Welcome to the El Centro Library & Learning Resource Center


The El Centro Library & Learning Resource Center is open! Please view our most up-to-date hours. NEIU librarians and staff are available to help with research and other library services via live chat. Check back here for updates on hours, and visit our library website or the El Centro Library & Learning Resource Center Guide for research help and access to online materials.


The El Centro Library & Learning Resource center is located on the 1st and 2nd floors in the western corner of the NEIU El Centro location at 3390 N. Avondale Ave. in Chicago. The branch includes a textbook collection, reference services and a popular reading collection.

Our holdings are cited within the Northeastern Illinois University Catalog as well as the Illinois I-Share Catalog and the OCLC World Catalog known as World Cat. We also provide full access to the online database collections as subscribed to and selected by our professional staff of librarians.


  • Full-service reference and circulation services
  • Interlibrary loan pick-up/drop-off
  • Subject librarian and library instruction
  • Individual research consultations
  • Learning Success Center tutors
  • Textbook collection and reserves
  • Popular reading collection
  • Computers
  • Printer/copier
  • Private study rooms
  • Group study space

Have a question or want more information? Ask a Librarian or check out the El Centro Library & Learning Resource Center Guide.


We do not have any upcoming events. Please check back for future events!