Whitney M. Young, Jr.

Hours & Information

Closed until 1:00pm tomorrow

Monday 
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Tuesday 
12:00PM - 8:00PM

Wednesday 
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Thursday 
12:00PM - 8:00PM

Friday 
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Saturday 
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Sunday 
1:00PM - 5:00PM


Upcoming Holidays and Closures

All Staff Institute Day
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Closed All Day
415 E. 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60619

Get a Library CardGet a Library Card

Getting a library card is easy—and it's free!

Holidays and Closures

  • All Staff Institute Day
    Wednesday, April 24, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Memorial Day
    Monday, May 27, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Juneteenth
    Wednesday, June 19, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Independence Day
    Thursday, July 4, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • 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

Print from your phone or computerPrint from Your Phone or Computer

You can send documents to any CPL location from your own phone or computer.
You can send documents to any CPL location from your own phone or computer.

About Whitney M. Young, Jr.

  • A parking lot is available on the east side of the building. Access the parking lot from 79th Street or Vernon Avenue. The lot has 12 general parking spaces, three accessible parking spaces, two fuel efficient spaces and two carpool parking slots.

    Additional parking is available behind building and can be accessed from Vernon Avenue or Martin Luther King Drive.

    • Three accessible parking spaces are available in the parking lot on the east side of the building.
    • The building is ADA compliant throughout.
    • Wheelchair accessible entrance and restrooms.
    • 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.

Map

Teacher in the Library

Looking for help with school work? Join other kids and families for out-of-school learning support. Get help from a certified teacher to complete homework and improve study skills. Drop in for homework help and try Teacher in the Library in person.

Schedule is subject to change. Please call to confirm availability.

Hours

Monday
4 - 6 p.m.

Tuesday
4 - 7 p.m.

Wednesday
4 - 6 p.m.

Thursday
4 - 7 p.m.

New at Whitney M. Young, Jr.

Back to Top