Free mental health assessments available

The library, in partnership with Rush University Medical Center is offering free mental health assessments (through prescheduled appointments) for children, teens, and adults on Wednesdays from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Main Library. A Rush psychologist will conduct the onsite assessment.

To learn more about these free assessments and to schedule an appointment, please contact Rob Simmons, the library’s Director of Social Services and Public Safety, at 708.697.6910 or

Learn more about the library’s Social Services and Safety team, and how it strives to ensure safety in the library and refer people to the resources they need, including those related to housing, employment, health care, immigration, and domestic violence. More »