Hours & Information

Open today until 5:00pm

12:00PM - 8:00PM
10:00AM - 6:00PM
12:00PM - 8:00PM
10:00AM - 6:00PM
9:00AM - 5:00PM
9:00AM - 5:00PM
1:00PM - 5:00PM
955 E. 131st Street
Chicago, IL 60827

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Holidays and Closures

  • Labor Day
    Monday, September 2, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Thursday, November 28, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Wednesday, December 25, 2024
    Closed All Day

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About Altgeld

  • A parking lot with 18 spaces (including two accessible parking spaces) is available on the north side of the library. Access from 131st Street. There is another parking lot east of the building and street parking is also available in front of the building.

    • The entire building is ADA accessible.
    • There are two accessible parking spaces in the parking lot on the north side of the building.
    • Two ADA computer workstations: one for adults and one for children. These workstations feature:
      • 24-inch monitor
      • Oversize keyboard
      • Trackball mouse
      • Wheelchair-accessible computer table

      All CPL computers have Windows 10 Ease of Access accessibility resources for vision, hearing, dexterity, mobility, focus and other related needs.


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