Chicago Public Library - Sherman Park

5440 s. Racine Avenue
Chicago, IL 60609

(312) 747-0477


Sherman Park Branch opened on November 10, 1910, in a club room of the Sherman Park Field House. The branch and the park were named for John B. Sherman, founder of the Chicago Stock Yards. In 1933, the Chicago Public Library obtained a federal grant to finance building a new library through the Public Works Administration. The current building was officially opened on October 18, 1937.

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  • Place Cost Free
  • Place Hours
    Sunday closed
    Monday 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Tuesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Wednesday 12:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Chicago Public Library - Sherman Park: From the Parents


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