The Evanston Public Library (EPL), located in Evanston, Illinois, has three locations: the Main Library at 1703 Orrington Ave, theNorth Branch at 2026 Central Street, and the Chicago Avenue/Main Street Branch at 900 Chicago Ave. Borrower cards are free to Evanston residents, Evanston property tax payers, and Evanston businesses. Evanston Library borrowers also have easy access, via the library catalog, to most circulating items in the collections of 22 other public libraries through EPL's membership in the Cooperative Computer Services (CCS) consortium. EPL is a member of the Reach Across Illinois Library System (RAILS).

Main Library Information Desk: (847) 448-8600

North Branch: (847) 866-0330

Chicago Ave/Main Street Branch: (847) 905-0764

1703 Orrington Ave.

  • Monday to Thursday: 9am - 9pm
  • Friday to Saturday: 9am - 6pm
  • Sunday: 12pm - 6pm