Avalon Branch Library

8148 South Stony Island Avenue
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This 14,000-square-foot, inviting and comfortable branch facility provides Avalon Park with a variety of enhanced library services. Included among the library’s many new features are free Internet access at twelve computer stations for adults and six for children; free WiFi access; online research databases; and a $400,000 collection of books and materials, including bestsellers, children’s books, reference books, career materials, newspapers, magazines, audio books, educational and entertainment DVDs for adults and children.

The library offers a variety of programs and services, including children’s programs such as the Summer Reading Program, story times, family programs, crafts and holiday celebrations. Adult programs will include book discussions, financial literacy seminars and a host of educational and cultural programs of community interest.

The new branch also is equipped with a large meeting room/auditorium accommodating 120 people, a photocopier for public use, air-conditioning and free parking. The library meets the Americans with Disabilities Act standards and is accessible to several public transportation routes.

8148 South Stony Island Avenue
Ward 8: Albany Park
Architect of Record:
Urban Works, Ltd.