CHICAGO — Ten of Chicago’s public libraries are expanding their hours so they’ll be open Sundays.
The 10 libraries — which cover a variety of neighborhoods, including Austin, Edgewater and Mt. Greenwood — will be open 1-5 p.m. Sundays starting April 18, according to a Mayor’s Office news release. The city plans to have all its libraries open Sundays by the end of 2021.
“This expansion of services makes [Chicago Public Libraries] more accessible by allowing Chicagoans with work or religious restrictions to utilize in-person essential library services on their schedule,” according to the Mayor’s Office.
- Altgeld, 955 E. 131st St.
- Mt. Greenwood, 11010 S. Kedzie Ave.
- South Shore, 2505 E. 73rd St.
- Back of the Yards, 2111 W. 47th St.
- Chinatown, 2100 S. Wentworth Ave.
- Merlo, 644 W. Belmont Ave.
- Edgewater, 6000 N. Broadway
- Independence, 4024 N. Elston Ave.
- Richard M. Daley, 733 N. Kedzie Ave.
- Austin, 5615 W. Race Ave.
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