May I use other library systems in Illinois?

Yes, as a Chicago Public Library cardholder, you’re eligible for a library card at Illinois reciprocal libraries:

  • A. Herr & E. E. Smith Loda Township Library (Loda)
  • Acorn Public Library District (Oak Forest)
  • Addison Public Library
  • Algonquin Area Public Library District
  • Allerton Library (Monticello)
  • Alpha Park Public Library District (Bartonville)
  • Alsip-Merrionette Park Public Library District
  • Andalusia Township Library
  • Annawan-Alba Township Library
  • Antioch Public Library District
  • Arcola Public Library District
  • Arlington Heights Memorial Library
  • Arthur Public Library District
  • Ashland Public Library District
  • Atkinson Public Library
  • Atlanta Public Library District
  • Atwood-Hammond Public Library District (Atwood)
  • Atwood-Hammond Public Library District (Hammond)
  • Auburn Public Library
  • Aurora Public Library
  • Ayer Public Library District (Delavan)
  • Barrington Area Library
  • Barry Public Library
  • Bartlett Public Library District
  • Batavia Public Library
  • Beardstown Houston Memorial Library
  • Bedford Park Public Library
  • Beecher Public Library District
  • Belleville Public Library
  • Bellwood Public Library
  • Bement Public Library District
  • Bensenville Community Public Library
  • Benton Public Library District
  • Berkeley Public Library
  • Berwyn Public Library
  • Bethalto Public Library District
  • Blandinsville-Hire Public Library District
  • Bloomingdale Public Library
  • Bloomington Public Library
  • Blue Island Public Library
  • Blue Ridge Township Library
  • Bluffs Public Library
  • Bourbonnais Public Library District
  • Bradford Anderson Oglesby Public Library (Markham)
  • Bradford Public Library District
  • Bradley Public Library
  • Breese Public Library
  • Bridgeview Public Library
  • Brimfield Public Library
  • Broadview Public Library District
  • Brookfield Public Library
  • Brown County Public Library District (Mount Sterling)
  • Bryan-Bennett Library (Salem)
  • Bunker Hill Public Library
  • Bushnell Public Library
  • Byron Public Library District
  • Calumet City Public Library
  • Calumet Park Public Library
  • Camargo Township District Library
  • Cambridge Public Library District
  • Camp Point Public Library District
  • Carlinville Public Library
  • Carlock Public Library District
  • Carmi Public Library
  • Carnegie-Schuyler Library (Pana)
  • Carol Stream Public Library
  • Carrollton Public Library
  • Carterville Public Library
  • Carthage Public Library
  • Cary Area Public Library
  • Case-Halstead Public Library (Carlyle)
  • Casey Township Public Library
  • Caseyville Public Library District
  • Catlin Public Library District
  • Central Citizens Library District
  • Centralia Regional Library District
  • Chadwick Public Library District
  • Champaign Public Library
  • Charleston Carnegie Public Library
  • Chatham Area Public Library District
  • Chatsworth Township Library
  • Chenoa Public Library
  • Cherry Village Public Library District
  • Chicago Heights Public Library
  • Chicago Ridge Public Library
  • Chillicothe Public Library District
  • Chrisman Public Library
  • Cicero Public Library
  • Cissna Park Community Library District
  • Clarendon Hills Public Library
  • Clayton Public Library District
  • Clifton Public Library
  • Clinton Township Public Library
  • Clover Public Library District (Woodhull)
  • Coal City Public Library District
  • Colchester District Library
  • Coloma Township-Rock Falls Public Library
  • Colona District Public Library
  • Colona Library (Twin River District)
  • Columbia Public Library
  • Cook Memorial Public Library District
  • Cordova District Library
  • Cortland Community Library
  • Coulterville Public Library
  • Crab Orchard Public Library District
  • Creston Dement Library
  • Crestwood Public Library
  • Crete Public Library
  • Creve Coeur Public Library
  • Crystal Lake Public Library
  • Danvers Township Library
  • Danville Public Library
  • Daugherty Public Library District (Dupo)
  • Decatur Public Library
  • Deer Creek District Library
  • Deerfield Public Library
  • DeKalb Public Library
  • Des Plaines Public Library
  • Divernon Township Library
  • Dixmoor Public Library District
  • Dixon Public Library
  • Dodge Memorial Public Library
  • Dolton Public Library
  • Downers Grove Public Library
  • Doyle Public Library District
  • Dunlap Public Library District
  • DuQuoin Public Library
  • Earl Township Public Library
  • East Alton Public Library
  • East Dubuque Public Library
  • East Hazel Crest Library District
  • Edwardsville Public Library
  • Eisenhower Public Library (Harwood Heights)
  • El Paso Public Library
  • Ela Area Public Library (Lake Zurich)
  • Eldorado Memorial Public Library District
  • Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library (Sullivan)
  • Elk Grove Village Public Library
  • Elkhart Public Library
  • Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library
  • Elmhurst Public Library
  • Elmwood Park Public Library
  • Elwood Township Carnegie Library
  • Erie Public Library District
  • Eureka Public Library District
  • Evans Public Library (Vandalia)
  • Evanston Public Library
  • Evansville Public Library
  • Evergreen Park Public Library
  • Fairfield Public Library
  • Fairview Heights Public Library
  • Farmer City Public Library
  • Farmersville-Waggoner Public Library District
  • Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District
  • Flora Public Library
  • Flossmoor Public Library
  • Fondulac District Library (East Peoria)
  • Forest Park Public Library
  • Forest Township Public Library District
  • Forreston Public Library
  • Fossil Ridge Public Library (Braidwood)
  • Fountaindale Public Library District (Bolingbrook)
  • Fox Lake District Library
  • Fox River Grove Memorial Library
  • Fox River Valley Public Library District
  • Frankfort Public Library District
  • Franklin Grove Public Library
  • Franklin Park Public Library District
  • Freeburg Area Library
  • Freeport Public Library
  • Fremont Public Library (Mundelein)
  • Friends Creek Township Library (Argenta)
  • Gail Borden Public Library (Elgin)
  • Galatia Public Library District
  • Galena Public Library District
  • Galva Public Library District
  • Geneseo Public Library District
  • Geneva Public Library
  • Genoa Public Library
  • Georgetown Public Library
  • Germantown Public Library District
  • Gilman-Danford Public Library District
  • Girard Township Library
  • Glen Carbon Public Library District
  • Glen Ellyn Public Library
  • Glencoe Public Library
  • Glenside Public Library District (Glendale Heights)
  • Glenview Public Library
  • Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library District
  • Goose Creek Township Library
  • Governor State University - University Library
  • Grand Prairie of the West Public Library District (Virden)
  • Grande Prairie Public Library (Hazel Crest)
  • Granite City Public Library District
  • Graves-Hume Public Library
  • Grayslake Area Public Library
  • Greater West Central Public Library District (Augusta)
  • Greater West Central Public Library District (Bowen)
  • Green Hills Public Library (Palos Hills)
  • Greenup Township Public Library
  • Griggsville Public Library
  • H.A. Peine Memorial Library (Minier)
  • Hamilton Public Library
  • Hanover Township Library
  • Harrisburg Public Library District
  • Harvard Diggins Library
  • Harvey Public Library District
  • Havana Public Library District
  • Helen M. Plum Memorial Library
  • Helen Matthes Library (Effingham)
  • Henry C. Adams Memorial Library (Prophetstown)
  • Herrick Township Public Library
  • Herrin City Library
  • Highland Park Public Library
  • Highwood Public Library
  • Hillsboro Public Library
  • Hillside Public Library
  • Hinsdale Public Library
  • Hodgkins Public Library
  • Homer Public Library
  • Homer Township Public Library District (Homer Glen)
  • Hometown Public Library
  • Homewood Public Library
  • Hoopeston Public Library District
  • Hope Welty Public Library (Cerro Gordo)
  • Huntley Area Public Library
  • Ida Public Library (Belvidere)
  • Indian Prairie Public Library
  • Indian Trails Public Library (Wheeling)
  • Ira C. Reed Public Library (Lafayette)
  • Itasca Community Library
  • Jacksonville Public Library
  • Jerseyville Public Library
  • Johnsburg Public Library District
  • Johnston City Public Library
  • Joliet Public Library
  • Jonesboro Public Library
  • Julia Hull District Library (Stillman Valley)
  • Justice Public Library District
  • Kaneville Public Library
  • Kankakee Public Library
  • Kansas Community Memorial Library
  • Kewanee Public Library
  • Kirkland Public Library
