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Chicago Public Library
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Established 1873
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States
Branches 79
Size 5,721,334 volumes (July 2010, ALA data)
Access and use
Circulation 10 million
Population served 2.8 million
Other information
Budget $106,000,000
Director Brian A. Bannon

The Chicago Public Library (CPL) is the public library system that serves the City of Chicago in the U.S. state of Illinois. It has over 80 libraries in the city.[1] The system was made in 1873.


  1. "Annual Report for 2010," Chicago Public Library.

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