Chicago Public Library - Jefferson Park

5363 W. Lawrence Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630

(312) 744-1998


Jefferson Park Branch opened at its present site in June 1970. Public library service to the Jefferson Park area started in 1904 with a delivery station at 4274 North Milwaukee Avenue. By 1945, a sub-branch was located at 4928 North Milwaukee Avenue. A larger branch at 5302 West Lawrence opened in May 1953. After nine changes in location between 1904 and 1970, Jefferson Park Branch was constructed at its present location. This branch has a reading garden.

Place Information

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  • Place Cost Free
  • Place Hours
    Sunday closed
    Monday 2:00pm - 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

Chicago Public Library - Jefferson Park: From the Parents


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