Click Podcast 49 Now Available!

On this episode of the Pint & Click Podcast, Dave, Tony and Jami discuss Won't You Be My Neighbor, a documentary about Fred Rogers, the man behind Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Have a listen below:

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Kids & Parents

Museum Adventure Pass: Learn Through Play

Have you ever wanted to touch a stingray? Go down into a coal mine? See a real mummy?

Chicago's collection of wonderful museums makes all of this, and more, a possibility!

Some of my fondest childhood memories are of exploring different museums with my family. Just like many children, field trips and museum visits were the highlights of my school year, but this was especially true as a home schooling family.

Libraries and museums go hand-in-hand with the Museum Adventure Pass (MAP) program. 

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Staff Picks

What’s your 2018 Game of the Year?

For baseball fans, it’s spring time.  For football, it’s fall.

But for video game enthusiasts, “the season” begins in September and stretches till Black Friday in November.  

Most of the best games of the year come out in this three-month window, and awards season follows in December.

It’s easy to overlook stellar titles in this digital deluge, so I’m here to recap some of the best games so far.

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Staff Picks

Super Earths, Rogue Planets, Hot Jupiters and Diamond Worlds

We are truly living in a new golden age of astronomy.

Many wondrous and strange places in the Solar System have been explored, thanks to the Hubble telescope and dozens of NASA missions to planets and large objects circling our Sun.

But what sorts of worlds are out there beyond the Solar System?

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