About Jeffery Manor Branch

Neighborhoods Served

  • Jeffery Manor
  • South Chicago
  • South Shore
  • South Deering


  • Jeffery Manor Branch opened in February 1999.
  • Jeffery Manor takes its name from its proximity to Jeffery Boulevard and Merrionette Manor, areas developed by Robert Merrion as a result of the increased demand for housing after World War II.


  • Jeffery Manor Branch features artwork funded through the Percent for Art Ordinance administered by the City of Chicago Public Art Program:
    • stained glass entitled “Only a Book Away” by Quinton Elston Foreman
    • a ceramic entitled “Table Stories” by Marva Lee Pitchford Jolly