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The adventure begins at your library!  Use the smartest card - your library card - to receive free admission or a special discount at 18 unique Chicago area cultural destinations.



Kill A WattKill A Watt

Check out a "Kill A Watt" electricity usage monitor, available for one week through the Circulation Desk.

"Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books."

—Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) English philosopher, essayist, statesman


Welcome to the Berwyn Public Library

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 What's going on? Calendar Image 23rd Day Check out the calendar any time.

 Fall 2012 Limelight in PDF * Sign up for the monthly LimeLite


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 Vote - Hands Up

If you're not registered to vote from your current address, stop by the Berwyn Library and see one of our Voter Registrars, or go online to begin the registration process yourself.


The last day to register as a voter for the upcoming election is October 9.


Rocket Languages
Use your Berwyn Library Card to access our newest language learning tool.



Paper RetrieverFind out how much paper ACTUALLY gets put in that big green and yellow bin across the street from the library.


Did you know that the Community Room and Board Room are available to the public?  You can reserve them online here.


 For more information on upcoming programs or to register for an event, please visit our Calendar.


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Location & Hours

2701 S Harlem Ave.
Berwyn, IL 60402

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Mon-Thur:  9am-9pm
Fri-Sat:  9am-5pm
Sun:  1pm-5pm

Closed on Sunday

Summer Schedule &
Library Closings

need to get out of the weather?

The Berwyn Library is one of five designated warming/cooling centers within the City.

And we have so many events going on, and quiet places to read, or computers to use, it's a good place for anyone, one person or even the whole family, to spend a couple of hours avoiding the cold of winter or the heat of summer.

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