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Given the stay-at-home advisory issued November 13 for Suburban Cook County, we have suspended public access to our building, including browsing. You can still borrow materials using our contact-free pickup service by appointment. You can also use this option to arrange pickup of your items currently on our hold shelves.

For more information, visit our Contact-free Pickup page or call 847-825-3123, ext. 6.

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 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 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.‚Äč

Holiday Schedule  

The Library is closed on the following days:


Wednesday, January 1 – New Year’s Day

Friday, January 31 -- Board & Staff Strategic Planning Workshop/Staff Training

Sunday, April 12  Easter

Sunday and Monday, May 24 & 25 – Memorial Day

Friday, July 3 – Independence Day observed

Saturday, July 4 – Independence Day

Sunday and Monday, September 6 & 7 – Labor Day

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


Friday, January 1 – New Year’s Day

Sunday, April 4  Easter

Sunday and Monday, May 30 & 31 – Memorial Day

Sunday and Monday, July 4 & 5 – Independence Day

Sunday and Monday, September 5 & 6 – Labor Day

Wednesday, November 24  Library closes at 6 p.m.

Thursday, November 25  Thanksgiving Day

Friday and Saturday, December 24 & 25 – Christmas Eve and Day

Friday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve