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COVID-19 Update: Prior to visiting the Library, please review the Library Reopening Plan below. At this time, Library use is by appointment only. 

Library Reopening Plan

Bridgeview Campus Hours: 8 am to 6 pm Mondays through Thursdays; 8 am to 4 pm Fridays. The phone number is 708-237-5000 ext. 2636 and our email is

Summer and Interim Break Hours
During Interim Break weeks, the library is generally only open from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday and 9 am to 4 pm Friday’s but hours may vary. Please call your campus library for more information.

The Edward G. Schumacher Memorial Library, a not-for-profit organization, was established in 1991. The library is located at NC’s Bridgeview campus.

Librarians on staff are available for library instruction and individual reference assistance. The Schumacher Library is a member of the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) and Online Computer Learning Center (OCLC). Interlibrary loan of books and articles is available through OCLC. 

The library subscribes to numerous databases for online research and access to full-text articles and reports. These databases provide access to magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journal articles on a host of topics (EBSCOHost, ProQuest Research Library, FirstSearch), medical and business information, encyclopedic entries, and specialized reports (EBSCOHost, Cinahl with Full Text, Salem Health, Issues and Controversies).

Bridgeview 1.708.237.5000 - 7725 S. Harlem Ave. Bridgeview, IL 60455