Chicago Public Libraries: Show Me The Money

By Maura Biedron

This infographic provides a visual breakdown for Chicago Public Library revenues, expenditures as well as program and grant funding for the years 2013, 2014, and 2015. The data was collected from the Chicago Public Library Foundation Annual Reports. We can tell by the titles of the library programs becoming more organized throughout the years that the CPL (Chicago Public Library) system is finding ways to keep track of their expenses and programs in a more efficient manner. It also becomes clear when looking at the breakdown of program funding that increasing access to technology is very important to the CPL system.

Comparison of Chicago Public Library Funding, Expenses and Programs for the years 2013, 2014, and 2015.


World Cup Timeline

Match 64. Netherlands v Spain. 2010 FIFA World Cup Final, South Africa, 2010

By Maura Biedron

This timeline takes a look at some of the significant times throughout the history of the World Cup. Starting in the year 1930 when the first World Cup took place through the year 1986 when Diego Maradona punched the ball into the goal dubbing it the “Hand of God”.