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Local Author Collection

We provide a collection of works by authors residing in Cook and Will counties. Our adult collection is on the first floor in the Quiet Room and our children & teens collection is near the new books on the second floor.

If you are an author and reside in Cook or Will counties, you may submit your work for inclusion in this collection. Please view our full submission guidelines and complete the submission form below.

Prefer to apply on paper? A submission form is attached to the end of our guidelines document.