  • Kitchell Memorial Library (Morrisonville)
  • Knoxville Public Library
  • LaGrange Park Public Library District
  • LaGrange Public Library
  • Lake Bluff Public Library
  • Lake Forest Library
  • Lake Forest College Library
  • Lake Villa Public Library District
  • Lanark Public Library
  • Lansing Public Library
  • LaSalle Public Library
  • Leepertown Township Public Library (Bureau)
  • Lemont Public Library District
  • Lena Community District Library
  • Lewistown Carnegie Public Library District
  • Lexington Public Library District
  • Lillie M. Evans Library District (Princeville)
  • Limestone Township Library (Kankakee)
  • Lincoln Library (Springfield)
  • Lincoln Public Library District
  • Lincolnwood Public Library
  • Lisle Library District
  • Litchfield Public Library
  • Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library
  • Lovington Public Library District
  • Lyons Public Library
  • Mackinaw District Public Library
  • Macomb City Public Library
  • Mahomet Public Library District
  • Manhattan Public Library District
  • Manteno Public Library
  • Marengo-Union Library District
  • Marion Carnegie Library
  • Marissa Area Public Library District
  • Marquette Heights Public Library
  • Marrowbone Public Library District (Bethany)
  • Marshall Public Library
  • Martin Township Public Library (Colfax)
  • Martinsville Public Library District
  • Mascoutah Public Library
  • Mason City Public Library
  • Matson Public Library (Princeton)
  • Matteson Public Library
  • Mattoon Public Library
  • Maywood Public Library District
  • McCook Public Library District
  • McCoy Memorial Library (McLeansboro)
  • McHenry Public Library District
  • McHenry-Nunda Public Library
  • Melrose Park Public Library
  • Melvin Public Library
  • Mercer Carnegie Public Library District (Aledo)
  • Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
  • Metropolis Public Library
  • Midlothian Public Library
  • Milford District Library
  • Mills & Petrie Memorial Library (Ashton)
  • Mokena Community Public Library
  • Moline Public Library
  • Moore Memorial Library District (Hillsdale)
  • Morris Area Public Library District
  • Morrison & Mary Wiley Library (Elmwood)
  • Morrison-Talbott Public Library (Waterloo)
  • Morton Public Library
  • Morton Grove Public Library
  • Mount Carmel Public Library
  • Mount Carroll Township Public Library
  • Mount Hope- Funks Grove Township Library District (McLean)
  • Mount Olive Public Library
  • Mount Prospect Public Library
  • Mount Zion Public Library
  • Moweaqua Public Library
  • Moyer District Library (Gibson City)
  • Nancy L. McConathy Public Library (Sauk Village)
  • Naperville Public Library: Nichols Library
  • Nashville Public Library
  • Nauvoo Public Library
  • Neponset Public Library
  • New Athens District Library
  • Newman Regional Library District
  • Niles-Main District Library
  • Nippersink Public Library District
  • Normal Public Library
  • Norris City Memorial Public Library District
  • North Chicago Public Library
  • North Riverside Public Library
  • North Suburban District Library (Loves Park)
  • North Suburban District Library (Roscoe)
  • Northbrook Public Library
  • Northlake Public Library District
  • Oak Brook Public Library
  • Oak Lawn Public Library
  • Oak Park Public Library
  • Oakwood Public Library District
  • Odell Public Library (Morrison)
  • O’Fallon Public Library
  • Ogden Rose Library
  • Oglesby Public Library District
  • Olney Carnegie Library
  • Onarga Public Library District
  • Oregon Public Library
  • Orland Hills Public Library District
  • Orland Park Public Library
  • Oswego Public Library District
  • Palatine Public Library District
  • Palestine Public Library
  • Palos Heights Public Library
  • Palos Park Public Library
  • Pankhurst Memorial Library (Amboy)
  • Paris Carnegie Public Library
  • Park Forest Public Library
  • Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library (Canton)
  • Pawnee Public Library
  • Paxton Carnegie Library
  • Pecatonica Public Library
  • Pekin Public Library
  • Pembroke Public Library District (Hopkins Park)
  • Peoria Heights Public Library
  • Peoria Public Library
  • Peotone Public Library District
  • Peru Public Library
  • Petersburg Public Library
  • Philo Public Library District
  • Phoenix Public Library District
  • Pinckneyville Public Library
