Chicago Public Library - Hall Branch, Chicago

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The Chicago Public Library (CPL) is the public library system that serves the City of Chicago in the U.S. state of Illinois. It consists of 80 locations, including a central library, two regional libraries, and branches distributed throughout the city's 77 Community Areas.
The American Library Association reports that the library holds 5,721,334 volumes, making it the 9th largest public library in the United States by volumes held, and the 30th largest academic or public library in the United States by volumes held. The Chicago Public Library is the second largest library system in Chicago by volumes held (the largest is the University of Chicago Library). The library is the second largest public library system in the Midwest, after the Detroit Public Library.
In 2019, CPL became the largest public library system in the United States to eliminate fines for borrowed overdue items. All existing fines were forgiven. There will still be due dates, and patrons are still required to return items or replace them to continue their borrowing privileges.
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  • if you are in the vicinity and have a moment please make sure you check this place out, always stuff going on, and fascinating structure to visit and admire the construction.  more »
  • Beautiful library with gorgeous stained glass ceiling. The architectural details in the building are well worth the visit.  more »
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  • Customer service here is optimal. Librarians are knowledgable and helpful. The selection of is not exhaustive, however. Best to go online or call to ensure they have the book(s) available you're looking to check out or read .
  • The apartment is beautiful and clean, the staff is exceptionally helpful, the environment and the location are perfect!

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