We look forward to seeing you at the Library!
Are you new to the Park Ridge Library? Take a tour! Just ask at our Patron Services desk, or call 847-825-3132 and request one. We also provide tours for elementary and preschool classes, Scout groups and anyone curious about the Library.
In alignment with guidance from the Cook County Department of Public Health, the Park Ridge Public Library is a mask-optional environment.
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 www.railslibraries.info for a list of public libraries in RAILS.
Free three-hour parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the Library. If you plan to use the Library for more than three hours please refer to the city's Parking Map for long-term parking options, including five- and 12-hour meters and pay boxes.
Holiday Schedule 2023
The Library is closed on the following days:
Saturday, January 1 – New Year’s Day
Friday, January 27 - Closed all day for staff training
Sunday, April 9 – Easter
Friday, April 28 – Closed until 1 p.m. for staff training
Monday, May 29 – Memorial Day
Monday, July 3 – Library closes at 6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 4 – Independence Day
Monday, September 4 – Labor Day
Wednesday, November 22 – Library closes at 6 p.m.
Thursday, November 23 – Thanksgiving Day
Sunday, December 24 & Monday, December 25 – Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Sunday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve