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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.

2018 Reading Room Closures
The Reading Room will be closed on the following dates:
Monday, February 19
Friday, April 6
Monday, May 28
Monday, June 18
Tuesday, June 19
Wednesday, June 20
Thursday, June 21
Friday, June 22
Wednesday, July 4
Monday, September 3
Thursday, November 22
Friday, November 23
Monday, December 24
Tuesday, December 25


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

111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603