Whitney M. Young, Jr.

Open today until 5:00pm

10:00AM - 6:00PM

12:00PM - 8:00PM

10:00AM - 6:00PM

12:00PM - 8:00PM

9:00AM - 5:00PM

9:00AM - 5:00PM

1:00PM - 5:00PM

415 E. 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60619

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Holidays and Closures

  • Juneteenth
    Monday, June 19, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Independence Day
    Tuesday, July 4, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day
    Monday, September 4, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
    Thursday, November 23, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Monday, December 25, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Day
    Monday, January 1, 2024
    Closed All Day

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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 the Windows 7 screen Magnifier and Narrator.


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