add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next
Zoom in Zoom out Pan left Pan right Pan up Pan down Maximum resolution Fit in window Fit to width Rotate left Rotate right Hide/show thumbnail
Reference room
Reference room
TitleReference room
DescriptionFrom text: "… the Reference Department, designed to serve and assist readers who may come to pursue their studies within the Library building. This department controls the entire resources of the Library. No card or guaranty of any sort is required, the only condition being that books shall not be taken from the room. All books that circulate for home use may be used here, and in addition many thousands of volumes not adapted to general circulation, by reason of their size, their costliness, or their rarity are at the free disposal of the patrons of this department. A staff of trained assistants is ready to lend aid..."
Source Page
Link to the Full-Text
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject NameChicago Public Library
SubjectPublic libraries
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
RightsImages in this collection were digitized through the University of Illinois Library's participation in the Open Content Alliance and may be used freely. Attribution to the University of Illinois is appreciated. High-resolution images can be downloaded from the Internet Archive at For further information, contact
Sub-CollectionInterior Scenes
Book TitleThe Chicago public library; a handbook
Author of the BookChicago Public Library.
CollectionPicture Chicago
powered by CONTENTdm ® | University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Homepage ^ to top ^