Parking

Public Parking Facilities Near the Main Library


Evanston Public Library Basement Garage

Hours: This garage is open the same hours as the Main Library. Cars left in this garage after Library closing must remain in the garage until the Library reopens the next day. The hours are:

Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 Noon to 6 p.m.

 

Rates: Parking meters are enforced from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Meters cost 25¢ for 15 minutes. Maximum time allowed is 2 hours.
Number of spaces: 39 regular, 5 handicapped

Directions: Enter from Orrington Avenue using the driveway north of the Library. Call the Library Administrative office 847-448-8650 for more information.

 


Surface Lot East of the Main Library (behind Evanston Women’s Club)

Hours: This metered lot is accessible 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Rates: Parking meters are enforced from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Meters cost 25¢ for 15 minutes. Maximum time allowed is 2 hours. Parking is free after 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and on Sunday.
Number of spaces: 71 regular, 3 handicapped

Directions: Enter from Church Street using the driveway east of the Library.

 


Church Street Garage (East of Chicago Avenue between Church and Clark)

Hours: The Church Street Garage is open 24 hours, 7 days a week
Rates:

0-59 minutes - FREE
1-2 hours-$2.00
2-3 hours - $3.00
3-4 hours - $4.00
4-5 hours - $5.00
5-6 hours - $6.00
6-12 hours - $8.00
12-18 hours - $11.00
18-24 hours - $13.00

 

Number of spaces: 600 regular, 12 handicapped

Directions: Enter from Church Street or Clark Street just east of Chicago Avenue
The phone number for the Church Street garage is 847-328-4607.

 


Maple Avenue Garage (located north of Church Street at Clark Street)

Hours: The Maple Avenue garage is open 24 hours, 7 days a week
Rates:

0-1 hour - FREE
1-2 hours-$2.00
2-3 hours - $3.00
3-4 hours - $4.00
4-5 hours - $5.00
5-6 hours - $6.00
6-12 hours - $9.00
12-18 hours - $11.00
18-24 hours - $13.00


 

Number of spaces: 1400 regular, 25 handicapped

Directions: Enter from Maple Avenue at Clark Street. The phone number for the Maple Avenue garage is 847- 866-9240.


Additional Information

In addition to the above list, the City of Evanston has curbside, metered parking on most downtown streets.
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