Contact: Maggie Killackey Jurgensen
CPL Press Secretary
Chicago Public Library Holds Public Hearings
For Immediate Release
April 1, 2008
The Board of Trustees of the Chicago Public Library will conduct public hearings in order to collect input for the formulation of a plan for new and improved neighborhood libraries. Public hearings will be held at the following dates, times and locations:
Saturday, April 12, 2008, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Sulzer Regional Library
4455 N. Lincoln Avenue
Saturday, May 3, 2008, 9:30 a.m. to noon
115 S. Pulaski Road
Saturday, June 14, 2008, 9:30 a.m. to noon
8148 S. Stony Island Avenue
Those unable to attend may send written comments in lieu of testimony to:
Chicago Public Library
Office of the Commissioner
400 S. State Street, 10-N
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Now celebrating its 135th year, the Chicago Public Library continues to encourage lifelong learning by welcoming all people and offering equal access to information, entertainment and knowledge through materials, programs and cutting-edge technology.
The Chicago Public Library is comprised of the Harold Washington Library Center, two regional libraries and 76 neighborhood branches. All locations provide free access to a rich collection of books, DVDs, audio books and music; the Internet and WiFi; sophisticated research databases, many of which can be accessed from a home or office computer; newspapers and magazines; and continue to serve as cultural centers, presenting the highest quality author discussions, exhibits and programs for children, teens and adults.
The Harold Washington Library Center, Carter G. Woodson Regional Library and Conrad Sulzer Regional Library are open 7 days a week, the remaining 76 branch libraries are open 6 days a week and patrons can access all of the libraries’ collections online 24 hours a day. For more information, please call the Chicago Public Library Press Office at (312) 747-4050.