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Saturday, May 25 and Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day holiday.

Attention Central Library Patrons

Due to street construction near the 8th St. entrance, please enter the building from Wisconsin Ave. or Wells St. Full street access is available on 9th St. headed North & South. Parking is limited on Wisconsin Ave.

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Washington Park

Washington Park

The Washington Park Library replaced Finney Library (4243 W. North Ave.) which was built in 1953. Washington Park Library officially opened Saturday, April 12, 2003. Named for the park it borders, the library offers improved service to its customers, including additional computers for public use and a computer lab; excellent community meeting space (meeting rooms); a larger area for children and young adults; an expanded collection of books, videos, CDs and DVDs; and allows the library to expand its outstanding adult tutoring program.

The bronze statue of Baron Frederick von Steuben which stands outside the library was commissioned in 1921 by the Steuben Society to commemorate the German hero of the American Revolutionary War. Over the years the statue, sculpted by Swiss-born artist J. Otto Schweizer, has become a Washington Park landmark.


Upcoming Events at Washington Park

May 28
Teacher in the Library
3:30 PM

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

May 28
Interactive Creative Writing
5:00 PM

Write a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure story and share it with the world using…

May 28
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint
5:30 PM

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint…

May 29
Drop-In Job Help!
1:00 PM

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer specialist…