  • Piper City Public Library District
  • Pittsfield Public Library
  • Plainfield Public Library District
  • Plano Community Library District
  • Polo Public Library District (Mason)
  • Poplar Creek Public Library District (Streamwood)
  • Posen Public Library
  • Prairie Creek Public Library District (Dwight)
  • Prairie Skies Public Library District (Ashland)
  • Prairie Trails Public Library (Burbank)
  • Princeton Public Library
  • Prospect Heights Public Library
  • Putnam County Public Library
  • Quincy Public Library
  • Rantoul Public Library
  • Red Bud Public Library
  • Reddick Public Library District (Ottawa)
  • Richton Park Public Library
  • River Forest Public Library
  • River Grove Public Library District
  • River Valley District Library (Port Byron)
  • Riverdale Public Library District
  • Riverside Public Library
  • Riverton Village Library
  • Robinson Public Library District
  • Rochester Public Library
  • Rock Island Public Library
  • Rockford Public Library
  • Rolling Meadows Library
  • Roodhouse Public Library
  • Roselle Public Library
  • Rosiclare Memorial Public Library
  • Round Lake Area Public Library
  • Roxana Public Library District
  • Rural Woodstock Public Library District
  • Rushville Public Library
  • St. Charles Public Library
  • Saint Elmo Public Library
  • Saint Joseph Township Swearingen Memorial Library
  • Salem Township Free Public Library (Yates City)
  • Sallie Logan Public Library (Murphysboro)
  • Sandwich District Library
  • Savanna Public Library District
  • Schaumburg Township District Library
  • Schiller Park Public Library
  • Selby Township Library District (Depue)
  • Seneca Public Library District
  • Shawneetown Public Library
  • Sheffield Public Library
  • Sheldon Public Libary District
  • Sherman Public Library
  • Shorewood-Troy Public Library District
  • Sidell District Library
  • Sidney Community Library
  • Silvis Public Library
  • Somonauk Public Library
  • South Beloit Public Library
  • South County Public Library District (Brussels)
  • South Holland Public Library
  • Sparta Public Library
  • Spoon River Public Library District (Cuba)
  • Squaw Grove Public Library District (Hinckley)
  • Staunton Public Library
  • Steeleville Public Library
  • Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library
  • Sterling Public Library
  • Stickney- Forest View Public Library District
  • Stinson Memorial Public Library District (Anna)
  • Stonington Township Public Library
  • Streator Public Library
  • Sugar Grove Public Library
  • Summit Public Library District
  • Sycamore Public Library
  • Talcott Free Library District (Rockton)
  • Taylorville Public Library
  • Thomas Ford Memorial Library
  • Thornton Public Library
  • Three Rivers Library District (Channahon)
  • Three Rivers Public Library (Minooka)
  • Tinley Park Public Library
  • Tiskilwa Public Library
  • Tolono Public Library District
  • Toluca Public Library District
  • Toulon Public Library District
  • Town & Country Public Library (Elburn)
  • Tremont District Library
  • Trenton Public Library
  • Tri-Township Public Library District
  • Tuscola Public Library
  • University Park Public Library District
  • Urbana Free Library
  • Utica Public Library
  • Valmeyer Public Library District
  • Vance Township Library ( Fairmont)
  • Vernon Area Public Library
  • Villa Park Public Library
  • Viola Public Library District
  • Warren County Public Library (Monmouth)
  • Warren-Newport Public Library (Gurnee)
  • Warrenville Public Library District
  • Warsaw Public Library
  • Watseka Public Library
  • Wauconda Area Public Library
  • Waukegan Public Library
  • West Chicago Public Library
  • West Union District Library
  • Westchester Public Library
  • Westmont Public Library
  • Westville Public Library District
  • Wheaton Public Library
  • White Oak Library District
  • William Leonard Public Library District (Robbins)
  • Willow Branch Township Library (Cisco)
  • Wilmette Public Library
  • Wilmington Public Library
  • Winchester Public Library
  • Windsor Storm Memorial Public Library District
  • Winfield Public Library
  • Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District
  • Woodridge Public Library
  • Woodstock Public Library
  • Worth Public Library District
  • York Township Public Library
  • Yorkville Public Library
  • Zion-Benton Public Library