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Monday, January 20 for Martin Luther King Day. *The Martin Luther King Branch ONLY will be open 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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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

Jan 21
Teacher in the Library
3:30 PM

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

Jan 21
Wii U Gaming
5:00 PM

Relax with the Wii U and board games. Beat levels together,…

Jan 22
Teacher in the Library
3:30 PM

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

Jan 23
Story Time
10:30 AM

Young children and their caregivers are invited for fun stories,…