About Avalon Branch

Neighborhoods Served

  • Avalon Park
  • Calumet Heights
  • Burnside
  • Chatham
  • Greater Grand Crossing
  • South Shore
  • South Chicago
  • Jeffery Manor


  • Avalon Branch opened March 7, 2006.
  • Architectural features include cathedral ceilings and clerestory windows.
  • The branch features environmentally sustainable construction under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System developed by the U.S. Green Building Council.


  • Avalon Branch features artwork funded through the Percent for Art Ordinance administered by the City of Chicago Public Art Program:
    • a sculpture entitled "Current" by Barbara Cooper
    • a digital photo collage by Stephen Marc