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Where to find the print issue every other week

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Updated October 21, 2020

The next print issue will be the issue of October 29.

It will be distributed Wednesday, October 28, through Thursday, October 29, to more than 95% of the locations on the distribution map below.

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The latest print issue, the issue of October 15, is available as a free PDF download. Some print copies may still be available at some distribution locations.

See the index of online versions of stories in the October 15 issue.

Download My State of Mind: The Guide Book (PDF) by SocialWorks.

This 20-page section was a special pullout supplement in the October 15, 2020 Chicago Reader.

This content would not be possible without the support of the Chicago Reader partners: Habilitative Systems, Sinai Chicago, Joliet Job Corps and Paul Simon Job Corps, Adler University, Chicago Behavioral Hospital, Thresholds, and Kadima Mental Health Services.

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You can read PDFs of all print issues of the Reader on our website for free.

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The Chicago Reader is published in print every other week. (Read the June press release here.) Issues are dated Thursday. Distribution happens Wednesday midday through Thursday night of the issue date. Upcoming print issue dates through January 2021 are:

  • 10/29/2020
  • 11/12/2020
  • 11/26/2020
  • 12/10/2020
  • 12/24/2020
  • 1/7/2021
  • 1/21/2021

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