The Chicago Public Library serves more than 2.6 million residents in Chicago, Cook County. The library has grown to 81 locations since it opened in 1873, maintains over 5.3 million volumes, and circulates over 10.3 million items per year. These items include Chicago history materials, romance and fiction books, culinary arts, music CDs, videos, ebooks, and audiobooks.

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Chicago, Illinois 60605


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