Altgeld YOUmedia

The Altgeld YOUmedia is located in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood. High school students, come explore, create, collaborate, check out books, develop new skills and lead with us!

Contact Us

  • (312) 747-3270


  • Monday: 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

What We Do

  • Borrow laptops, play videogames and use other digital media.
  • The Altgeld YOUmedia space also has a recording studio for teens. Talk to staff members for information about using the studio.

YOUmedia equipment is available for free to teens in high school. First-timers need to sign up. Returning students just need to sign in.

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Learn more about YOUmedia's history, philosophy and partnerships.