Park Ridge Public Library
The Park Ridge Public Library is a city library that serves the residents of Park Ridge, Illinois. The Library's service boundaries are the city limits.
The Library is open seven days a week year-round, a total of 70 hours per week.
The Park Ridge Public Library is a member of the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS). Park Ridge residents may use their Park Ridge library card to borrow materials from hundreds of public libraries across northern Illinois that are RAILS members. Go to www.railslibraries.info for a list of public libraries in RAILS.
Free three-hour parking is available in the parking lot next to the Library. If you plan to use the Library for more than three hours please refer to the Parking Map for long term parking options, including five- and 12-hour meters and pay boxes.
The Library is closed the following days:
Wednesday, January 1 – New Year’s Day
Friday, January 31 -- Board & Staff Strategic Planning Workshop/Staff Training
Sunday, April 12 – Easter
Friday, April 24 -- Late opening at 1 pm for staff training
Sunday and Monday, May 24 & 25 – Memorial Day
Friday, June 5 – Late opening at 1 p.m. for staff training
Friday, July 3 – Independence Day observed
Saturday, July 4 – Independence Day
Friday, August 14 -- Late opening at 1 pm for staff training
Sunday and Monday, September 6 & 7 – Labor Day
Friday, November 6 -- Late opening at 1 pm for staff training
Wednesday, November 25 – Library closes at 6 p.m.
Thursday, November 26 – Thanksgiving Day
Thursday and Friday, December 24 & 25 – Christmas Eve and Day
Thursday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve