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.


Study & Meeting Rooms are once again available for you to reserve and use!

Please note that due to Covid restrictions: 

  • Masks are required; 
  • Covered drinks are allowed; 
  • Food is NOT allowed in the Library at this time.


Meeting Rooms

Do you have a club, organization or other group that needs a place to meet?  The Library has three meeting rooms that can be reserved for large groups:

  • Available - Ferrentino Meeting Room (for up to 60 people)
  • Not available - Lower Level Community Room (for up to 60 people)
  • Not available - Korbel Room (for up to 15 people)

To make an online Meeting Room request, go to our Reservation Calendar, select the room and date(s) you are interested in and submit your request. Rooms are free for non-profit groups, but a fee is imposed on for-profit agencies. In compliance with the ADA, groups using the facilities are responsible for providing qualified interpreters or auxiliary aids upon request. View our full meeting room policy. 

If you would like more information, please contact our Office Manager at 708.395.1229.

Study Rooms

For those who would like a private and quiet space for individual or group study, projects or small meetings, the Library offers five study rooms:

  • Kids & Teens: 
    • 1  -  8 person room
    • 1  -  4 person room
  • Adult Services
    • 1  -  2 person room
    • 2  -  4 person rooms

Study rooms may not be reserved online, but please contact the Library at 708.453.7645 to reserve a study room.  View our study room policy here.


Side by side photos of two Library study rooms.




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