Hours & Closures

The Library is open:

Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm-5:00pm (year-round)

The Collaboratory is open:

Tuesday-Thursday: 10:00am-8:00pm
Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-4:00pm

Emergency closings are listed on our homepage and our Facebook page.

Scheduled 2018 Closures

  • New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1, 2018
  • Easter, Sunday, April 1, 2018
  • Staff Development Day, Friday, April 27, 2018
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018
  • Fourth of July, Wednesday, July 4, 2018
  • Labor Day, Sunday, September 2, 2018
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 3, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 (close at 6:00 p.m.)
  • Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22, 2018
  • Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24, 2018
  • Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018
  • New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31, 2018 (close at 3:00 p.m.)
  • New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Scheduled 2019 Closures

  • New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31, 2018 (close at 3:00 p.m.)
  • New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2019
  • Safety Training , Friday, January 11, 2019 (late open)
  • Safety Training , Friday, February 22, 2019 (late open)
  • Easter, Sunday, April 21, 2019 (not a paid holiday)
  • Staff Development Day, Friday, May 17, 2019
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019
  • Fourth of July, Thursday, July 4, 2019
  • Safety Training , Friday, August 9, 2019 (late open)
  • Labor Day, Sunday, September 1, 2019
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 27, 2019 (close at 6:00 p.m.)
  • Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 28, 2019
  • Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24, 2019
  • Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25, 2019
  • New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (close at 3:00 p.m.)
  • New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Location & Directions

We are located at:

1201 Cedar Lane
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

From the North:
Waukegan south to Shermer. Right on Shermer to the stoplight at Church. Right on Church. Street curves past Sunset Foods. Go under the train underpass. Library is on the left side on the next corner.

From the West:
Lake-Cook Road or Dundee east to Pfingsten. Right (south) on Pfingsten to Cherry. Left (east) on Cherry. Library is on corner of Cherry and Cedar just before the train underpass.

From the Southwest:
294 north to Willow. Right (east) on Willow to Pfingsten. Left (north) on Pfingsten to Cherry. Right (east) on Cherry. Library is on corner of Cherry and Cedar just before the train underpass.

From the South (Chicago):
North on Edens (94) to Willow. Left on Willow to Waukegan. Right (north) on Waukegan to Shermer. Left on Shermer to the stoplight at Church. Right on Church. Street curves past Sunset Foods. Go under the train underpass. Library is on the left side on the next corner.