The Chicago Public Library (CPL) has partnered with CFAP to house the Chicago Film Archive of Performance at the Harold Washington Library Center, the Central Library located at 400 S State St in Chicago’s downtown “Loop.”

The CFAP collection  complements CPL’s existing Chicago Theater Collection, also located at  Harold Washington Library’s Special Collection and Preservation  Division. To access to the CFAP and Chicago Theater Collections, the Reading Room is on the Ninth Floor and is open at the following:

Harold Washington Library Center

Reading Room Hours

Monday:         12:00p - 6:00p

Tuesday:        12:00p - 6:00p

Wednesday:   Closed

Thursday:       Closed

Friday:           12:00p - 4:00p

Saturday:       12:00p - 4:00p

Sunday:          Closed

More information about Chicago Public Library: 

Chicago Public Library

Special Collections

Chicago Theater Collection

Historic Programs (Digital Playbill Collection)