Notice 8/23/21: Per Cook County Department of Public Health, masks are required for everyone indoors, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated. 
Disposable masks are available at service desks.  If you cannot wear a mask or are not ready to visit at this time,
please use Curbside Pickup, Home Delivery, our Digital Collections, or contact us to see how we can assist you.  Thank you.


Bikes locked to the bike rack in front of the Library.Do you like to get around using your bike, skateboard, or scooter?  Don't forget that the Library has bike racks on either side of the front entrance to the Library, as well as a skateboard/scooter rack on the right hand side.

For your convenience, the Library also has locks that can be checked out and used for both the bike and skateboard/scooter racks.  

Skateboards locked to the skateboard & scooter rack in front of the Library.

Locks are available at the Circulation Desk and can be checked out daily for the duration of your Library visit.  Checked out lock are always due back to the Circulation Desk 15 minutes before closing:  Monday-Thursday by 8:45 p.m., Friday by 5:45 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday by 4:45 p.m.

Users will be issued one key to secure the lock. If the lock and key are not returned by closing, or either key or lock is lost, the user will be charged $20.00. The bike or equipment will not be unlocked until the fine is paid. Locks must be returned to the Circulation Desk. Do not return them in the book return. There will be a $10.00 fine if it is returned in the bookdrop.

Regardless of whether a library lock was used, the Library is not responsible for lost or stolen bicycles or other equipment.

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