We help you discover and learn new things, enrich your life, and exchange ideas with our materials, technologies, and experiences.

Renovation 2020

Learn more about our exciting plans to update our interior spaces.
Visit the renovation website

Get a library card

Your library card opens up our rich collections, programming, and resources. Any Skokie resident can apply for a card. We also have options for businesses and those of you living in other suburbs.

Learn about library cards

Get here and get help

Find out when we're open, how to get to the library, and how to get help.

Learn about our hours, location, contact information

What to Expect

During the global pandemic and our ongoing renovation, visiting the library will feel a little different. There are safety procedures and guidelines that we all need to follow. Many of our usual in-person services are not available or have been modified.

Learn what to expect when you visit


Our bookmobile is a mobile library that brings books, DVDs, and more to locations throughout Skokie five days a week.

Find a stop near you

Requests for Proposals

As we develop and improve our services and facilities here at the library, we may issue requests for proposals.

View current and closed RFPs

Items for Sale

We sometimes sell things that are no longer needed in the library.

See available items

Apply for a job

Do you have something unique to offer the library and the community? Check our open jobs list and apply to work here.

Check our job listings

Who we are

Great people make a great library. Get to know the Board of Trustees and our staff.

How we operate

Get a better sense of what we do and how we operate. Read our policies, our strategic plan, our culture statement, and our annual report.

See what records we maintain.

Watch us in action

We regularly post videos to YouTube and images to Instagram that capture some of the amazing things that happen at the library.