The children's section of the new Independence Library.Alex Hernandez/ Block Club Chicago

Inside Independence Library — Irving Park’s First-Ever Permanent Public Library (PHOTOS)

The new library's includes an early-learning play space for children and a YOUmedia space for teens.

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Despite The Rain, Humboldt Park’s 41st Puerto Rican Parade Draws Thousands (PHOTOS)

The rain did "really hurt" the festival in the park, however, according to Jose Lopez, executive director of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center.