The Lenhardt Library

One of the great treasures of the Chicago Botanic Garden is the Lenhardt Library. Located in the Regenstein Center, it is open to the public. Members of the Chicago Botanic Garden may borrow books for 28 days.

Library Hours

Lenhardt Plant Science Library

The Lenhardt Plant Science Library is located in the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center. Housing scientific journals and books, the Lenhardt Plant Science Library is not open to the public.

Contact Us

For general information, including book renewals, call (847) 835-8201. For reference questions, call (847) 835-8200, or contact the library at:


Lenhardt Library of the Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road Glencoe, IL 60022

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