Hours, location, contact

Library hours

  • Monday-Friday, 9 am to 9 pm 
  • Saturday,  9 am to 6 pm
  • Sunday,  noon-6 pm

Library closing dates

Can’t make it to the building? We have options.

  • Mail delivery lets you send items right to your doorstep.
  • The Bookmobile comes to most neighborhoods in Skokie.
  • Homebound delivery brings items to you if you are homebound.
  • Online resources make research and learning availbale anytime, anyplace, using your library card.

Closed days

  • New Year's Day 
  • Easter 
  • Memorial Day 
  • Independence Day 
  • Labor Day 
  • Thanksgiving
  • Staff Day
  • Christmas Eve 
  • Christmas Day
  • The Library closes at 5:00pm on New Year's Eve


We're located on Oakton Street between Gross Point Road and Lincoln Avenue, just west of Skokie Village Hall. You can get here by bus, train, and car. The parking lot can get very full, but there is plenty of street parking nearby. 

Get directions to the library

Contact Us

  • Email: tellus@skokielibrary.info
  • Phone: 847-673-7774
  • Fax: 847-673-7797
  • TDD: 847-673-8926
  • Mail: 5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077