Plan Your Visit to HWLC

While you're here, be sure to check out:

Thomas Hughes Children’s Library is closed for renovations. We anticipate re-opening in early summer. To continue to serve you, we'll have a selection of children’s materials in the Popular Library on the 1st floor starting November 13.

Getting Around

Request a Tour

Tours of Harold Washington Library Center generally last 30 to 90 minutes and are customized to meet each group's needs.

Request a tour of HWLC: Fill out this form to schedule a visit for high school-age teens, college students and community organizations.

Thomas Hughes Children’s Library is closed for renovations, and we are not taking requests for field trips. We anticipate re-opening in early summer.

An in-depth tour of YOUmedia can be arranged separately.

Interested in the Maker Lab? Have a group of five or more? Email makerspace@chipublib.org about attending a workshop.