Harold Washington Library Center

Local nameHarold Washington Library Center
LocationChicago, United States

The Harold Washington Library Center is the central library for the Chicago Public Library System. It is located just south of the Loop 'L', at 400 S. State Street in Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is a full-service library and is ADA compliant. As with all libraries in the Chicago Public Library system, it has free Wi-Fi internet service. The building contains approximately 756,000 square feet of space. The total square footage is approximately 972,000 square feet including the rooftop garden penthouse, according to the Zoning department of the city of Chicago. It is named in honor of Harold Washington.

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Opening hours

Mon - Thu: 9 am - 9 pm
Fri - Sat: 9 am - 5 pm
Sun: 1 pm - 5 pm

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Washington_Library

Official website https://www.chipublib.org/locations/34/?_ga=2.255058253.472775271.1512490635-469926638.1512490635

Email hwlc@chipublib.org

Phone +1 (312) 747-4300

Address 400 S. State Street, Chicago , Illinois 60602, U.S.

Coordinates 41°52'34.712" N -87°37'41.514" E

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