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Hours and Location

Public Hours

Monday–Wednesday 1:00–5:00
Thursday 10:30–8:00
Friday 1:00–5:00

Saturday–Sunday CLOSED

Materials are paged from the stacks until one hour prior to closing.

2017 Reading Room Closures
The Reading Room will close one hour early, at 4:00 pm, on Wednesday, July 26
Monday, September 4
Friday, September 22
Thursday, November 23
Friday, November 24
Monday, December 25
Tuesday, December 26


The Libraries are located in the museum, near the Michigan Avenue entrance.

111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603