Chicago Public Library has announced new hours for 2012. All branches will be closed on Mondays.
Blackstone Library hours are:
Sun & Mon: CLOSED
Tues & Thurs: 10am – 6pm
Wed: 12 – 8pm
Fri & Sat: 9am – 5pm
Staggered hours which began in 2010 will continue at all branches. Visit www.chipublib.org to view hours of operation of other branches. These hours will remain in force until further notice.
Also, due to reductions in staff, toddler and preschool story times at Blackstone are cancelled until further notice.
The regional libraries, Sulzer on the north side, and Woodson on the south side, along with Harold Washington Library downtown, will continue to be open 9am -9pm, Monday – Thursday; 9am – 5pm, Friday and Saturday; 1pm – 5pm, Sunday.