Saturday, February 23, 2013

Trail Point 14 - HILD LIBRARY

The Fredrick H. Hild Regional Library was founded in 1930.  I
t is one of many branches of the Chicago Public Library and is named  after Fredrick H. Hild, who was head librarian of the Chicago Public Library from 1887 to 1903.

The library contains 130,000 volumes. 
It serves
both children and adults from all parts of the Northside.  The Hild Library is also the home of the Ravenswood-Lakeview Historical Association, the area through which our trail passes.

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