Whitney M. Young, Jr.

Hours & Information

Closed until 1:00pm today

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
415 E. 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60619

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Holidays and Closures

  • 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

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

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Hours

Monday
4 - 6 p.m.

Tuesday
4 - 7 p.m.

Wednesday
4 - 6 p.m.

Thursday
4 - 7 p.m.

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