Chicago Public Library - Woodson Regional

9525 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60628

(312) 747-6900


The Carter G. Woodson Regional Library opened on December 9, 1975 in a two-story building housing the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature, the largest collection of its kind in the Midwest. A new 11,000 square foot wing was added in 1998 to expand the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection. A Children's Library, Social Sciences, Humanities, Science & Technology, Serials, and Media Center comprise the public service areas.

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  • Place Cost Free
  • Place Hours
    Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Monday 9:00am - 9:00pm
    Tuesday 9:00am - 9:00pm
    Wednesday 9:00am - 9:00pm
    Thursday 9:00am - 9:00pm
    Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Chicago Public Library - Woodson Regional: From the Parents


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