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The Lenhardt Library

One of the great treasures of the Chicago Botanic Garden is the Lenhardt Library. Located in the Regenstein Center, it is open to the public. Members of the Chicago Botanic Garden may borrow books for 28 days.

Meet the Rare Books on Saturday, August 25. There are more than 4,000 titles in the Lenhardt Library's Rare Book Collection, including some more than 500 years old. This guided program includes an interpretive rare book talk with a small group in an informal setting. Free, preregistration required.

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Contact Us

For general information, including book renewals, call (847) 835-8201. For reference questions, call (847) 835-8200, or contact the library at:

Lenhardt Library of the Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road Glencoe, IL 60022

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