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Library Locations

Information about Advocate Aurora Library’s eight locations at hospitals in Wisconsin and Illinois including staff, library hours and access

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Finding Us

  • Enter the main hospital building.
  • Take Elevator B to the 9th floor.
  • The library will be located to the left of the elevators.

Library Hours & Access

  • Access 24/7 to team members with an Advocate Lutheran General badge. 
  • Open to Advocate Aurora Health team members and affiliated staff.
  • Physical library is staffed Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.*  
  • Virtual service is available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

*Availability excludes holidays.

Contact the Staff

Phone: 847-723-7435


  • Two printers, 1 with copy and scan capabilities
  • Secure document destruction box, located to the left upon entering
  • Sixteen computers
  • Study and reading area

Book Self-Checkout

To borrow a book when the library is unstaffed, please follow these directions:

Option 1: Use a smartphone to fill out this form


Option 2:  Find the white/green checkout card in the front or back of the book. Fill out a print registration form at the desk if this is your first time borrowing an item. 

  • PRINT the date, your name, and your employee ID on the card. 
  • Place the card (and registration form) in the red basket in the round table or slide them under the librarian's office door.

Information on our circulation policies can be found on our services page

Book Return

Please return your books to the book drop, located next to the library door.


1775 Dempster St.
Park Ridge, IL 60068