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Library Hours: 

Mon – Thurs: 9 AM – 9 PM
Fri: 9 AM – 6 PM
Sat: 9AM – 5 PM
Sun: Noon – 5 PM


Parents Page Kids

Whether you are new parent, a parent of five, a grandparent or a nanny we can help you provide enrichment for your little ones all year long.

First Five Years

It's never too early to bring your child to the Library! Look here to learn more about what we offer families of the youngest children. 

Parents' Collection

From pregnancy to potty training, picky eating to bullying, preschool to college, our Parents' Collection offers books and videos to help you face the challenges of raising kids. Check out one of our Parent Concern Bags for resources specially curated to deal with some of life's tougher challenges.

Scout Troop Resources

The Library supports our local Scouts troops! We can schedule a visit to the Library for your troop, or help you by gathering Library materials to support your programming. Click here to learn more. 

Music Kits

Our music kits are a great way to incorporate music and movement into your child's daily life. Books are paired with instruments and interactive manipulatives to bring the stories to life and encourage early literacy skills. Check one out today...or two, three, or more!

Museum Adventure Pass

Looking for some new ideas for a family outing that won’t break the bank? Check out the Museum Adventure Pass at the Park Ridge Public Library for deals on admission to more than 15 suburban museums, botanic gardens, and historical sites! Park Ridge residents can check out museum passes by stopping by the Children’s Services Desk and showing their library cards. 

Locations include:

  • Brookfield Zoo
  • Chicago Botanic Garden
  • Illinois Railway Museum
  • LegoLand Discovery Center

Go to to find a full list of participating museums, details on what discounts they offer (admissions vary by location), and request a pass online.  

Please note that no Chicago museums are a part of this promotion.

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