All locations will be closed December 25th, 26th & 27th for the Christmas Holiday.
All locations will be closed January 1st & 2nd for the New Year.
Position open: Cook County Manager - Go to: About →Employment for more information.


Our Shared Mission:

We strive to enrich lives by connecting patrons of all ages with

 valuable resources, innovative technology, and quality information.


Our Core Values:

✓ Quality Customer Service

✓ Lifelong Literacy and Learning

✓ Equal Access to Technology

✓ Strong Community Connections

✓ Historic Preservation


Foundations of Service

  1. Provide service with a heart: We strive to provide quality customer service with all the special touches that our patrons expect.
  2. Work as a team: We value each person's contributions and work together to provide high quality service to our communities.
  3. Maintain a strong support system: We recognize and respect affiliated groups (including local funding agencies, Friends of the Library, Library Foundations, civic groups, and other agencies) because their support makes it possible for our libraries to survive and thrive.
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